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LOCAL CARE HOME RESIDENTS VOTE FOR NAMES

LOCAL CARE HOME RESIDENTS VOTE FOR NAMES
12th May 2010

Though the ballots may have already been counted, one polling station remains open in Oxted.

After casting their vote for the leader of the country, residents at Tandridge Heights care home in Oxted are now voting for the name of their new sister care home in Hurst Green as part of a competition with the local junior school.

Pupils from Holland Junior School in Hurst Green submitted suggestions for the name of the new 70 bed care home by national care provider Barchester Healthcare. The people who live at Tandridge Heights have been drafted in to pick the winning name from a short list at the home.

Mickey Shirley, the Regional Operations Director for Tandridge Heights and the new build in Hurst Green, said: "The residents at Tandridge Heights are all very excited about the opening of their sister home and are pleased to be able to vote in the new name. At Barchester we pride ourselves on building up excellent relationships with our local community and our new home is no different!"

The winner of the competition with Holland Junior School and the name of the new home and the will be announced in the coming weeks.