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Wild Orchids discovered at Woodchester Valley Village

Wild Orchids discovered at Woodchester Valley Village

A puzzle as to the identity of some unusual plants growing in a grassy area within Woodchester Valley village has been solved – they are wild orchids As active local nature lovers, gardeners and environmentalists, concern was raised among the retired homeowners that...
Beechcroft acquires BBC’s Caversham Park in Reading

Beechcroft acquires BBC’s Caversham Park in Reading

Beechcroft Developments has signed a contract with the BBC for the redevelopment of Caversham Park on the outskirts of Reading, Berkshire. Beechcroft intends to renovate and convert the listed buildings and create a collection of new buildings to provide retirement...
McCarthy Stone blazes a trail in green housebuilding

McCarthy Stone blazes a trail in green housebuilding

 McCarthy Stone is pioneering a ground-breaking new way of building which will help make homes greener and more affordable. “It’s a transformative time for the industry and we are delighted to be at the forefront,” declares John Tonkiss, CEO of McCarthy Stone....
Why the Garden of England is paradise for retirees?

Why the Garden of England is paradise for retirees?

​ With beautiful countryside, busy high streets and a scenic coastline, Kent has quietly established itself as a favourite hotspot for retirees Kent is ideal for those who wish to combine living in a rural landscape with the historic heritage of Canterbury and charm...
Pets aren’t a barrier to living in a retirement development

Pets aren’t a barrier to living in a retirement development

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen a huge rise in pet ownership and the good news is that most retirement developments will welcome four-legged friends Last year the Kennel Club saw a 180 per cent increase in enquiries from potential dog owners and pet insurance providers...
McCarthy Stone calls for action to end ageism

McCarthy Stone calls for action to end ageism

New research reveals 60 per cent of people in the UK feel ageism is a major problem McCarthy Stone’s new Vision for Later Life in Britain report suggests that over three million people have been the victims of ageism. With the consequences including prejudice and...