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Poldark attracts retirees to Cornwall

Poldark attracts retirees to Cornwall

BBC’s drama Poldark is back for a fifth and final series shining the spotlight on Cornwall where the programme is filmed Visit Cornwall found that 13% of visitors cited the BBC programme as the key reason for coming to the region. But it is now also proving a magnet...

Downsize and rent in Bromley – open day 10th April

Girlings Retirement Rentals is hosting an open day at Sheridan Lodge, an over 60s development in Bromley, Kent on 10th April 2019 The doors open from 11am until 2pm when Gill Catley and Colin Binnington from Girlings will greet you and take you on a tour...

How downsizers could solve the housing crisis

A new report says that housing policy should be focussed towards encouraging over 55s to downsize, since discovering there are 1.3 million fewer houses available since the 1980s because people are living longer.The report from Cass Business School at City...

Grove Place launches help-to-move package

Grove Place, LifeCare Residences' luxury retirement community in Hampshire has launched at ‘At Your Service’ specialist package to alleviate the stress of moving.Nestled on the edge of the New Forest, Grove Place luxury has one, two-and-three-bedroom...

Inspired Villages launches rental option

Inspired Villages has responded to the changing needs of the 'rightsizer' and launched properties for rent at its five villages across the country. Inspired Villages – partners of financial institution Legal & General – has launched a rental option as an...

Benefits of downsizing and renting in retirement

Reduce your energy bills by downsizing to a rental propertyFive of Britain’s utility companies[i] have announced energy price rises after regulator Ofgem recently raised price caps[ii].For retired people on limited incomes this could have a big impact on...

New Pen Pal scheme from McCarthy & Stone

McCarthy & Stone’s latest campaign is focused on bringing people together through the power of the written word, in a bid to help create new friendships and combat lonelinessRegular social interaction and feeling connected, have huge benefits for...