Master craftsman Bernard is a model resident Image

28/09/2022

Master craftsman Bernard is a model resident

Abbeyfield resident Bernard Clipsham talks to us about his hobby of model making, and how he came to create a whole miniature village at Bradbury House care home in Gosforth.

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04/05/2022

Audrey’s royal memories

Audrey Chalk, a resident of Bailey House in Alresford, Hampshire, recalls her memories of the Queen’s coronation, where she was a volunteer for the St John Ambulance service.

The Remarkable Life of John Flanner Image

19/08/2021

The Remarkable Life of John Flanner

Resident of Hampton House, John Flanner MBE is a man with a life-changing story that has the power to revolutionize your life, transform your work environment, and turn your view of diversity and equality on its head.

Peter gives his time come rain or shine Image

12/08/2021

Peter gives his time come rain or shine

Peter Robinson, a resident at Abbeyfield Court in Locks Heath, has given 50 years to help UK charity fighting global poverty, Christian Aid.

Special honour for Southampton resident Chris Image

09/07/2021

Special honour for Southampton resident Chris

The Chris Nicholl Trophy was named after resident of Speedwell Court, Chris, a former player and manager.

Edna’s teddy bears prove a hit with the locals Image

07/06/2021

Edna’s teddy bears prove a hit with the locals

Ridgway Court care home in Farnham, is home to 87-year-old Edna Jones, who has been creating some rather special gifts to brighten up the lives of children and adults alike in her local neighbourhood.

Peter & Marion’s 60 Years in Locks Heath Image

25/05/2021

Peter & Marion’s 60 Years in Locks Heath

Peter, 91 and Marion, 83, are living happily together at Abbeyfield Court independent living apartments, in the town they’ve called home for most of their married life; Locks Heath.

Brian’s Story of National Service, Royalty and Rugby Image

19/05/2021

Brian’s Story of National Service, Royalty and Rugby

Brian Jones, Abbeyfield Brecon Society’s newest resident, humbly shares his remarkable life story – from an esteemed service in the Royal Navy and encounters with royalty, to a love of languages and rugby.

David’s story of 'An Illustrious National Service' Image

23/04/2021

David’s story of 'An Illustrious National Service'

Aged 18, David left his farm work on the Waveney Valley to embark on a life-changing journey on one of the five fighting arms of the Royal Navy.