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Monthly Archive for: ‘March, 2017’

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Retirement Village on TV

Audley Inglewood, the luxury retirement village near Kintbury in Berkshire, has featured in a BBC documentary Holding Back the Years, presented by Angela Rippon The programme is the second in a thought-provoking five-part series which will see various celebrities discuss the key concerns of getting older from their own perspective, including relationships, health, well-being, pensions and appearance. The rest of the …

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March gardening highlights

LOUISE MIDGLEY enjoys spring colour and the promise of things to come in her garden In March, no two days are the same. Growth is rapid and a shrub that’s in bud one day can be in full flower the next. Yesterday I noticed the Sophora microphylla ‘Sun King’ had finally surrendered to the warmth of the sun and was …

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Enjoying the social benefits of an active retirement

Come with us behind the scenes to see what life is like in one of Churchill’s retirement developments Find out about the activities and how you can enjoy a busy social life while maintaining your independence. Living in a retirement development gives the option to socialise as much or as little as you like. The retirement developments tend to attract like-minded …

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Retirement village undergoing exciting development

Lime Tree Village, Retirement Villages’ idyllic community in the pretty village of Dunchurch in Warwickshire, is undergoing an exciting phase of development, with a raft of beautiful new properties for sale in its exclusive ‘Polo Field’ scheme All of these two-and-three-bedroom properties at Lime Tree Village feature modern fitted kitchens with the latest specifications, oak finished doors and fitted wardrobes …

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What can we learn from the USA about ‘age-qualified’ housing

Peter Robinson, Partner at ProMatura’ London office, explains how his company helps create fulfilment for residents and profitable businesses in the USA The last thing the UK social care market needs is the Americans telling it how to run its business. As I am British this can hopefully be avoided, but it is fair to say current UK industry debates often …

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Walk in Wordsworth’s footsteps – among the bluebells

THERE is very little written about Dorothy Wordsworth but one boutique hotel in Somerset is doing its celebrating the sister of the romantic poet The Bower Inn near the market town of Bridgwater is offering guests details of Dorothy’s walks in the Quantocks when she lived in the area in the 1790s with her brother. Candida Leaver, who co-owns the award-winning …

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How to discuss downsizing with mum and dad

Our experience in providing sought-after homes for the over 55s has revealed how important the family is in helping our customers make the decision to downsize, says Duncan Walker, Managing Director of Renaissance Villages A recent survey of our residents showed that being closer to family was the primary reason behind 43 per cent of our buyers’ purchasing decision, revealing that familial ties …

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Invitation to Mother’s Day event

Renaissance Villages will be hosting a Mother’s Day event at three of its developments this month Join us for a special Mother’s Day event (venues, dates and times below) offering you and your family the chance to ‎view the homes and lifestyle offered at one of our developments. Guests will be served a delicious complimentary glass of bubbly and nibbles, with a posy of flowers offered as a gift for …

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Free downsizing seminar at Audley Binswood

This is a great opportunity to hear from experts about how to market your existing property, downsize your possessions and take the fear out of making that next move Date: Thursday 16 March Time: 10.30am (for an 11am start) – 1pm Location: Audley Binswood, Leamington Spa, CV32 5SE Event: The team will be joined by a host of experts Russell Smith, Silverbridge …

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