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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16 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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48 days ago

The McCarthy Stone Spring Poetry Book

Spring themed poems from our wonderful homeowners and teams.

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38 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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62 days ago

Celebrating International Women's Day

We mark International Women’s Day with five remarkable women

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65 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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121 days ago

How to attract birds to your garden

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73 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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99 days ago

Quorn photo competition winner

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114 days ago

Engineering History

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136 days ago

Reading list

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139 days ago

Kinder New Year’s resolutions for 2021

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171 days ago

Didcot Homeowner Reflects on Life During Lockdown

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171 days ago

Construction Restarts at Leyland Development

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178 days ago

Television series

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178 days ago

A Picture Postcard Balcony

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190 days ago

MP Visits New Isleworth Retirement Community

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192 days ago

One Door Closes, Another Door Opens

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197 days ago

The secret life of Doreen

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202 days ago

Exhibition For The Professor Is A Triumph

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202 days ago

Moving Stories

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205 days ago

Captivating Colchester

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219 days ago

Litter Pickers Donated To Swanland Village Association

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216 days ago

Tandem Skydive Ticked off Residents Bucket List Despite Lockdown

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219 days ago

Podcast Picks

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227 days ago

Lockdown Was a Bed Of Roses For One Retiree From Penwortham

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241 days ago

Of Landscapes and Living Things’

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260 days ago

First Birthday Celebrations for Worthing Retirement Developments

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293 days ago

The Most Popular Hobbies for Retirees

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297 days ago

Caring for House Plants

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300 days ago

Your Guide to Online Entertainment

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302 days ago

Jigsaws Are a New Craze

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311 days ago

In My View - Fred Dinenage

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314 days ago

Keep on Learning

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323 days ago

Thanks for the Memoirs

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335 days ago

Britain Goes to Hollywood

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337 days ago

Virtual Tours Around the World

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339 days ago

Spring Clean Your Wardrobe

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344 days ago

TV series

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346 days ago

Never Too Late To Learn Something New

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351 days ago

Reading list

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356 days ago

Tracing Your Family Tree

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358 days ago

Podcast series

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374 days ago

7 more live-stream events to enjoy

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377 days ago

7 tips to inspire you to enter our poetry competition

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388 days ago

7 cultural delights to live-stream

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388 days ago

7 days of history to feed your mind

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395 days ago

7 good news stories

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402 days ago

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

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