Seaside Picnic at ‘Airbourne’

 A large group of residents and family piled into Heffle Court’s minibus recently in anticipation of an exciting day at the Eastbourne International Air Show.

 

The show coincided with the home’s annual summer picnic and would have provided the perfect backdrop on what promised to be an action-packed day. ‘Airbourne’ as it is known, was celebrating its 20th Anniversary and the town was busier than ever across the weekend.

 

Sadly no one had told the weather, which failed to deliver a sunny day. A low bank of cloud and mist directly over Eastbourne seafront on the day lead to the cancellation of the flying displays. The low cloud base of only 300 feet in Eastbourne and 200 feet at Shoreham Airport, meant that some aircraft could not get airborne and others could not display safely.

 

This however did not deter the group as the lack of aircraft made for a more tranquil picnic in the beautiful Sussex town. Everyone had a wonderful day enjoying the sights and sounds of the seaside.

 

Located in the East Sussex market town of Heathfield, Heffle Court is a purpose-built care home providing specialist care for 32 elderly residents living with a form of dementia. The home offers a range of care provision from residential to nursing care depending upon the needs of the individual.

Heffle Court

Home Manager

Debby Potter

Address

Station Road,
Heathfield,
East Sussex,
TN21 8DR

Contact
0808 223 5510
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