CARE home residents received a special invitation to a Skelmersdale café that specialises in turning supermarket surplus food into delicious meals.
Residents and staff at Aaron Crest Care Home, on Tanhouse Road, were given the VIP treatment at the nearby Junk Food Café.
Café coordinator David Scott reserved a table and served a home cooked, three-course banquet after spotting several of the home’s residents walking by.
They pass the Tanhouse Community Centre, where the café opens every Wednesday, on their weekly walk to the newsagents.
By editor Victoria Galligan
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