Stories
Newport Road

41-newport-1-2(Pictured: Douglas, Gabriel, Gary, Ian and Jean).

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Ian

Living at home in different parts of the country including London, Newcastle, Salisbury and then the Isle of Wight in 2012. Ian is keen on indoor bowls and belongs to a nearby club in Cowes!

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Gabriel

The longest resident at Newport Road, Gabriel arrived in 1993 from her home in Ryde. She is very keen on drawing and writing, and it is said that some of her early work had been displayed in a gallery. Gabriel’s bedroom is full of lots of items she likes to collect, including dolls and cuddly animals!

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Jean

Arrived in 2005 moving in from her home in Newport, Isle of Wight. As can be seen, Jean is keen on knitting, and also likes to go out to her Activity Day Centre. When at home Jean likes to watch Dinosaur films and Garfield cartoons!

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Douglas

Has lived at Newport Road since 2008. Douglas previously lived with Monks at Western Manor on the Isle of Wight. He enjoys photography and is a Manchester United fan!

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Gary

Originally living in East Cowes before taking up Residence at Newport Road in 2007. Gary enjoys amateur dramatics and swimming, and is a keen Portsmouth football supporter!