Home event also marks birthday

An open day is taking place at a Morpeth care home tomorrow (Friday).

And the event at Riverside House in Low Stanners will also celebrate the 101st birthday of resident Bessie McKay.

Bessie, who has two sons, was born in Blyth and worked as a drapery assistant.

There will be musical entertainment and stalls selling books, bric a brac and cakes, a tombola and a raffle will raise money for the care home.