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Turning Point in Warwickshire holds bake-off competition

Published on Monday, 4th July 2016

Our Mayor tried out all the tasty cakes at Turning Point's bake off at the Cedars in Bulkington this weekend.

Spoons at the ready it’s baking time!

Councillor Jill Sheppard, Mayor of Nuneaton and Bedworth, MP Mark Pawsey, friends, family, health professionals and members of the local community attended Turning Point’s bake-off over the weekend (July 1).

The learning disability service held the competition at The Cedars, in Bulkington, where participants got the chance to show off their baking skills.

Jill Sheppard, Mayor of Nuneaton and Bedworth, said:

“It was nice to see the residents of the area getting involved and I want to thank them for the warm welcome I received from everyone who attended the event.

“Judging the cake competition was really difficult but I picked a winner who was delighted to receive their certificate.

“The staff work hard to make the residents comfortable and there is a really homely feel and I know the residents are well looked after.”

Jill Sheppard, Nuneaton and Bedworth Mayor at Turning Point in Warwickshire.

 

Jill Brown, Team Leader at Turning Point’s learning disability service said:

“At Turning Point, we involve the people we support so that they are empowered to live as independently as possible.

“By opening our doors to the community, we wanted them to meet the people we support and to get to know them.”

Turning Point supports people with learning disabilities across Warwickshire.

To find out more, visit the website: http://www.turning-point.co.uk/warwickshire-learning-disability-services.aspx.