Moat House resident celebrates 106th birthday

23rd January 2012

The reigning monarch was our Queen’s great grandfather. The Russian Revolution was big news. Women didn’t have the vote. And the Wright brothers’ inaugural flight had happened just two years previously. The year was 1905 – the year George Assinder was born. Thursday,…

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Boston Mayor to relaunch The Minstrels retirement village

23rd January 2012

Boston Mayor, Councillor Peter Jordan, OBE, is set to perform a special ceremony to relaunch an established retirement village in the town. The Minstrels on Sleaford Road is being renamed Park Place on Friday 4th February. Cllr Jordan will be invited to unveil…

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Lyn celebrates 20 years as residents’ favourite

23rd January 2012

Lyn Halcrow was due to retire after her ‘special birthday’ last Summer. But she couldn’t bear to leave the job she’s made her own over the past 20 years. “I wasn’t sure what I’d do without my residents so I opted to stay…

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Retirement village residents join Big Garden Bird Watch

23rd January 2012

Members of the newly-formed Roseland Parc Wildlife Group will be training their binoculars on the landscaped gardens surrounding their homes as part of the national Big Garden Bird Watch. n With all members aged over 55 and with some having reached octogenarian status,…

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Plans to keep 60 bed care home project on track

23rd January 2012

Plans have been drawn up to ensure a substantial building project stays on schedule despite a five week delay caused by December’s extended cold snap. n Work on a new 60 bed care home on the fringes of Great Easton had been hampered…

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