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Living life to the full in Colchester

Living life to the full in Colchester

When Patricia Flack and her partner, Michael Pearson, decided to downsize from their terraced house in the centre of Colchester, they took one look at McCarthy Stone’s Lancer House retirement development nearby and were instantly won over by the lifestyle on offer....

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Flowers and friendship at Adlington Retirement Living

Flowers and friendship at Adlington Retirement Living

For homeowners at Adlington Retirement Living communities, autumn is a time for discovering new joys The autumn months can fill gardeners with both joy and dread. On the one hand, It’s the perfect time to enjoy planting bulbs, bedding plants, sowing vegetable seeds...

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Flower Power at Woodchester Valley Village

Flower Power at Woodchester Valley Village

Woodchester Valley retirement village ran a tallest sunflower competition this summer, with entries grown from seed  In this, the second sunflower competition, not all entrants managed to produce a sunflower, as some were eaten by bugs, and one – allegedly – was eaten...

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Beechcroft launches new development in Watlington, Oxfordshire

Beechcroft launches new development in Watlington, Oxfordshire

Retirement specialist Beechcroft opens two show homes at new Oxfordshire development Designed for the over 55s, Castle Gardens is a collection of 41 one and two-bedroom apartments and two and three-bedroom houses set within landscaped communal gardens less than half a...

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Your checklist before moving to a retirement property

JANE SLADE offers some essential tips for buying a retirement property

Read our essential guide