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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7 days ago

Foundation Calendar

Can your seasonal images help our fabulous foundation raise money to champion causes for older people, children and communities?

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15 days ago

Summer holiday activities guide

Looking for things to do in the summer school holidays? We've got the best advice from grandparents in our developments.

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31 days ago

Pet photography competition

We’re looking for your cute, quirky and funny pet pics to add to our ‘pet-acular’ gallery.

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71 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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76 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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77 days ago

Interior design inspiration

Interior design trends 2021 from the experts at McCarthy Stone

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107 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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139 days ago

The McCarthy Stone Spring Poetry Book

Spring themed poems from our wonderful homeowners and teams.

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129 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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153 days ago

Celebrating International Women's Day

We mark International Women’s Day with five remarkable women

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156 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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212 days ago

How to attract birds to your garden

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164 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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190 days ago

Quorn photo competition winner

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205 days ago

Engineering History

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227 days ago

Reading list

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230 days ago

Kinder New Year’s resolutions for 2021

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262 days ago

Didcot Homeowner Reflects on Life During Lockdown

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262 days ago

Construction Restarts at Leyland Development

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269 days ago

Television series

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269 days ago

A Picture Postcard Balcony

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281 days ago

MP Visits New Isleworth Retirement Community

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78 days ago

One Door Closes, Another Door Opens

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288 days ago

The secret life of Doreen

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293 days ago

Exhibition For The Professor Is A Triumph

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293 days ago

Moving Stories

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296 days ago

Captivating Colchester

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310 days ago

Litter Pickers Donated To Swanland Village Association

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307 days ago

Tandem Skydive Ticked off Residents Bucket List Despite Lockdown

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318 days ago

Lockdown Was a Bed Of Roses For One Retiree From Penwortham

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79 days ago

Of Landscapes and Living Things’

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351 days ago

First Birthday Celebrations for Worthing Retirement Developments

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384 days ago

The Most Popular Hobbies for Retirees

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388 days ago

Caring for House Plants

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391 days ago

Your Guide to Online Entertainment

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393 days ago

Jigsaws Are a New Craze

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402 days ago

In My View - Fred Dinenage

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