West End’s Got Talent to showcase older residents skills
Published by NigelHowle for Staffordshire Housing Group in Housing and also in Communities, Environment
The West End Village, Stoke.
Older residents will showcase their skills as a community comes together for theWest End’s Got Talent event in Stoke on Monday.
The special event is being held by residents at Staffordshire Housing Association’s West End Village to mark national Older People’s Day on Monday, October 1.
Residents will be showcasing their skills which include writing, painting, gardening, weaving, poetry, rug making and baking.
There will be items for sale including knitted “doggie jumpers.”
The event, which is open for all to attend, takes place from 10am and 2pm in the village’s conservatory and community room.
The over-55s will be joined by around 60 children fromStokeMinsterPrimary Schoolwho are taking part in a project called The Child In All Of Us.
West End Village, located inLondon Road, Stoke, provides 100 apartments for residents aged 55 and over.
The complex, opened in early 2011, also has communal facilities including a gym, hairdressers, general store and restaurant.
It allows residents to live independently while having access to a range of staff and services when they need them.
For media enquiries contact Sandra Barber at Staffordshire Housing Association on 01782 744533.
Notes to Editors:
Staffordshire Housing Group is committed to building a better future for local communities. The group’s parent organisation, Staffordshire Housing Association, has around 3,000 homes for rent and sale, including three older people’s villages, and offers a range of tenant services. Revival Home Improvement Agency works with older and vulnerable home owners to help them stay warm, secure and independent in well-maintained homes.BlueMountainHousing Association works closely with refugees to provide essential support and help with access to healthcare, education, training and employment. Since April 2012, Hanley-based charity Arch has been part of the group. Arch provides accommodation and support services to people in need, including survivors of domestic violence, ex-offenders and young people leaving care.