Bill was diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia last year. Since then he has participated in a number of activities organised by the village’s Enriched Opportunities Programme including the Musical Exchange Project with City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
Richard Charles Whittington, otherwise known as Dick, 84, and his wife Beryl, 85, moved to Bournville Gardens Village over three years ago. Dick explains the benefits of living here and owning their own flat:
Dunkirk veteran Victor Chanter has brought a lifetime of memories with him to Lark Hill Village. The 97-year-old great grandfather recalls his childhood playing cricket on the cobbled streets of Yorkshire, and games of football with caps and coats put down as goalposts.