housing scheme celebrates its 21st birthday
at Homes in Sedgemoor's supported housing scheme in Burnham-On-Sea
have marked its 21st birthday this week with a special celebration.
scheme at Elizabeth Court provides 42 flats for elderly people
with support needs.
Executive of Homes in Sedgemoor Dawn Lang and the Leader of Sedgemoor
District Council Duncan McGinty were among those invited along
to mark the milestone.
members Angela Macbeth, Janet Baggs and Leslie Hewlitt - who have
worked at the scheme for the last 21 years - were thanked for
Southern, one of the original residents who still lives there,
said: "It was a very enjoyable day, everyone seemed happy
and lots of tenants attended, all of whom enjoyed themselves"
present was John Thomson, who worked for Sedgemoor District Council
but is now Chief Executive of Sedgemoor Housing Association, and
was at the opening of the building 21 years ago.
Executive of Homes in Sedgemoor Dawn Lang added: "This extra
care scheme has a wonderful community spirit and is clearly a
brilliant place to live and work. It has been lovely to see everyone
John Thomson, Chief Executive of SHAL Housing, Duncan McGinty,
Leader of Sedgemoor District Council, Dawn Lang, Chief Executive
of Homes in Sedgemoor, Gary Hortop, Supported Housing Manager,
Homes in Sedgemoor, and Angela Macbeth, Janet Baggs, and Leslie
Hewlitt, employees at Elizabeth Court, Joan Southern, tenant at
Elizabeth Court and centre bottom row; Jane Lock, Extra Care Manager
at Elizabeth Court