AFTER almost 18 years of continuous service at Threshfield Court Care Home, much-loved maintenance expert, Noel Storey has decided to retire.

Staff and residents at the home sent Noel off in style with champagne and presents to thank him for many years of dedication.

During his time at Threshfield Court Care Home Noel has become an integral part of the family.

As well as carrying out his role as head of maintenance he has made props and participated in many home production shows for residents.

The home said he had always ‘gone the extra mile’ to help anyone.

He has made many friends both with the staff and residents and been told he is welcome anytime to pop if for a cup of tea and a sausage butty.