Newport mayor helps mark 100-year-old's birthday
5:10pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014 in News
At Tregwillym Lodge in Rogerstone, resident Anne Hobbs celebrated her 100th birthday on 29 June 2014. Pictured is Anne in the lounge area with birthday balloons celebrating her 100 years. (7718638)
A NEWPORT woman was granted a visit from city mayor Cllr Matthew Evans at a special birthday party on reaching her century at the weekend.
Annie Hobbs, who was born in Ireland, had relatives who travelled into Newport from the United States and others from her home country for her party at Tregwillym Lodge nursing home in Rogerstone.
Mrs Hobbs, who moved to Wales when she was 18, worked as a residential homes matron.
Among the guests at Sunday’s party were her nephew and niece from Florida.