We celebrate some milestone anniversaries
‘Teddy Edward’ in book tribute
Musical thank you for Castle View resident Rev Jim

Prepping produce for our annual show

Gardener Chris Marsh adds extra soil for the potatoes, working with residents at Linden House to help with an entry for the Colten Annual Village Produce Show. A love of gardening, combined with a little gentle competition, once again brought fun and inspiration to residents participating in our annual Colten Village Produce Show. Summer months were spent outdoors, planting and tending flowers, shrubs, fruit and veg as homes vied with each other for top marks.  This year they... read article...

Braemar-to-Braemar – challenge accepted!

PERSONAL BEST: Braemar Lodge resident Kay Callow achieved the most individual miles among the residents taking part in the Braemar-to-Braemar challenge. ‘I would walk 500 miles’ – Residents and staff at Braemar Lodge in Salisbury ‘followed in the footsteps’ of singing duo The Proclaimers and walked more than 500 miles. Over 31 days, they completed enough routes around their garden to match the entire distance from Salisbury to their namesake village... read article...

Can you spot the theme for Kit’s 101st birthday?

Kit Downing Dog lover Kit Downing celebrated her 101st birthday at Wellington Grange with a 101 Dalmatians-themed party. She was the star of the show as our Chichester home underwent a black and white makeover specially for the occasion. Wearing a spotted blouse and dog-ear headband, Kit first of all welcomed daughter... read article...

Wish you were here!

The Aldbury residents, from left, Tina Thorne and Celia Fields share a laugh during the Poole home’s Hawaiian-themed party. Ice cream vans made special summer calls at several of our homes, surprising and delighting residents. At Wellington Grange in Chichester, Mary Rendell was celebrating her 99th birthday on a picnic in the garden with her family.  When the ice creams arrived, the first choice had to be a classic... read article...