A new luxury care home in Market Deeping gave its guests a VIP welcome at its official opening.
Among those impressed with the 31-bed home, which will offer its residents hotel-style acccomodation and is one of a numer of homes in the area run by Country Court Care, was Mayor Wayne Lester.
Coun Lester peformed the opening ceremony following a tour of the facilities.
Chef Donald Marshall gave visitors a taste of the standard of food residents can expect, with jazz musicians providing the entertainment.
Among the representives of local clubs was Dave Turner of Deeping Lions.
He said: “This is an amazing asset for the town. The rroms are luxurious and much better than some hotels.
“The Lions are planning to get more involved with the new homes opening here, maybe bring the sleigh and Santa here at Christmas and provide some entertainment.”