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Harrogate independent school Belmont Grosvenor hands cash to horticultural charity Horticap

Staff and students at popular North Yorkshire charity Horticap have been given a boost during the current lockdown thanks to Harrogate school Belmont Grosvenor. Pupils, parents and teachers at the independent prep school, based at Swarcliffe Hall, Birstwith, chose Horticap as its charity of the year last year. The lockdown meant Belmont Grosvenor’s packed calendar of fundraising activities had to be put on hold, but the school was still able to organise a number of online and small-scale events and managed to raise £500 for Horticap. Belmont Grosvenor’s PTA sent a cheque to the charity – the money will be
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Harrogate care home residents celebrate World Book Day with a fairy tale tea party

Residents at brighterkind’s The Granby Care Home in Harrogate have celebrated World Book Day with a ‘Once upon a Time’ storytelling event and fairy tale themed tea party. After enjoying a screening of the film ‘Beauty and the Beast’, team members dressed up as characters from the book and led a reminiscence session asking residents to share memories of their favourite childhood tales. Residents took afternoon tea in the home’s ballroom which was decorated in a fairy tale theme and enjoyed the chef’s prince and princess cupcakes. Magic Moments Club Coordinator Lydia Jackson said: What a magical day! Everyone really
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