Unlikely friendship between 93-year-old and local teenagers

Doug Tamsett SUS-170125-125517001
Doug Tamsett SUS-170125-125517001
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Pupils from a local school have spent time with a Hailsham care home resident after they formed a special friendship last year.

Doug Tamsett, aged 93, a resident at Bowes House care home on Battle Road, received a visit from pupils from Hailsham Community College, and enjoyed the afternoon chatting over tea.

The special relationship started last year, when it became a tradition for the students to give Doug a wave on their way home from school as they passed him each day. In December, the pupils surprised Doug with a special visit and a Christmas present.