Staff, residents, relatives and the local community came together at Hickathrift House Care Home to enjoy a spring fair held in the home’s grounds.

The event, on May 18, included a variety of activities throughout the day, including a book sale, games, a tombola, barbecue and 15 local businesses and craft stalls.

Entertainment was provided by KJ Entertainments and this included  face painting, balloon modelling and singing, which were enjoyed by everyone who came to the event.

The home also had a car washing service named Auto Fusion Detailing which two 14-year-old entrepreneurs run.

Wisbech Standard: The car wash business is run by two teenagers.The car wash business is run by two teenagers. (Image: Hickathrift House)

The Spring Fair also became the first official engagement the newly elected mayor of Wisbech, Sidney Imafidon.

He said, “I had the pleasure of visiting Hickathrift House today and meeting the residents, stallholders and visitors. A wonderful event bringing people together”.

Betty, Jean and Barrie, three residents at Hickathrift House, were hosting the Hickathrift stalls and raised an incredible £522 with the barbecue.

Wisbech Standard: Resident Betty enjoyed the Spring fair.Resident Betty enjoyed the Spring fair. (Image: Hickathrift House)

The Residents’ Fund helps to create iexperiences for residents and goes towards the life enrichment program at the home.