Remembering the birds and animals...

On a recent visit to our two Wigton reserves, I was pleased to find a plaque commemorating the lives of all those birds and animals who served during the wars; all too often the younger generation 'forget' just how much these animals gave - often their lives - in order we could enjoy the freedom we all keep today.


Whilst on the topic of Remembrance; please don't forget Knoxwood's Open Day next Sunday 5th August - let's hope the good weather continues and brings with it lots of support. Knoxwood continue to care for a number of our former residents from our Rochdale site, and through the use of our hospital facilities and nature reserves continue to save lives each and every day.


Nigel

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