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£9million Rutland care home passes major milestone




The Lord Lieutenant of Rutland bravely climbed three storeys of scaffolding to mark a major milestone in a £9million Oakham care home.

Dr Sarah Furness performed the ‘topping out’ of the Oakham Grange Nursing home wearing a hard hat and hi vis jacket.

The ‘topping out’ ceremony is a modern twist on the ancient Scandinavian religious rite of placing a tree atop a new building to appease the tree-dwelling spirits displaced in its construction.


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