CHRISTMAS came early for a group of care home residents who were all given presents by a local solicitors.

Residents from Dovercourt House Care Home, in Fronks Road, were each given gifts of good will from staff at Ellision’s Solicitors, in Kingsway, Dovercourt, last week.

All 18 of the residents were given presents to open on Christmas morning with their friends and families.

Lisa Keppel, activities co-ordinator at Dovercourt House Care Home, said: “Ellison’s Solicitors very kindly donated Christmas presents to every one of our residents.

“Alan Holson, Denise Warren and Clair Clark came to the home and chatted to the residents and gave them their presents.

“It was such a kind thing to do and very much appreciated by the residents and staff at Dovercourt House - we are overwhelmed by their generosity.”