Gloucester retirement village celebrates successful gardening project
ExtraCare’s St Oswald’s Retirement Village in Gloucester is celebrating after securing funding from Dobbie’s Garden Centre to help provide new raised flower beds within the village.
Solihull retirement village wins top development award
ExtraCare’s Solihull Village has been honoured with a top award. The village took home the Best Older People Housing Development – Urban award at this year’s Inside Housing Development Awards in London on Friday.
Nottingham gym instructor goes for gold in the US
Mo who has been a powerlifter for nine years, started in powerlifting at the age of 47 and is also a volunteer national referee for the British Powerlifting Union. Born and bred in Nottingham, fitness-mad Mo began in ice dancing before moving on to bodybuilding. Mo is no stranger to winning and already has ten British titles with three different federations under her belt during her time competing.
Memories of a Monarch
In days of reflection following the death of HRH Queen Elizabeth II, ExtraCare residents have been leaving messages and sharing stories about their experiences with the monarch.
Her Majesty’s Final Seal of Approval
Residents at Stoke Gifford Retirement Village have been honoured with one of the very last letters sent from The Queen before her sad passing last week.
Solihull choir takes centre stage at Commonwealth Games
A choir based at ExtraCare's Solihull Village will be lighting up the stage at the Opening Ceremony of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games this week.
Village donates medical supplies to Africa
ExtraCare’s Hughenden Gardens Village has donated much-needed medical supplies to Africa.
For Queen, country and bike
A Milton Keynes retirement village resident took pride of place, riding his vintage bike at the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Pageant last weekend.
New facilities management contracts announced by ExtraCare
The ExtraCare Charitable Trust is delighted to announce that five contractors have been awarded long-term facilities management contracts, covering both soft and hard services across its nationwide portfolio.
Solihull Village shortlisted for Inside Housing Development Award
ExtraCare’s Solihull Retirement Village has been shortlisted as a finalist for Best older people housing development – urban at this year’s 'Inside Housing Development Awards'.
Keeping it royal: The Knitted Queen
A group of residents at ExtraCare's Stoke Gifford Retirement Village in Bristol have spent nearly 200 hours creating a Knitted Queen in honour of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
Family fun day unites Solihull community
It was fun in the sun as ExtraCare's Solihull Village hosted a community fun day at the weekend!