LAUNDRY UPGRADE | 2018

The Trustees have secured funding for the residents of James Lloyd Almshouse Trust to have a new fully equipped laundry facility.  We now have commercial Miele professional washing machines installed which have simple one button operation, offer reliability and efficiency, and a unrivalled reputation in the market.  We also have new Miele commercial vented tumble dryers which are also class leading vented tumble dryers ...
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NEW WINDOWS | INSTALLED 2017

The 2017 new window installations were completed at the beginning of November after a six week programme had commenced.  The new windows not only look stunning but have also had an impact on noise reduction for our residents and will increase energy efficiencies for our properties ...
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HOMEMADE SOUP & JACKET POTATOES | SATURDAY 4TH NOVEMBER 2017

Time for some winter warmers in the communal lounge and sparklers lighting up the grounds.  Homemade vegetable soup, crusty buttered rolls and fluffy jacket potatoes will be served from 18:30 ...
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COCKTAILS & MOCKTAILS | SATURDAY 28th OCTOBER 2017

It was lovely to see our residents come together for a relaxing evening enjoying a fruity delight for the night! ...
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Macmillan Coffee Morning | Friday 29th September 2017

Our residents baked all day and produced some delightful cakes for the Macmillan coffee morning and raised £225.00 for this wonderful cause. A huge "Thank you" to all who attended and enjoyed the moment ...
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Little Piece Of History Springs To Light

Whilst spring cleaning the James Lloyd Almshouses the Warden, Dee Flint, came across some very old papers – one, an extremely significant part of the history of the Trust! The old papers Dee unearthed included the original Deed of the Almshouses, which gives an interesting insight into Elmira Lloyd’s original founding of the James Lloyd Trust. The Deed tells us James and Elmira Lloyd lived in Showell Green, which today is in Birmingham but, in the 1860s, was part of Worcestershire. Following James’s death, in 1865, Elmira moved to Southfield House, Malvern and, in memory of her late husband, she decided ...
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Table Sale Tops £300!

The recent table top sale at James Lloyd Trust Almshouses raised an incredible £303. The majority of the money came from a special raffle and the table top sales. Entry fees and the sale of a cake - made by resident Mrs. Griffin - and biscuits donated by the local shop and Post Office, raised a further £28. At the end of the day £50 was donated to Woodlands Nursery, Bournville. The remainder of the monies raised will pay for the James Lloyd residents’ Christmas party, which will be held in the common room, on 13th December ...
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Chilli Firework Night

The night of Friday 2nd November saw 24 of the James Lloyd Trust’s 28 residents step out and enjoy a special fireworks display, hot jacket potatoes and chilli con carne al fresco in the grounds of the almshouses ...
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