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Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2017’

Bower House Buildings And Gardens 5

Myths about renting in retirement

An increasing number of older people are recognising the benefits of renting in retirement says PETER GIRLING, Chairman, Girlings Retirement Rentals Often people in their early 60s think about downsizing, especially if their children have flown the nest and they are living in a house that is too big for them. Many automatically think that buying a smaller property, such …

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Preparing your garden for spring

Gardening editor LOUISE MIDGLEY soaks up some February sunshine while preparing her garden for spring There’s a sense of urgency in the garden now the days are longer and one rather irksome job has taken up far too much time over the last few weeks. Left unchecked, ivy from the neighbouring garden has crept stealthily across the ground and entwined itself …

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Where do top city professionals retire to?

For those who have had a career in London, the most stressful of UK cities, retirement is the time to unwind from decades of pressure and angst.[1] Research shows that a journey to work of more than 20 minutes leaves commuters susceptible to chronic stress, with this level of stress rising with the size of the city. At Durrants Village, Faygate, …

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Being Vegan for 47 Years Has Kept Me Fit and Healthy

Going vegan in later life may put a new spring in your step. To find out more visit VeggieWorld London on 8 and 9 April and scroll to end to win free tickets Gil Osman is 77 and lives in Bristol. He has followed the vegan lifestyle for 47 years, enjoying an active life that includes going to the local …

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Keep fit in style with Audley Retirement

  Lee James, Fitness Supervisor at Audley Binswood, keeps residents in shape with a 10-point motivation plan and exercises in a gym with stained-glass windows  Chances are at some time in your life, you’ve made a New Year’s resolution — and then broken it. This year, stop the cycle of resolving to make change and then not following through. If your resolution is …

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