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Sadie is celebrating 100 with a sing-a-long birthday

PUBLISHED: 09:00 03 February 2018

Sadie Tisdale celebrating her 100th birthday at Golden Sands with grandson Robbie and son Roger. Picture: Sarah Howells

Sadie Tisdale celebrating her 100th birthday at Golden Sands with grandson Robbie and son Roger. Picture: Sarah Howells

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Golden Sands resident Sadie Tisdale is celebrating her 100th birthday today with a musical afternoon at the Westward Ho! nursing home.

A Westward Ho! nursing home resident is celebrating turning 100 today (Saturday) with a sing-a-long celebration.

Sadie Tisdale, who lives at Golden Sands, was born in Pangbourne, Berkshire, on February 3, 1918.

Staff at Golden Sands present Sadie Tisdale with her special 100th birthday cake. Staff at Golden Sands present Sadie Tisdale with her special 100th birthday cake.

She attended St John’s School where her favourite subject was English, and left at the age of 14.

Sadie went on to work as a shorthand typist at an engineering company, which she said she enjoyed.

Sadie Tisdale celebrating her 100th birthday at Golden Sands. Picture: Sarah Howells Sadie Tisdale celebrating her 100th birthday at Golden Sands. Picture: Sarah Howells

One day when she was leaving work and walking home, she met her husband Bob, who was cycling.

They married in St Leonard’s Church in Malvern, and Sadie remembers wearing a multi-coloured two-piece, with a bouquet of fuschias.

She has one son, former Torridge District Councillor Roger Tisdale, and an eight-year-old grandson, Robbie.

Staff at Golden Sands have organised musical entertainment for Sadie’s birthday this afternoon as she loves singing along.

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