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Young generation helps old as scout group creates striking new wall art for Eye care home

1st Eye scouts join the residents and staff at Hartismere Place Eye after donating art works as part of their World Challenge badge. 
Oliver with resident Ivan Howlett. Photo: Lucy Taylor.

1st Eye scouts join the residents and staff at Hartismere Place Eye after donating art works as part of their World Challenge badge. Oliver with resident Ivan Howlett. Photo: Lucy Taylor.

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A scout group created some new wall art for elderly residents at a care home.

1st Eye scouts join the residents and staff at Hartismere Place Eye after donating art works as part of their World Challenge badge. 
Charlie, Liam, Samuel and Christopher with resident Carol Downie. Photo: Lucy Taylor. 1st Eye scouts join the residents and staff at Hartismere Place Eye after donating art works as part of their World Challenge badge. Charlie, Liam, Samuel and Christopher with resident Carol Downie. Photo: Lucy Taylor.

1st Eye Scout group worked on the four pieces of artwork for their world challenge award for several months.

Children visited Hartismere Place care home during the project to play games with residents and draw up their ideas for the artwork.

It now has pride of place in the garden at the venue in Eye, near Diss.

Hartismere place customer relations manager, Angela Hodge, said: “We were delighted when the 1st Eye Scout Group chose us for this exciting project. The residents have loved having the children around and contributing their own ideas to the artwork.

1st Eye scouts join the residents and staff at Hartismere Place Eye after donating art works as part of their World Challenge badge. 
Millie and Lucy with resident Alfred Elliot. Photo: Lucy Taylor. 1st Eye scouts join the residents and staff at Hartismere Place Eye after donating art works as part of their World Challenge badge. Millie and Lucy with resident Alfred Elliot. Photo: Lucy Taylor.

“The final piece looks brilliant and really helps bring our garden to life.

“We would like to thank the scouts for all their hard work on the artwork, which now makes a lovely backdrop to the area where the residents and garden club have been busy planting seeds and bulbs.”

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