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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13 days ago

National Curry Week Competition

We’re asking you to spice up our lives by sending in your much-loved curry recipes – the best ones will be featured in a new charity recipe book.

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78 days ago

Pet photography competition

We love well-behaved pets at McCarthy Stone. See photos from homeowners and employees of their amazing animal friends.

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54 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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62 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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118 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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123 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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124 days ago

Interior design inspiration

Interior design trends 2021 from the experts at McCarthy Stone

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154 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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186 days ago

The McCarthy Stone Spring Poetry Book

Spring themed poems from our wonderful homeowners and teams.

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176 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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200 days ago

Celebrating International Women's Day

We mark International Women’s Day with five remarkable women

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203 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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259 days ago

How to attract birds to your garden

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211 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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237 days ago

Quorn photo competition winner

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252 days ago

Engineering History

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274 days ago

Reading list

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277 days ago

Kinder New Year’s resolutions for 2021

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309 days ago

Didcot Homeowner Reflects on Life During Lockdown

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309 days ago

Construction Restarts at Leyland Development

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316 days ago

Television series

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316 days ago

A Picture Postcard Balcony

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328 days ago

MP Visits New Isleworth Retirement Community

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125 days ago

One Door Closes, Another Door Opens

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335 days ago

The secret life of Doreen

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340 days ago

Exhibition For The Professor Is A Triumph

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340 days ago

Moving Stories

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343 days ago

Captivating Colchester

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357 days ago

Litter Pickers Donated To Swanland Village Association

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354 days ago

Tandem Skydive Ticked off Residents Bucket List Despite Lockdown

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365 days ago

Lockdown Was a Bed Of Roses For One Retiree From Penwortham

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126 days ago

Of Landscapes and Living Things’

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398 days ago

First Birthday Celebrations for Worthing Retirement Developments

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431 days ago

The Most Popular Hobbies for Retirees

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435 days ago

Caring for House Plants

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438 days ago

Your Guide to Online Entertainment

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440 days ago

Jigsaws Are a New Craze

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449 days ago

In My View - Fred Dinenage

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