Care UK invites the Lowestoft and Beccles community to name its new care home

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Members of the public are being invited to help name a new care home which will be constructed at Roman Hill on Love Road in Lowestoft.

Work on the new care home, which will be run by Care UK, starts in July and once construction is complete in late summer 2014, it will be home for up to 80 older people from the Lowestoft and the Beccles community.

Chris Hopkinson, Regional Operations Director at Care UK said: “We hope that local people will come up with interesting suggestions which will stand the test of time. We really hope this opportunity will fire people's imagination and creativity.”

He added: “Whether local people are inspired by famous figures of the county, key milestones in the town’s history or a family or community story, Care UK welcomes all suggestions and are looking forward to uncovering some interesting tales.”

Entry forms can be downloaded from www.careuk.com/giveourhomeaname. The deadline for entries is 20th May 2013 and the top suggestion made by a member of the public will receive a £100 ‘Love2Shop’ voucher. The final shortlist will feature suggestions from the public, the Care UK team and Care UK residents and their relatives, with a final choice being made in June. 

Lowestoft and Beccles are both towns full of historical and cultural tales; in the summer months Lowestoft is a thriving seaside resort with a history in the fishing industry, whilst just 10 miles away Beccles is a previous market town which was granted its Charter in 1584 by Elizabeth I.

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