Northants Telegraph Sunday Extra – retirement home awards, top gigs and World Book Day

Carley Young receiving her award.

We have so much news these days that we can’t always fit it all into the work week. So every Sunday we’ll bring you updates on recent stories, news in brief and other things you need to know across Corby, Wellingborough, East Northamptonshire and Kettering.

A nursing home manager from Wellingborough won an award for his dedication and passion.

Carley Young, manager of Anchor’s Bilton Court care home in Queensway, has won an Anchor Colleague Award for her incredible professionalism in her duties and her empathy for the people she cares for.

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Mia and Alisha, Belvoir’s new recruits.

Emma Wright, Anchor’s Wellness Coordinator for the Southeast Region, said, “I’m thrilled that Carley won an Anchor Colleague Award! I nominated her because she is so committed to her work at Anchor’s Bilton Court care home. It’s clear that she loves everyone she works with, and they love her.

“Carley has also done amazing things to connect our care home with the local community. Every time I chat with residents and loved ones at Anchor’s Bilton Court care home, they spend half their time telling me how brilliant she is and how much they appreciate what she does for them. I honestly can’t say enough good things about Carley, she’s a real diamond! »

Carley said, “I’m deeply honored to have won an Anchor Colleague Award and truly touched by all the lovely things people have said. I really enjoy working at Anchor’s Bilton Court care home. I guess that’s the secret, if you like where you work and what you do, it makes everything that much easier!

A well-known Corby estate agent recruited two new employees in response to the recent boom in the real estate market.

Kate Chadwick.

Belvoir has appointed Mia Tansur as new sales negotiator and Alisha Brennan as leasing consultant after an extremely busy time at the George Street office.

Mia, 22, has considerable experience in sales and customer service having worked as a business development manager for an events company in Lutterworth and running a livery business, as well as an agent company well-known national real estate.

Mia said, “The whole team at Belvoir has been really welcoming and I’m really enjoying my new role.

Alisha grew up in Corby and hopes to put her local knowledge to good use. The mother-of-one works closely with landlords and tenants to keep the rental side of the business running smoothly.

Children from South End Secondary School.

Alisha is also a law graduate, with an LLB (Hons) degree in Law and Criminal Justice, and has just registered to start studying for her ARLA qualification.

Bobby Singh Braich, Managing Director of Belvoir, said: “We are delighted to have added two brilliant new members of staff to our team in Mia and Alisha. Their skills and local knowledge will be a great asset to our business and we wish them the best of luck in their new roles.

Award-winning duet “Over the Moon” play a concert to benefit the Gretton Village Hall Maintenance Fund.

The pair hail from the foothills of Alberta’s Rocky Mountains and will perform at the venue on Saturday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m.

Suzanne Levesque and Craig Bignell play double bass, guitars, five-string banjo and have strong vocal harmonies reminiscent of 1940s Western Swing, Appalachian Old Time and Cowboy Blues. Tickets are £10 in advance from Andy Butterworth on 07949 624012 or at the door.

Kate Chadwick was recently named executive director of Stanwick Lakes and one of the first tasks of his new position is to relaunch the site’s visitor center, which has been closed since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.

A central part of the Stanwick Lakes site, the Visitor Center is used by more than 300,000 people a year and will reopen in early April 2022. Kate will also refresh the organization’s branding and relocate a key feature of the site. playground equipment damaged by fire in 2021.

She said: “We have an intense few weeks to get everything up and running before the reception center relaunch in April, but the whole team here is pulling together. In the meantime, the site remains open as usual to the public, including our extensive play areas, outdoor catering kiosk and other facilities.

Adults, children, parents and teachers can now access specialized help for neurodiverse diseases such as ADHD, autism and dyslexia following the official opening of the county’s only dedicated help center in Wellingborough.

Local dignitaries including Wellingborough Mayor Cllr Lora Lawman and Events Committee member Cllr Mark Jones attended the official opening of the Neurodiversity Networks CIC base in Silver Street.

Jannine Perryman, Managing Director of Neurodiversity Networks CIC and former teacher with special needs, said: “The launch of the Wellingborough hub means we can offer a range of face-to-face support and expert services for children and adults living in the area. with a wide range of conditions including ADHD, autism and dyslexia.

“It is so important to see these developments within and for the neurodiverse community, we feel privileged to be a part of it.”

Coldplace, a tribute to Coldplay and friends of the band, have announced their brand new show for 2022 and they will be heading to the Castle Theater in Wellingborough on Friday May 6.

They welcomed My Daddies author Gareth Peter, born in Northamptonshire, to their school.

He opened the new space in their library dedicated to diversity as well as workshops throughout the day.

Suzanne Lewis, head of reading at the school, said: “As children’s first perceptions of the world and its cultures are shaped by the books we read, it is essential that they see a true reflection of our society. in the recommended literature and available to them.

“Books in this new area cover topics such as religion, race, family, disability, illness, immigration, bullying and mental health. These carefully chosen titles will help promote and develop a understanding of diversity, including empathy and tolerance of our different backgrounds, as well as entertaining and celebrating our rich common cultural heritage.

In less than 48 hours, the Weavers Academy community mobilized to help Ukrainian refugees.

They were inundated with donations and sundries requested by Northampton Saints Rugby Club who organized the appeal.

On Friday, they took two minibuses full of supplies to Franklin Gardens, home of the Northampton Saints, ready to be transported to the Ukrainian borders.

A school spokesperson said: ‘The Weavers Academy would like to thank all of the families who selflessly assisted with this appeal and the Bookers staff who brought us donations from the local branch.’

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