Charters residents enjoy a wonderful day trip to Brighton

12th October 2018

The residents at Charters Village were no different from any other excited day-trippers when they set off (in the drizzle) to Brighton. Their fears about the weather for the day did not come to fruition. Although it was not exactly a day of…

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Learning to Line Dance at Cedars Village, Chorleywood

11th October 2018

Residents of Cedars Village in Chorleywood have very recently taken up a new activity. Line dancing was introduced by Peter Jewell who moved in to the village about eighteen months ago. There was hardly any space in the weekly programme of activities, which…

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Castle Village residents ‘Strike a pose’

11th October 2018

Residents at Castle Village recently found themselves in front of the camera for a fantastic fashion shoot! Fashion photographer Thurstan Redding paid a visit to the village to take some photographs of the charismatic residents for an article in M Le Magazine du…

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A traditional Harvest Festival at Elmbridge Village

11th October 2018

The start of autumn was celebrated in traditional style at Elmbridge Village with a super Harvest Festival. The evening began with a service in the village hall at 6.00 pm. Baskets of fruit and vegetables were on display, all of which had all…

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A wonderful social September at Blagdon

9th October 2018

The routine activities that had taken a break during August started up again so the Social programme became busy again. In addition, there was a talk, a rerun of the Last night of the Proms, a coach outing and a memorable occasion for…

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Residents at Avonpark Village learn how to stay safe online

4th October 2018

This week residents at Avonpark Village had a visit from the Wiltshire Police Bobby Van Trust. Trust volunteer Sarah, gave a very helpful and interesting talk to all the independent residents regarding staying safe against fraud, identity theft and abuse online. The Wiltshire…

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Gittisham Hill Park residents raise money for charity

4th October 2018

Gittisham Hill Park held their annual Macmillan coffee morning on the 28th September, which was well attended by village residents. There was a wonderful array of home made and shop bought cakes on offer to tempt those attending to part with their pounds!…

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Avonpark Village held a Macmillan coffee morning

4th October 2018

Avonpark Village residents, friends and family enjoyed a delicious selection of homemade cakes at their Macmillan Coffee morning on Friday 28th September. The event was held in the village Clubhouse and included a guess how many jelly beans in the jar competition. There…

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National Poetry Day at Blagdon Village

3rd October 2018

Celebrating National Poetry Day on the 4th October, Blagdon resident and poet, Annette Sinclair shares with us her passion for poetry, what inspired her to start writing and a poem or, as she describes it, ‘ a collection of thoughts’, that she wrote…

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