As autumn is now upon us the apples in the Orchard are now ready to be eaten. There are a few different varieties which are grown here which include: Claygate Pearman, Cox’s Orange Pippin, Joybells, American Mother and Lord Lambourne. Here are a few nutritional facts on apples:
Apples are a good source of fibre.
Apples are low in fat.
Apples contain Vitamin C.
Apples contain Vitamin K.
Apples are low in calories.
Apples do not contain salt.
Apples contain carbohydrate.
Apples have a sugar called fructose in them which makes them naturally sweet.
Apples contain a very small amount of iron.
Apples are a good preventative of heart disease.
A theraputic afternoon of arts, crafts and colouring...
Coffee, cake and chatter with friends...
Care services here at Birtley date back further than the NHS 70 years...
Fun in the sun for a teddy bears picnic.
Giving stone carving a go at Birtley House
This week (11 – 17 June) is Carers Week – an annual campaign that seeks to raise awareness of those who volunteer their time to care for others on an unpaid basis, highlight some of the challenges they face and recognise the contribution they make to society.
Afternoon of Willow Weaving and Wood Carving.
It’s Dementia Action Week 2018 this week (21 – 27 May) - an awareness week that exists to shine a light on the devastating condition, which is said to develop in someone every three minutes.