Get inspiredStaying in more, doesn’t mean staying still. We’ve pulled together some ideas for entertainment and adventures that can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own home.

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20 days ago

Top gardening tips for June

If you’ve questions about what to do in a garden in June and how to maintain your garden in summer, we’ve got the answers.

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25 days ago

Photography Competition

We’re asking the photographers among our homeowners and teams to send us their unusual angles for our summer competition.

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26 days ago

Interior design inspiration

Interior design trends 2021 from the experts at McCarthy Stone

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56 days ago

May gardening tips

Wondering what to do in your garden in May? Read up on the top May garden tasks from McCarthy Stone and your garden will soon be blooming lovely.

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88 days ago

The McCarthy Stone Spring Poetry Book

Spring themed poems from our wonderful homeowners and teams.

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78 days ago

Five top gardening jobs for April

April is a busy month for gardeners with ideal conditions for planting flower and vegetable seeds.

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102 days ago

Celebrating International Women's Day

We mark International Women’s Day with five remarkable women

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105 days ago

World Book Day

Homeowner enters short story competition for World Book Day and captures the humorous side of her time as a young chambermaid in the early 1960s.

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161 days ago

How to attract birds to your garden

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113 days ago

Fair Close Day Centre Gets a Boost from McCarthy Stone

The Fair Close Day Centre is to get a Men’s Shed thanks to our donation. The money will provide a place for people in Newbury and Thatcham to practice skills while making friends.

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139 days ago

Quorn photo competition winner

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154 days ago

Engineering History

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176 days ago

Reading list

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179 days ago

Kinder New Year’s resolutions for 2021

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211 days ago

Didcot Homeowner Reflects on Life During Lockdown

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211 days ago

Construction Restarts at Leyland Development

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218 days ago

Television series

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218 days ago

A Picture Postcard Balcony

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230 days ago

MP Visits New Isleworth Retirement Community

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27 days ago

One Door Closes, Another Door Opens

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237 days ago

The secret life of Doreen

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242 days ago

Exhibition For The Professor Is A Triumph

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242 days ago

Moving Stories

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245 days ago

Captivating Colchester

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259 days ago

Litter Pickers Donated To Swanland Village Association

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256 days ago

Tandem Skydive Ticked off Residents Bucket List Despite Lockdown

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259 days ago

Podcast Picks

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267 days ago

Lockdown Was a Bed Of Roses For One Retiree From Penwortham

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28 days ago

Of Landscapes and Living Things’

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300 days ago

First Birthday Celebrations for Worthing Retirement Developments

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333 days ago

The Most Popular Hobbies for Retirees

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337 days ago

Caring for House Plants

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340 days ago

Your Guide to Online Entertainment

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342 days ago

Jigsaws Are a New Craze

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351 days ago

In My View - Fred Dinenage

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354 days ago

Keep on Learning

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363 days ago

Thanks for the Memoirs

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375 days ago

Britain Goes to Hollywood

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377 days ago

Virtual Tours Around the World

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379 days ago

Spring Clean Your Wardrobe

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384 days ago

TV series

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386 days ago

Never Too Late To Learn Something New

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391 days ago

Reading list

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396 days ago

Tracing Your Family Tree

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398 days ago

Podcast series

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414 days ago

7 more live-stream events to enjoy

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417 days ago

7 tips to inspire you to enter our poetry competition

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428 days ago

7 cultural delights to live-stream

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428 days ago

7 days of history to feed your mind

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435 days ago

7 good news stories

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442 days ago

7 virtual trips to make staying at home a little more interesting

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