ExtraCare Resident Stories

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media picture Victor Chanter
Lark Hill Village, Nottingham
Channel 4

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.

media picture Sylvia Fairholme
Lark Hill Village, Nottingham
Channel 4

‘That’s my party piece,’ says 102-year-old Sylvia Fairholme as she bends over to touch her toes outside her apartment at Lark Hill Village.

media picture Pauleen Davies
Lark Hill Village, Nottingham
Channel 4

There’s a picture taking pride of place on the kitchen wall of Pauleen Davies’ apartment at Lark Hill Village. It’s a portrait of her, decorated in silver stars and drawn by one of the children taking part in Old People’s Home for 4 Year-Olds.

media picture Margaret Reynolds
Lark Hill Village, Nottingham
Channel 4

Margaret Reynolds, a former nursery teacher, says moving to Lark Hill Village was the best move she ever made.

media picture Lilian Calvert
Lark Hill Village, Nottingham
Channel 4

Lilian Calvert started tap dancing when she was just seven years old. It was during the war, and she asked her mother for a shilling for her first lesson. At 81 she's now teaching tap dancing at Lark Hill Village where she lives.

For further information on any of these case studies, please contact:

Lucy Clark, Communications Officer, on 02476 506011
[email protected]

Cheryl Flounders, Media Officer, on 07592 776 571 [email protected] 

Richard Tower, Communications Manager, on 0772 055 3658 [email protected]