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Mayor of Truro visits Redannick

Posted by cornwallcare on December 29, 2016

Edna Barnes, one of our residents at Redannick in Truro, had a wonderful time meeting the Mayor this Christmas.

A little bit about Edna:

  • Edna joined us in Redannick in December 2015
  • She was born in Westfield, near Hastings
  • Edna married George at Westfield Church on May 11th 1963
  • Edna and George had two daughters, Hayley and Tracey, and they all lived in a flat on Corris Brook Road, St Leonards
  • At first, Edna was a stay-at-home mum, before she became a dinner lady at Snowdown School. She also did cashier work for the Stade - a fun-fair business - where they had a guard dog named Ben
  • Edna's children helped at the fun-fair during holiday time and weekends
  • Edna's family moved to Cornwall to be near their mum who was diagnosed with MS
  • One of Edna's favourite places is Malpas Park
  • Edna used to walk from Penzance to Newlyn
  • She loved watching the boats at Falmouth docks
  • Edna enjoys listening to music; her favourites are Nat King Cole, the Bee Gees, Neil Diamond, Jonny Mathis and Alfie Boe
  • Edna also like to watch old movies

Edna is well loved by the staff at Redannick, who were delighted to see how she lit up when visited by the Mayor of Truro this Christmas.

Find out more about Redannick here.