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From tips on keeping in touch and making friends, to community tales of fundraising, volunteering, local heroes and love stories, this area is all about people.

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2 days ago

Has the pandemic made Brits’ relationships with their neighbours stronger?

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4 days ago

Our experts’ guide to stress-free moving

Our removal partner Bishop's Move give their 10 golden rules to make moving house easier.

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13 days ago

How to become a good neighbour

Read our ‘how to be a good neighbour guide’ and turn your neighbours into good friends.

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31 days ago

Expat experience: a place in the sun and back again

With more and more British expats returning to the UK, we spoke to Lesley Jones, who with her husband Paul, moved into a McCarthy Stone retirement apartment after 18 years as expats in Cyprus.

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40 days ago

Jobs for life

Here’s a round-up of some of our remarkable homeowners who have enjoyed extraordinary careers.

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33 days ago

The Close Welcomes its First Homeowners

Retirees in Nuneaton are celebrating six months in their new homes at The Close.

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59 days ago

Finding Love in Later Life

David and Ellen met and fell in love at their McCarthy Stone development. Read their story.

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59 days ago

A match made in McCarthy Stone

Valentine special. This couple found true love in later life after meeting at McCarthy Stone

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82 days ago

Community at our heart

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93 days ago

Thinking about getting a dog?

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93 days ago

A candid Q & A with Gransnet

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82 days ago

Moving couldn't be simpler

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53 days ago

Sharing The Untold Story Of Her Husband’s War

A Retired Lady From South Shields Shares The Untold Story Of Her Husband’s War

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111 days ago

Everyone has a story

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110 days ago

An Award Winning Year

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135 days ago

Local Homeowner Didn’t Let Lockdown Stand in the Way of Moving into Her New Home

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139 days ago

Penwortham Raises £500 For Parkinsons UK

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146 days ago

Community Minibus in Malpas Receives a Helping Hand

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146 days ago

Merchants Gate Is Officially Opened by Lord Provost

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149 days ago

Moving into their dream home

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149 days ago

Remote Service for Trinity Methodist Church After £500 Donation

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152 days ago

Living Life To The Full During Lockdown

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159 days ago

Helping others, helps ourselves

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171 days ago

Nuneaton Is Officially Opened

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171 days ago

The Best Recovery I Could Have Asked For

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177 days ago

Appeal Launched By Poundbury Retirees To Complete Their Community

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178 days ago

McCarthy Stone Celebrates New Milestone With Launch of its 100th Housing With Care Development

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180 days ago

First Birthday Celebrations For Purbrook Retirement Living Development

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206 days ago

Methodist Cross Find New Home

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200 days ago

Local Club Bowled Over by McCarthy Stone Donation

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206 days ago

Community Centre in Worthing Gets £500 Boost

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202 days ago

Volunteer Buddy Meets Self-Isolators in Ilkley for the First Time

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205 days ago

Lockdown hasn't stood in the way of retiree in Claton-Le-Woods making her move

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209 days ago

Build The Imagination

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219 days ago

Downsizing to a City

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228 days ago

Lockdown Diary

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237 days ago

A Day in the Life of an Estate Manager

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279 days ago

Inspiring the Next Generation

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305 days ago

Keep in Touch

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