Peggy is Queen for the day

By Tristan Harris 08/06 Updated: 08/06 11:31

Buy photos » Chris Greening, Maureen Morse and Norma Richards give Peggy Smith the royal treatment. Picture by Marcus Mingins 2312032MMR

PATRIOTIC Peggy Smith was so excited about The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee that she dressed up as Her Majesty as part of the celebrations at Droitwich’s Westmead Care Home.

The 88-year-old delighted other residents and staff at the home, who donned red, white and blue for the occasion.

The home was fully decorated in bunting and traditional regalia for a ‘good old fashioned knees up’ and Dorothy Spencer created a giant crown cake, along with jubilee cupcakes.

Other activities included live music, face-painting, stalls selling bric-a-brac and a barbecue.

The home’s activities leader Maureen Morse said: “Peggy saw the tiara and said ‘it’s so beautiful’, so she wore it with great pride, along with some very regal gloves and a stunning dress.”

The home’s manager Sue Stokes added: “Our residents are so fond of The Queen, so we really pulled out all the stops to make sure this was a very special day for them look back on.

Popular Stories »

1 Droitwich to get new M&S Simply Food

2 Sat nav, iPad and designer shades taken from Mercedes in Droitwich

3 Car stolen from Droitwich's Charland Court

4 Droitwich man hunted for breaching prison licence

5 Police hunting thieves who stole scooter from the Spa

More news »

DIAMOND JUBILEE: Party fever unites communities

PATRIOTIC residents in seven Droitwich streets toasted HM

Youngsters host tea party

PATRIOTIC youngsters at Ombersley First School celebrated 60

Celebrate the sounds of France and Germany

MEMBERS of Droitwich’s twinning groups helped celebrate the

Showing their British pride

PUPILS at St Peter’s CE First School on

Regional news »


Worcester Observer

Visit the Worcester Observer website for the latest.

Evesham Observer
Police hunt lorry driver who asked to take pictures of ...

POLICE have launched a manhunt after a lorry driver asked ...

Redditch Standard
Redditch MP calls for fresh hospital services review

REDDITCH MP Karen Lumley has called for a fresh review ...

Stratford Observer
Grand National winning jockey backs Air Ambulance charity

A GRAND National-winning jockey whose life was saved by an ...

Business Directory »

See your advert here »