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Lock up and leave lifestyle appeals to Owners

December 17, 2015

Churchill Retirement Living apartments are proving to be the perfect solution for sun-seeking retirees keen to make the most of their new found leisure time both at home and abroad. Harry and Sheila Eyre have enjoyed going on cruises for the past thirty years, so when they decided that their large family home in Honiton

Churchill donates toys to disadvantaged children this Christmas

December 16, 2015

Churchill Retirement Living is extending its thanks to its staff, owners and customers after its Christmas charity campaign collected more than 450 toys for local children in need, double the amount it donated last year. The retirement housebuilder called on its staff, owners and customers to buy an extra gift while out Christmas shopping and drop

Churchill to develop ‘Fawlty Towers’

December 14, 2015

Churchill Retirement Living has secured planning for a new development of retirement apartments at Fawlty Towers. The Gleneagles Hotel in Torquay was where John Cleese and the Monty Python team stayed in 1973 while filming ‘Monty Python’s Flying Circus’ and it unwittingly became the inspiration for the hit sitcom Fawlty Towers. Cleese’s character – neurotic

Boldmere school children make wildlife haven

December 5, 2015

Year 2 children from Boldmere Infant and Nursery School became budding naturalists this week after visiting Churchill Retirement Living’s Steeple Lodge development. The children were invited by the Lodge to help make their woodland garden more wildlife friendly. Assisting Owners Ron Bott and John Haycock, the children decided on the best place for hedgehog ‘hodgitats’,

Churchill responds to the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement announcement

November 26, 2015

“Yes, Mr Osborne, we are the builders”  Spencer McCarthy, Chairman, Churchill Retirement Living, comments on the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement announcement that there will be a £400m fund for 8,000 specialist homes for older people and people with disabilities. “We’ve been banging the drum for a long time on the importance of housing for those at

It’s a hat trick for Churchill Retirement Living

November 26, 2015

Retirement housebuilder, Churchill Retirement Living is celebrating three major awards wins. The developer has been crowned ‘Most Outstanding Retirement Operator’ at the UK Over 50s Housing Awards. These awards recognise excellence within the retirement industry and the award is particularly special as it’s the seventh consecutive year Churchill has won.  Following this win, Churchill were

Quick Healthy Meals: Tasty Christmas Leftover Recipes

November 23, 2015

Christmas is a time for stuffing yourself with as much food as you possibly can. But, try as you might, there are always leftovers! Whether you made your own Christmas dinner or your family sent you home with a plate covered in cling film, you’ll need some ways to use them up. Luckily, there are

Amber the cat moves in to Churchill’s Waltham Abbey

November 17, 2015

When Rhona Norman decided to move from Thetford in Norfolk back to her home county of Essex, she had one very important consideration – her cat Amber. Mrs Norman, who moved into Churchill Retirement Living’s King Harold Lodge development in Waltham Abbey in June, needed to find somewhere easy to manage, near her family but,

Local Name for Stevenage Retirement apartments

November 12, 2015

Former Stevenage resident Brian Piggott is all smiles after winning a competition to name a new development of luxury retirement apartments on Letchmore Road in Old Town Stevenage Mr Piggott was presented with a cheque for £100 at a naming ceremony for the new Astonia Lodge development of 38 apartments from Churchill Retirement Living. Mr

Construction starts on new Churchill development in Nailsea

November 9, 2015

Retirees in Somerset can now register their interest in Churchill Retirement Living’s new development, coming soon to Nailsea. Construction is now underway at the development on Christchurch Close, which once complete, will comprise 30 private, self-contained one and two bedroom apartments that are specially designed for the over 60s. The apartments will include features such