Robin is a published artist who has illustrated many bird identification books, but he had two other careers first; Aged 7, Robin's love for art started young, but his father advised keeping it as a hobby (like Winston Churchill!) so Robin joined the Army and was...

Aged 17, Margaret, a trained needlework teacher, in the wedding dress she made herself.  Widowed two years later and with a young son to support, she managed her husband's photography business for three years in Somerset until she returned home to Cheltenham Aged 50, Margaret visiting...

We are delighted to announce the launch of our weekly bus service! It will support residents to be as independent as possible, foster engagement with the local community and provide a wider range of stimulating activities by linking our homes together. The service...

Residents and staff at St Faith's were intrigued by a fascinating demonstration given by our Dementia Specialist Tina! Sharing her hobby, she showed how she creates magical pictures just with a selection of wax and an iron. It was a real talking point! ...

Aussie animals are the stars at Royal Court for their 'Australia day'. Residents and staff alike have quite an experience with the visiting lizards, toads, snakes (and thankfully some softer, fluffier animals like rabbits!). We definitely do things differently at Lilian Faithfull!...

Hand-crafted musical bowls filled Resthaven with delicate music led by 'Zamboanga'.  The bowl played by the residents is particularly treasured at Resthaven as it was commissioned by a former resident.  He had so appreciated hearing and seeing one he wanted to make sure others would...

Our Physiotherapy duo, James Mitchell and Lucy Martin, invite you come to one of their events this month providing information on keeping fit and healthy in older age, achievable exercise programmes and falls prevention advice. James and Lucy will be hosting coffee and informal chats...

Age 18, Mr Wood (on far left) served in the RAF in Egypt for his national service and enjoyed it so much he stayed an extra year.  Pictured here with friends from Dursley. In his 40s Mr Wood converted a derelict mill into a beautiful 20...