WHITWORTH Care Trust, a charity which operates Sunnyside Rest Home and Sunnybank Day Centre, has joined the Calico Group.

The Trust provides day services, luncheon clubs and meals on wheels from.

A spokesman for the Trust said: “In recent years, the continuation of the Trust’s services has become increasingly difficult due to a reduction in income, and the tough economic times.

“By working closely with Calico the Trust aims to ensure that a long term future can be secured so that customers will continue to receive excellent services.”