Pensioners celebrate British Pie Week

RESIDENTS got their teeth into a tasty event to honour of a British culinary classic.

Friday, 10th March 2017, 6:00 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:52 am
Neil Thompson with residents Pamela Harrison (left) and Pamela Hayer ready to tuck into the pie at Abbeyfield Locks Heath

Eighty guests at Abbeyfield Locks Heath & District Society tucked into four 2ft wide savoury pies to mark British Pie Week. The pies were made by senior house manager for Locks Heath and Salisbury, Neil Thompson, a former Royal Navy chef.

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Mr Thompson said: ‘There was a real party atmosphere and it helps to endorse the fact that we are a community while keeping alive a British culinary tradition.’