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    Castle View Windsor Celebrates Royal Wedding Art Finalists

    Castle View Windsor Celebrates Royal Wedding Art Finalists

    Site hoarding becomes royal wedding gallery thanks to local children   Site hoarding at the new Castle View Retirement Village in Windsor has become a royal wedding gallery thanks to children from Clewer Green First School, Windsor.   The children aged between four and nine were asked to create their version of Harry and Meghan’s […]

    17th May 2018 | By | Reply More
    John Lewis “Fashion and Fizz” event at Didsbury care village

    John Lewis “Fashion and Fizz” event at Didsbury care village

    Leading department store John Lewis treated the staff and customers of Belong Morris Feinmann to an exclusive VIP preview of their upcoming spring and summer collections as part of the care village’s “Fashion and Fizz” event.   The state-of-the-art care village in Didsbury was transformed into a catwalk for the day when a team from […]

    14th May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Connected Communities Day for Belong Crewe

    Connected Communities Day for Belong Crewe

    State-of-the-art care village Belong Crewe played host to over 20 community organisations to celebrate being selected as a ‘Connected Communities Centre’, meaning it is now officially a venue for a range of additional events designed to engage local people.   The care village saw between 100 and 150 members of the public over the course […]

    1st May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Watford retirement village planning permission announced by Audley Group

    Watford retirement village planning permission announced by Audley Group

    Mayfield Villages, the new retirement villages proposition from Audley Group, has secured planning permission to begin work on its first site in Watford.   Mayfield addresses the increasing demand for modern, mainstream retirement accommodation in the UK. This new type of village will transform the way in which older people live by offering high quality, […]

    4th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    Didsbury Care Village gets a visit from Chief Rabbi

    Didsbury Care Village gets a visit from Chief Rabbi

    South Manchester’s only care village catering especially for the local Jewish community, and one of the first Jewish care villages in the UK, has been honoured with a visit from Ephraim Mirvis, Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, to commemorate the opening of the new village.   On a specially organised […]

    6th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Audley Group plans next village in Yorkshire’s ‘Golden Triangle’

    Audley Group plans next village in Yorkshire’s ‘Golden Triangle’

    Audley Group, the UK’s leading provider of luxury retirement villages, has exchanged contracts on its eighteenth Audley Villages site at Scarcroft, West Yorkshire.  The vendor is MNI (Scarcroft) Ltd (in Administration) represented by FraserCRE acting as LPA Receivers and the agent for the vendor is BNP Paribas Real Estate. The site, Audley Group’s third in […]

    5th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Whiteley care village breaks ground with new £10.5m care hub

    Whiteley care village breaks ground with new £10.5m care hub

    Work has begun on a new £10.5m care hub at the heart of Whiteley Village in Surrey, further expanding care services and capacity at Britain’s oldest retirement village. Finance for the project has been secured from two of the UK’s most prominent social lenders, Triodos Bank and Unity Trust Bank. Dominic Raab MP, Minister of […]

    2nd March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Audley Group secures new £125m credit facility with HSBC and Bank Leumi

    Audley Group secures new £125m credit facility with HSBC and Bank Leumi

    Audley Group, the UK’s leading provider of luxury retirement villages, has today completed the refinancing of its debt facilities with a five year term loan of £125m, jointly funded by HSBC and Bank Leumi (UK).   The facility will fund all existing developments within the group across both luxury brand Audley Villages and new mid-market […]

    15th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    Castleoak is on track at Elmbridge Village for Retirement Villages with Spring opening

    Castleoak is on track at Elmbridge Village for Retirement Villages with Spring opening

    Arun House, the next phase of Elmbridge Village for Retirement Villages in Cranleigh, Surrey, recently marked the topping out of the construction project with a ceremony on site. The new luxury £4.6 million scheme, which includes twenty retirement living apartments, is on track for completion in April. Arun House is the latest phase of a […]

    5th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    Care village residents go for pedal power to blow away the cobwebs

    Care village residents go for pedal power to blow away the cobwebs

    Residents at a care village catering for Manchester’s Jewish population are going for pedal power rather than jet power to blow away the cobwebs for the New Year by embarking on a virtual sponsored cycle to Israel to raise funds for digital equipment for the village’s households.   Sixteen residents at Belong Morris Feinmann village […]

    26th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Chorley concert hits the high notes with dementia residents

    Chorley concert hits the high notes with dementia residents

    Residents at an award-winning specialist care home in Chorley enjoyed a festive musical treat performed as part of a wider wellbeing programme.   The Lodge, a specialist dementia care home within Buckshaw Retirement Village, played host to the Christmas music concert, which was performed by Music in Hospitals & Care (MiHC). The organisation specialises in […]

    13th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    Minister of State for Health visits multi-million pound Birmingham care village

    Minister of State for Health visits multi-million pound Birmingham care village

    Philip Dunne MP, Minister of State for Health, has visited a multi-million pound Birmingham care village development to see its innovative approach to integrating housing and health.    The Minister, also the MP for Ludlow, toured the ambitious College Green development in Bournville on Friday 24th November.    Being built on the former site of […]

    11th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    The Voice star serenades residents at Atherton care village

    The Voice star serenades residents at Atherton care village

    Christmas came early for residents and guests at the specialist dementia care village on Mealhouse Lane, when singer Jolan, finalist of BBC One’s hit show, The Voice, visited to provide a special performance.   Jolan, who is originally from Bolton, gained fame when he impressed celebrity judges Boy George, Paloma Faith and Ricky Wilson in his […]

    8th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    New Staffordshire care village appoints activities coordinator

    New Staffordshire care village appoints activities coordinator

    Belong Newcastle-under-Lyme has appointed Daniel Turner as Experience Day and Heritage Gallery Coordinator at the state-of-the-art care village, currently under construction in the centre of Newcastle-under-Lyme in Staffordshire.   Daniel will lead the village’s programme of activities, both for residents and members of the wider community, including customers visiting the village on Experience Days – […]

    16th November 2017 | By | Reply More
    Time to kick-start housing for an ageing population

    Time to kick-start housing for an ageing population

    On Wednesday 22nd November, Chancellor Philip Hammond will take centre-stage in the House of Commons to deliver his first Autumn Budget. While the initial shockwaves that followed the general election have settled somewhat, the government’s commitment to deliver on the housing shortage should not be forgotten.  We still have a severely inadequate number of suitable […]

    15th November 2017 | By | Reply More
    Belong Newcastle appoints General Manager

    Belong Newcastle appoints General Manager

    Alison Peake has been appointed General Manager of specialist care village, Belong Newcastle, which is set to provide a range of dementia and nursing care services, facilities and accommodation when the village opens on Lower Street early in 2018. Alison brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience of health and social care, both […]

    1st November 2017 | By | Reply More
    Crewe Care Village opens dementia garden with Bags of Help from Tesco

    Crewe Care Village opens dementia garden with Bags of Help from Tesco

    A community care village in Crewe, run by state-of-the-art care village operator Belong, has officially opened its new dementia garden. The garden was designed by award-winning RHS dementia garden designer Carolyn Hardern and made possible with funding from the Tesco Bags of Help scheme. It is open to the wider community and incorporates multisensory features […]

    3rd October 2017 | By | Reply More
    Hica care group creates new role to oversee North West operations

    Hica care group creates new role to oversee North West operations

    A northern care group which operates a luxury retirement village and care services across the North West has welcomed a new regional director. Lisa Barnes, from Lancashire, has worked in the health and social care industry for over twenty years. She joins the Hull-based Hica Group team at a time of significant investment for the […]

    29th September 2017 | By | Reply More
    Award winning retirement village in County Durham celebrates its 10th birthday

    Award winning retirement village in County Durham celebrates its 10th birthday

    AN AWARD winning retirement village celebrated its 10th birthday and completion of its latest outstanding independent living development with a lavish lunch for residents. Ten years ago the first residents moved into Middleton Woods, marking the beginning of what would become Middleton Hall Retirement Village, near Darlington, County Durham, from an historical care home, first […]

    27th September 2017 | By | Reply More
    Residents of Warrington showcase their blossoming gardening skills

    Residents of Warrington showcase their blossoming gardening skills

    Green fingered residents of Belong, the specialist care village in Warrington, have been honing their horticultural skills in the village garden, planting flowers and trees donated by international financial services provider, Forester’s Financial as part of their commitment to giving back to the local community. Residents and staff members weeded the garden’s raised flower beds, […]

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