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Richmond Villages Magazine - Summer 2021
Read our Summer 2021 issue of the Richmond Magazine, featuring various articles such as 'Retiring in style has never been more affordable or flexible with Lifestyle Flex', ‘Add years to your life and life to your years with the Wellness Spa’, plus our ‘Home Buying Service' explained. You’ll also discover delicious mimosa recipes and some tips for the perfect picnic.
27th August 2021
Celebrating Dowty Engineering heritage at Richmond Villages Cheltenham
To celebrate our fascinating heritage as a former Dowty Heritage site, we hosted a reunion afternoon tea to reunite colleagues and friends with guest speaker Ally McConnel, Archivist for the Dowty project.
23rd August 2021
RV Hero Stories | Karen
Our Domiciliary Care role at Richmond Villages Aston-on-Trent is no ordinary Domiciliary Care role and we spoke to Karen, from the team, to find out just why that is.
8th June 2021
Staff come together to ensure Roger can celebrate his granddaughter's wedding despite lockdown restrictions
Our team at Richmond Villages Bede went above and beyond to ensure Roger, one of our residents, could attend his granddaughter's wedding in real time.
1st June 2021
Retire to a Healthier and Happier You
Moving to a purpose-built retirement village can be just the tonic for retirees. Designed to create a worry-free lifestyle with as little or as much support as required, residents can retain their independence, be part of a vibrant like-minded community and live their retirement to the full.
11th May 2021
A new lease of life for Audrey and Teddy at Richmond Villages Nantwich
Audrey Samuels tells us about her move to a safe and sociable community at Richmond Villages with her beloved Bichon Frise 'Teddy'.
13th April 2021
Five mocktails to tickle your taste buds
Mixing up a mocktail is a fun way to enjoy a special drink without the alcohol, and it's perfect for sipping in the sunshine. If you’re keen to cut down on your drinking and looking for some tasty alternatives, our blog post is one for you.
31st March 2021
Recycle your favourite ceramics and create a homemade bird feeder
Whether you have a much-loved teacup or favourite mug with an unfortunate chip, here is a step-by-step guide on how to upcycle these treasured ceramics into a bird feeder.
26th March 2021
Richmond Villages Cheltenham Receives 10/10 Carehome.co.uk Score
We’re delighted to announce that Richmond Villages Cheltenham has recently been awarded a carehome.co.uk review score of 10 – the highest that can be achieved.
18th January 2021
Living Alone in Lockdown - Tips and Advice on Loneliness
With the announcement of another lockdown and the dark winter days, it's understandable if you're finding being on your own tough right now. Here we share tips and advice on how to cope with loneliness and share stories from other people living alone.
7th January 2021
Richmond Villages Magazine – Winter 2020/21
Introducing the Richmond Villages Magazine, featuring various articles such as ‘Final Phase at Aston-on-Trent, selling fast!’, ‘Village Spotlight - Richmond Cheltenham’, plus ‘Luxury Living Made Easy’ and our ‘Home Buying Service Explained’. You’ll also discover an Irresistible chocolate brownie recipe straight from our kitchen to yours.
5th January 2021
5 Reasons to Consider a Retirement Village
Luxury facilities and a vibrant community - Here are just 5 reasons why a retirement village could be right for you.
11th December 2020
Why Jill Wishes She Made The Move Sooner
A resident from our new village Richmond Cheltenham has revealed why embarking on a new chapter and making the move to Richmond Villages, has made her happier and healthier.
19th November 2020
Luxury Living Made Easy with Richmond Villages, Your Best Move
Advice on how to sell your property, enjoy a stress-free move and make the most of the exclusive incentives and savings available. Now is the perfect time to make your move to Richmond Villages.
13th November 2020
Adam's BBQ Chicken
Adam, experienced chef at Richmond Painswick, shares his favourite recipe from our Autumn and Winter restaurant menu - tasty BBQ chicken.
3rd November 2020
Lino's Chocolate Mousse
Lino, Chef De Partie at Richmond Painswick, shares his favourite recipe from our Autumn and Winter restaurant menu - a tempting chocolate mousse.
23rd October 2020
Jamie’s Favourite Chocolate & Peanut Butter Brownie
Jamie, Commis chef at Richmond Painswick, shares his favourite recipe from our Autumn and Winter restaurant menu - delicious chocolate and peanut butter brownies.
16th October 2020
RV Hero Stories | Meet Sue
Meet Sue Jarvis, Domiciliary Carer at Richmond Painswick.
7th October 2020
Fabulous 65th Wedding Anniversary Celebration at Richmond Northampton
Richmond Northampton residents, Cyril and Geraldine, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a fabulous commemorative dinner.
11th September 2020
A Poem of Thanks to our RV Heroes
A beautiful poem that has been written by the relative of one of our residents to express their thanks to all the staff at Richmond Bede Village.
8th September 2020





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