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Dame Esther Rantzen DBE officially opens development in Orpington

May 12, 2016

Everyone who attended the Official Opening of Atkins Lodge in Orpington last week not only had the chance to share in the celebrations as the development was officially unveiled, but also had a unique opportunity to meet one of Britain’s favourite TV personalities, Dame Esther Rantzen DBE. Atkins Lodge on Orpington’s High Street, comprises 50

Demand is high at Churchill’s St Johns Lodge in Timperley

May 3, 2016

Purchasers seeking the ideal retirement property in Timperley are being urged to visit Churchill Retirement Living’s popular St Johns Lodge development where 70 per cent of the apartments have already been reserved off-plan. Potential purchasers are being encouraged to make an appointment to visit the development on Thorley Lane in the heart of Timperley or

A new home for Pauline and Molly the Westie at Sheldon Lodge

April 27, 2016

Although she was very happy in her home, Pauline Clapham decided it was time to move to somewhere she felt was manageable, safe and nearer her family. But she had one very important consideration – Molly the Westie. Mrs Clapham said: “My husband died 15 years ago and then I lost our pet dog too

Reward Card Launch to Provide Boost for Cirencester Businesses

April 18, 2016

Churchill Retirement Living, the UK’s fastest growing retirement developer with a development in Cirencester, has launched a unique Reward Card scheme set to give local businesses a boost. The Reward Card is available to Owners living at Beecham Lodge on Somerford Road and provides access to exclusive deals and discounts when buying locally. Churchill Retirement

Churchill ranked 12th in the UK for fastest growing profits

April 15, 2016

Churchill Retirement Living, the UK’s fastest growing, privately owned retirement housebuilder, has been named in the Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100. Churchill achieved 12th place in the league table, which ranks Britain’s top 100 private companies with the fastest growing profits over the last three years. Churchill has enjoyed continued growth over this period, with

Churchill’s Sheldon Lodge recognised in town awards

April 14, 2016

Churchill Retirement Living is celebrating after picking up a local design award for its Sheldon Lodge development in Berkhamsted. The complex of 48 privately-owned retirement apartments and communal facilities on High Street received a commendation from the Berkhamsted Citizens Association as part of its annual Environment Awards.  The awards are presented to the facility which

Winners of the prestigious Churchill Awards revealed at ceremony

April 8, 2016

It was a star-studded affair at this year’s Churchill Awards, with famous faces including former England football manager Lawrie McMenemy MBE, actor Sir Roger Moore KBE and TV presenter and journalist Dame Esther Rantzen DBE walking the proverbial red carpet. Judges, winners and their guests gathered at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in London for a

Tips on how to learn a new language

April 7, 2016

They say that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but we don’t believe that for a second! Learning a whole new language, whatever your age is difficult, but as we get older it can seem that much harder. Whether you want to learn a few words to help you get by on holiday,

A happy home in Chester for Marjorie

April 6, 2016

When Marjorie Harper and her husband Derek relocated from the Isle of Man and bought a two bedroom apartment in Chester, they thought it would be ideal for later life. But when Mrs Harper lost her husband two and a half years ago, she found living in an apartment block very lonely, especially in winter.

Churchill’s Simmonds Lodge offers perfect solution for active retirees

April 1, 2016

A welcoming community, active social life and no worries about maintenance. For Jim and Brenda Lacey, moving to Churchill Retirement Living’s Simmonds Lodge development in Drayton ticked all the boxes.  The couple moved from their home in nearby Horndean earlier this year where they had lived for 22 years. Jim explains: “We were living in