ExtraCare Resident Stories

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media picture Lilian Calvert
Lark Hill Village, Nottingham
Channel 4

Lilian Calvert started tap dancing when she was just seven years old. It was during the war, and she asked her mother for a shilling for her first lesson. At 81 she's now teaching tap dancing at Lark Hill Village where she lives.

media picture Lavinia Faulkner
Lark Hill Village, Nottingham
Channel 4

Lavinia Faulkner has around 200 owl ornaments and pictures. They decorate her bungalow at Lark Hill Village where a picture of her great-granddaughter takes pride of place on the living room wall.

media picture Kathleen Mayfield
Lark Hill Village, Nottingham
Channel 4

Ninety one-year-old great grandmother Kathleen Mayfield is no stranger to children. She brought up six of her own.

media picture Ken Pidcock
Lark Hill Village, Nottingham
Channel 4

Ken Pidcock calls his bungalow at Lark Hill Village ‘Little Africa.’ African artefacts are everywhere, presents from the students he taught while he was there. On the living room wall there is a photograph of a lion, African art adorns the walls.

media picture Fred Thompson
Lark Hill Village, Nottingham
Channel 4

Fred Thompson was just six years old when he was evacuated to America to protect him from harm after the outbreak of war. It was five years later, and the end of the war, when he saw his parents again.

For further information on any of these case studies, please contact:

Lucy Clark, Communications Officer, on 02476 506011
lucy.clark@extracare.org.uk

Cheryl Flounders, Media Officer, on 07592 776 571 cheryl.flounders@extracare.org.uk 

Richard Tower, Communications Manager, on 0772 055 3658 richard.tower@extracare.org.uk