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Terry bartlam

Terry Bartlam shares his memories with The Last Summer Wine – 1973

Vanessa and I moved to The Elms in November 2010 from the moors in the Bronte Country.

In 1973 a new television show written by Roy Clarke was screened, it was titled The Last of the Summer Wine.

My Father watched it...

elms seasons greetings

Season’s Greetings

We've had a lot going on this year, especially with the transformation of Birch Grove. The progress so far looks amazing! With newly built in bedroom cupboards and brand new kitchen units, the home is really starting to take shape. When the renovations have been completed, this prime park home property will...

Our Retirement Village

We’re proud to announce we’ve been awarded the Silver Accolade!

As some of you are aware, The Elms Retirement Part participates in the annual David Bellamy Award Scheme, which is all about protecting and enhancing our wildlife and environment. We are very proud to announce that for the 2017/18 period we have been awarded the Silver accolade! We'd like to...

Stephen Smart

Stephen Smart – Putting life into words!

My name is Steve Smart and I moved to The Elms in May 2014 from Croydon. I originally lived in Warwickshire for 20 years, working in the Civil Service before leaving financial security to train at one of the leading drama schools of its time in Birmingham and then moving...

winter fitness

Top tips for keeping fit and healthy this winter!

Did you know, Winter is the unhealthiest season of the year? During these months, we tend to prefer staying indoors, hibernating in our favourite blankets in front of a burning fire. We're also more likely to seek comfort from calorie-dense foods.
The idea of replacing...

Steve Vaughan reunion at Koeigsluteer am Germany

Read all about Steve’s life experiences!

Hi ! I’m Steve Vaughan and I live over on Poplar Drive. I’ve been here for just over three and a half years now, and am very much enjoying life here with you lot. I have been told to write this – so with all humility ………………. I was born...

fall-foliage

Why Autumn is the best season of the year!

It’s that time of the year again when the trees begin to shed their weight and we find ourselves spending more time with our fireplaces at home. Not forgetting the obvious reminders from supermarkets displaying festive delicacies such as pumpkins lattes and caramel apples. But what is it about this...

explore the world

Activate your retirement chapter by exploring the world’s most iconic destinations!

The best thing about being retired is that you no longer need to plan around your work timetable or worrying if your annual leave will get approved or not And not forgetting the dreaded, going back to the office day, where you're greeted with an inbox overflowing with mundane emails. For...

Simple tweaks to your diet could add years to your life!

Forget the anti-ageing creams or weight loss pills, your answer to looking better is very simple! All you need to do is make a few lifestyle changes to make sure you feel and look healthy. Research over the years has shown that subtle lifestyle changes can reduce the risk of...

Follow the transformation

A really exciting opportunity has arisen for us to totally refurbish and renovate one of the original brochure park home properties here on The Elms. Back in 1987 12a Birch Grove, a large 42 by 20 foot park home, was sited on The Elms for residents Mr and Mrs...