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Monthly Archive for: ‘December, 2016’


Experience Catalonia on two-wheels

LOUISE MIDGLEY explores one of Spain’s best kept secrets by bicycle There’s a memorable scene in the award-winning film ‘A Room with a View’ where the young, free-spirited, George, can be heard singing his creed as he hangs precariously from the gnarled branches of an olive tree in the Tuscan hills. “Joy, Beauty, Espoir” he chants; just the words that popped into my …

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New boiler scheme designed to save you money

Replacing a boiler can cost a fortune but now you can benefit from a new scheme that lets you benefit from the latest green, ultra-efficient heating system for an initial outlay of just £99 Verdabelo uses up-to-the-minute technology that results in a huge reduction in fuel consumption and, crucially, Co2 emissions of 2.1 tonnes – that’s the equivalent of the poison emissions …

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Dame Esther Rantzen DBE Leads Celebrations For Churchill Retirement Livings 100th Development At Chelmer Lodge Chelmsford2

Churchill Retirement opens 100th development

Dame Esther Rantzen celebrates Churchill Retirement Living’s 100th development at Chelmer Lodge in Chelmsford Churchill built its first development in Southbourne, Dorset, in 2001. It now has 100 lodges spanning the entire country from Penzance in Cornwall, up to the Yorkshire town of Wetherby, and as far east as Maidstone, Kent. The 100 Lodges add up to a total of 3,856 apartments, which are home to …

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Dream opening for Battersea Place

Baroness Greengross officially opens Battersea Place – London’s first luxury retirement community The courtyard garden at Battersea Place, London’s first luxury retirement community, was transformed into a scene from Midsummer Night’s Dream last week, for the development’s official launch, presided over by Baroness Greengross. Residents, their families and friends heard Baroness Greengross, who was Director General of Age Concern England …

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