It’s a party in the park for the care home residents

Elderly residents were given a special day out at a county country park.

Care home residents from across south east Northumberland were invited to a special picnic organised by MindActive.

MindActive Picnic at Plessey Woods Country Park, Bedlington.'REF 2608146977

MindActive Picnic at Plessey Woods Country Park, Bedlington.'REF 2608146977

The picnic took place at Plessey Woods Country Park, near Bedlington, last Tuesday.

Organisers said it was held to give residents the chance to get out of their care homes and catch up with old friends as well as give them the chance to make new ones.

As well as food and refreshments, there was also a range of activities and live music taking place.