Babs celebrates 100 with party at St Mary's House

Hemel Hempstead resident Babs Watson celebrated her 100th birthday with family and special guests.

Thursday, 18th February 2016, 8:31 pm
Updated Thursday, 18th February 2016, 9:34 pm
Babs Watson celebrates 100th birthday with special guests and family

Babs lives at the Abbeyfield sheltered house, St Mary’s House in George Street, and the house hosted a big party for all her family, friends, fellow residents, present and past volunteers and staff.

Guests of honour were Hemel Hempstead MP Mike Penning and Mayor Gbola Adeleke.

After a toast and speeches, the Mayor gave Babs his chain of office for a short time as she became ‘honorary Mayor’.

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A spokeswoman for Abbeyfield said: “Babs has an extremely active mind and was recently interviewed for the Abbeyfield in-house newsletter.”

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