Residents out and about to clean up Mansfield

Residents of a Mansfield care home got out and about for the seventh international clean-up Mansfield day.

Friday, 7th June 2019, 5:30 pm

The residents of Sanctuary Supported Living’s Corner House care home, on St Margaret Street, took to nearby streets today, Friday, June 7, to pick up litter.

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It’s time for clean-up Mansfield dayPupils from Mansfield school take part in clean-up dayThree teams of residents, who have a range of learning disabilities, went out with a support worker on the roads and paths close to their home, near Titchfield Park, as part of the annual event.

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Corner House residents, from left, David Calladine, aged 63, Tony Topley, 57, and Warren Bailey, 36, taking part in the litter pick. Picture: Jon Ball.

Jo Hardwick, care home manager, said: “We’ve been doing it since it started seven years ago.

“The people of Mansfield have been really kind and really supporting from a charity point of view and when we’re out.

“It’s about simply giving something back.

“It makes our residents feel part of the community and be accepted as part of the community and about meeting new people,”

Corner House residents, from left, David Calladine, aged 63, Tony Topley, 57, and Warren Bailey, 36, taking part in the litter pick.

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