Pimms party for 101-year-old still going strong

Pimms, strawberries, and cream teas for all rounded off celebrations for an elderly pensioner who reached a birthday milestone recently.

Ruth Jones, of Arden House, Cantelupe Road, turned 101 last Friday (25 July), and said she “felt like royalty” after staff and residents at Arden House residential home created a real party spirit. Ruth thanked guests and friends for turning out.

Ruth was “very grateful” to all the staff at Arden House for a beautiful event. She also thanked her guests from Marlborough House, and The Sackville . Ruth enjoys an active social life within the home and regularly attends the golf club, bowls club and Blind Society and puts her long life down to the good food and support she receives at Arden.