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PICTURES: Christmas jumper party shows Eilean Dubh care home residents on Black Isle are a tight-knit group as they prepare for first festive season together


By Hector MacKenzie

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Billy Mackintosh and activity coordinator Fiona Stoddart.
Billy Mackintosh and activity coordinator Fiona Stoddart.

Residents and staff at a newly opened Fortrose care home got into the festive spirit as they held a Christmas jumper party in preparation for their first Christmas together.

There was no pulling the wool over their eyes as the fun loving residents at Eilean Dubh modelled their colourful festive jumpers and danced the afternoon away listening to live music from Muir of Old based country singer Tony Tenderheart, while staff dressed as Elves.

Catherine Garrow.
Catherine Garrow.

Acting manager at Eilean Dubh Jackie Macrae said: "Everyone looked fantastic and really got into the spirit, posing for fun pictures and enjoying a dance to

Gib Weir.
Gib Weir.

Tony Tenderheart. We all had a great time and it gave us all a wonderful boost in the run up to Christmas. This will be the first Christmas for residents and staff at Eilean Dubh and we’re all looking forward spending it together. Dare I say it, but we’re a tight-knit group!"

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