Halloween fun comes to Suffolk

RESIDENTS of an old people's home turned into witches and warlocks as old and young people celebrated Halloween.Staff at the Prince of Wales Drive residential home paid a pound to dress up for the autumn festival and laid on activities for the 43 residents.

RESIDENTS of an old people's home turned into witches and warlocks as old and young people celebrated Halloween.

Staff at the Prince of Wales Drive residential home paid a pound to dress up for the autumn festival and laid on activities for the 43 residents.

“We try to do something different each year,” said administrator Jan Simpson.

“Activity and stimulation is very important for people staying here.”

Children in Suffolk also got dressed up for Halloween.

Meanwhile kids from Birch Farm day care nursery, at Silver Hill in Hintlesham, put on witches and skeleton costumes and some even dressed as pumpkins.

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“We had a few party games - pass the parcel, cake-making and painting. About 50 children were involved.”

“Some of the children were a bit shocked at the decorations to start with but then they got used to them. Everyone was really excited,” said Sarah Sharman, deputy manager of the nursery.

And children at a Helmingham nursery also dressed up and drew pictures for Halloween.

The Old School House nursery had an extra reason to celebrate as it has just been awarded a judgement of outstanding in its recent Ofsted inspection.

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