Monthly Archives: June 2020

Harold’s charity memoir tops £1,000

Harold’s charity memoir tops £1,000


93-year-old Harold Oliver has raised over £1,000 after writing his memoir and selling it to neighbours and friends. Harold, who lives at The Laurels Residential Care Home in Carlisle began writing down his childhood memories to keep busy when the Coronavirus restrictions began. He is very active and used to…

Creative staff adapt community room to overcome Coronavirus restrictions


Staff at a supported living service in West Berkshire have created a range of activities for service users who can’t access the community because of coronavirus restrictions. Support workers at Pelham House in Newbury have set up their own community centre for the people they support who can no longer…

93-year-old Harold sells childhood memories to raise money for care home residents


93-year-old Harold Oliver is selling his memoir to raise money for fellow residents at The Laurels residential care home in Carlisle. Harold, who was used to going out every day in his motorised wheel-chair, was looking for something to keep him occupied during the current Coronavirus restrictions. So he decided…