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Important memories become a book for Jacqueline

August 23, 2016

What started out as a few notes about her memories of World War II has transformed Jacqueline Paye, from Camberley, into a published author. Mrs Paye wrote Teddy Bears and Doodlebugs, a collection of first-hand memories of World War II written from the perspective of an eight year old child. But the notes were written

Show apartment now open at Chelmer Lodge

August 22, 2016

Churchill Retirement Living has officially opened a new sales centre, and show apartments at its Chelmer Lodge development in Chelmsford.  The development on New London Road, comprises 55 one and two bedroom purpose-built apartments exclusively for the over 60s. Potential purchasers are being encouraged to make an appointment to visit the newly opened show complex

Winner announced after naming new retirement development in Ashtead

August 19, 2016

A former Ashtead resident is celebrating after being announced as the lucky winner of a competition to name Churchill Retirement Living’s new development on Leatherhead Road in Ashtead. 93 year old Doreen Barrington, who had lived in Ashtead for 17 years before moving to Lostwithiel in Cornwall, has been presented with a cheque for £100

Name Churchill’s new East Wittering development and win £100

August 11, 2016

Churchill Retirement Living, the UK’s fastest growing privately owned retirement housebuilder, has launched a competition to name its new retirement development in East Wittering. The retirement lifestyle developer is inviting local residents to propose a name for the development of 26 one and two bedroom apartments being built on Stocks Lane in East Wittering. The

Last chance to buy at Churchill’s Abbey Lodge in Romsey

August 9, 2016

Retirement living is thriving in Romsey according to housebuilder Churchill Retirement Living, as it announces there are just two apartments remaining at its Abbey Lodge development in the town.  The development has proved a popular choice with local retirees thanks to its ideal location and lively community. There are now just two one-bedroom apartments available

Name Churchill’s new Newbury development and win £100

August 8, 2016

Churchill Retirement Living, the UK’s fastest growing privately owned retirement housebuilder, has launched a competition to name its new retirement development in Newbury. The retirement lifestyle developer is inviting local residents to propose a name for the development of 59 one and two bedroom apartments being built on West Street in Newbury. The new development

Retirement development’s charity auction is a huge success

August 2, 2016

More than £1,000 has been raised for a local hospice after a charity auction was held at a popular retirement development. Members of the local community were invited to attend the special event at Churchill Retirement Living’s Atkins Lodge, in Orpington, to help raise vital funds for St Christopher’s Hospice in Bromley. Donations from local

ILC report forecasts retirement housing supply gap of 160,000 by 2030

July 22, 2016

The International Longevity Centre has this week published a detailed report into the state of the nation’s housing. The report paints a picture of increased under-occupancy and declining average household size, with nearly 9 in 10 of the 65-79 age group living in under-occupied housing – over 50% in homes with two or more excess

The most popular retirement home locations in the UK

July 21, 2016

Although many people choose to stay put and retire in the town they grew up in, there is also a strong appeal of moving elsewhere and picking a beautiful little village or a seaside town to make the most of old age. Here’s our pick of the most popular locations in the UK to enjoy

Five of the best toys of the 50s

July 8, 2016

The 1950s saw a huge increase in the number of toys available for both boys and girls. After the end of World War II, supply and demand increased, and a much bigger variety became available. Here is our top pick of the best toys from the 1950s. Hula Hoop This toy has been around for