East Leeds: Angela Rippon has lead role at launch day

Angela Rippon at Augustus Court's opening event.
Angela Rippon at Augustus Court's opening event.
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Former newsreader Angela Rippon made headlines of her own as she joined residents, staff and guests at the official opening of a residential care home in Garforth.

And the TV personality was certainly impressed by what she saw at Augustus Court.

Angela said: “It has been lovely to come and see Augustus Court which is a genuine home from home.” The Church Gardens-based home is run by Meridian Healthcare.

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