Teenage carer turns Young MasterChef contestant
A young carer who has been working at a Nottinghamshire retirement village during his gap year is competing in this year’s Young MasterChef competition.
Solihull gift exchange brings joy to local schoolchildren
ExtraCare’s Solihull Village has been home to a gift giving Christmas tree this festive season.
Retirees join forces with young artists for new BMI Exhibition
Retirees have volunteered their voices to an intergenerational exhibition taking place in Birmingham this December.
‘Where’s Wixie?’- Festive hunt begins at retirement village
ExtraCare’s Wixams Retirement Village are inviting members of the local community to come and enjoy a festive scavenger hunt at the village.
Nottingham Gym Instructor brings home the gold at World Powerlifting Championships
Lark Hill Village's gym instructor came home with a medal from the World Powerlifting Championships in Florida this month.
Volunteering Matters: Amelie’s Solihull experience
Volunteering is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of people in your community.
Knitted Soldier to take centre stage on Remembrance Sunday
ExtraCare’s Stoke Gifford Retirement Village’s knitting group has created an incredible 6-foot-tall Knitted Solider to honour Remembrance Sunday.
‘Outstanding’ Adam honoured by Gloucester FM
St Oswald’s Retirement Village volunteer and Gloucester resident Adam Stevens, 34, has received a Gloucester FM award for his outstanding contribution in supporting the radio station.
Gloucester retirement village wins inclusivity award
The ExtraCare Charitable Trust gathered with Gloucestershire's most inclusive employers on Monday October 17th and took home an award at the third Inclusivity Works Awards event.
It’s Charity Fraud Awareness Week
This week (Monday 19th-Sunday 23rd October) we’re supporting the Fraud Advisory Panel’s International Charity Fraud Awareness Week.
82-year-old Milton Keynes swimmer celebrates medals in Rome
At the end of August Janet Masters had reason to celebrate in Rome. The 82-year-old had just won a series of medals in the European Masters Aquatic Swimming Championships. Taking home gold in the 200m individual medley and the 50m butterfly, and completing the set with a silver medal in the 100m backstroke.
Husband and wife shop owners triumph with BBC community award
Bristol shop owners based in ExtraCare’s Stoke Gifford Retirement Village are delighted to have taken home a BBC Radio Bristol’s ‘Make a Difference’ award.