22nd April, 2016
Shenley Wood Village resident Barbara Bennett celebrated her 90th birthday on Thursday, on the same day as the Queen!
As Barbara was preparing for her birthday, Village Activity Facilitator Leigh West sent a message to BBC’s The One Show to tell them about the coincidence, and they invited Barbara and her family down to London.
She was interviewed live on air, and said that the team made a real fuss of her.
Leigh said: “Her day included a visit from Long Meadow School in Milton Keynes who brought flowers to her in the day and sung her happy birthday. She also had a party in the Village with residents, friends and family who travelled from around the world to be with her on her special day.”
Barbara’s celebrations even continued the following day, as The One Show sent her a birthday cake, which she shared with residents at Shenley Wood Village in the piazza.
Picture: Barbara on the set of The One Show.
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