There were big celebrations at Cameron House Care Home in Basildon as resident Bill Fredrick celebrated his 100th birthday in the run-up to Christmas.

On the day members of the care team gathered around him as he opened his official telegram from Her Majesty the Queen.

Bill, a former firefighter with the local service, spent the week celebrating at a family party and going out for a meal with his former colleagues.

Congratulations to Bill on reaching this milestone from everyone at Cameron House.

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