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.
The Carousel Theatre Company put on a puppet show for our residents at Birtley House
'Teamwork makes the dream work'
Throwback to 'Burns Night' at Birtley House
Another day for intergenerational learning to take place
A group coffee morning for all to enjoy
Well rested and returning home...
A family affair at our annual Carol concert