Happy birthday to Vivien Lobham!

24th April 2017

Priory resident Vivien Lobham celebrated her 98th birthday recently, so on behalf of the retirement village we would like to wish her many happy returns! Vivien, along with nearly 20 of her closest friends from The Priory, celebrated over morning coffee. There were…

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Local MP visits Elmbridge and catches up with residents

20th April 2017

Our staff and residents at Elmbridge welcomed Guildford MP Anne Milton for a visit on Tuesday 04 April. Anne, who has served Guildford since 2005, toured Elmbridge Manor – our new multimillion-pound development, before sitting down to chat with a group of residents…

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Spring sets in at Blagdon Village

18th April 2017

All the regular activities are now in full swing, winter is long gone and spring is well established.  During the month we had a talk on winemaking, our themed evening in the restaurant had an Irish flavour and we had a talk by…

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What happened last month at Lime Tree Village?

12th April 2017

Germany comes to Lime Tree Village At the beginning of March it was decided to do something a little different and hold a German Bier Keller Party Night. Sixty-six people sat at long tables while Lime Tree Village resident Robert Burton and his…

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Dave Bateman delivers talk on Ashdown Forest

11th April 2017

Recently we welcomed Dave Bateman, who visited Charters to give our residents an illustrated talk on Ashdown Forest. This is an ancient area of tranquil open heathland in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, East Sussex. As the seasons unfolded, we…

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Local singer performs for Thamesfield residents

11th April 2017

Harry Goff, a popular local songwriter, producer and singer, recently performed for a group of nearly 20 residents at Thamesfield retirement village. A music teacher during term time, Harry (25) has been coming to us for approximately three years. Over this time he…

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Blagdon residents get their own exercise practitioner

30th March 2017

Our residents are staying fit and active in later life thanks to visits from their very own fully qualified exercise practitioner and manual therapist. Richard Bradshaw, who is based in Taunton, has worked with sports stars such as the New Zealand ‘All Blacks’…

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Lime Tree Village sponsors UK’s number five hammer thrower

27th March 2017

We are delighted to be donating senior hammer thrower Craig Murch, currently ranked number five in the UK and 13th in the Commonwealth, £300 towards his 2017 costs as he continues to pursue his quest for international honours. What’s more, Lime Tree Village…

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The Moat House celebrates resident’s 100th birthday

23rd March 2017

  Cheers and celebrations rang out for Josie Brown, one of our residents at The Moat House care home, who turned 100 years old on Tuesday 14th March. Josie’s daughter Bobbie Thornton manages Moat Park (which The Moat House is part of). She…

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