The Lymington and the New Forest area is a wonderful place to live - at every stage of life. The area offers a wealth of activities, pastimes and clubs for people of all ages. Whatever your interests they'll be something for you!

 

Lymington's Saturday Charter Market

Lymington's Saturday Charter Market a traditional market, established in the 1250s.    Lymington Market - every Saturday throughout the year and a "Must" for visitors to the New Forest! [ ... ]

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Considering the move to a nursing or care home, but anxious?

Considering the move to a nursing or care home, but anxious? Put loneliness behind you when you start a new chapter in your life. This message is vital for all the older people living a solitary lif [ ... ]

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Inspiration for people with dementia

Glorious Opportunity Inspiration from Dr Jennifer Bute for people with dementia and their families
  Dr Jennifer Bute  used to be a GP but retired early with early onset Alzheimer's Dis [ ... ]

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Colten Care homes thank their nurses on Nurses Day

Colten Care homes thank their nurses on 'Nurses Day' Nurses thanked for their hard work, passion and commitment on Florence Nightingale's birthday. New Forest care homes run by family-owned Colten C [ ... ]

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Changes in car tax from April 2017

Changes in car tax from April 2017   Drivers will need to take care if they buy a new car after 1 April 2017. Vehicle tax for the first year will be based on CO2 emissions. After the  [ ... ]

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The myths of moving into a care home

The myths of moving into a care home Advice from Colten Care for those considering a care home   The 20 Colten Care homes came together to discuss the most common misconceptions and reservat [ ... ]

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Care Quality Commission rates Colten Care provider of choice


Care Quality Commission RATES Colten Care provider of choice   All 19 of the established care homes built and run by South Coast operator Colten Care have been officially rated ‘Good’ by th [ ... ]

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Two hundred and eight happy returns to Doris and Joan!

Two hundred and eight happy returns to Doris and Joan! Two ladies with a combined age of 208 have celebrated their birthdays at Lymington's Court Lodge.
Staff at Colten Care's Court Lodge joined Joa [ ... ]

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Lantern-making with Brockenhurst College at Woodpeckers

Lantern-making heralds Chinese New Year Brockenhurst College students spend time with residents at Woodpeckers A lantern-making party with young visitors was the ideal start to Chinese New Year cele [ ... ]

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Shrove Tuesday: how do you eat your pancakes?

Shrove Tuesday: how do you eat your pancakes?  by Gill Hepburn Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday, is the traditional feast day before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday. Lent, the 40 days leading  [ ... ]

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Summary of the Budget Statement

 A summary of the Budget Statement 8 March 2017 The budget of 8th March 2017 was a budget of 'firsts' - the first budget for the new Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, the first budget [ ... ]

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A polished Peter Pan in East Boldre

A Polished Peter Pan comes to East Boldre The Pilley Player's rendition of JM Barrie's Peter Pan was fantastic! East Boldre Village Hall burst into technicolour at the weekend with the Pilley Player [ ... ]

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Tax deadlines are fast approaching

Tax deadlines are fast approaching A reminder of forthcoming key dates by Lymington accountant, Peter Lashmar.   Before you get completely ensconced in the festive season, we recommend that yo [ ... ]

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Don't miss the deadline - personal tax returns due 31 Jan 2017

Self Assessment Personal Tax returns due 31 January 2017 Don't miss the HMRC deadline or penalities will apply   HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) must receive your tax return and any money you  [ ... ]

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Considering a care home? Summer open events will give you a tasterConsidering a care home? Summer open events will give you a taster

Considering a care home? Look at all the options as you grow older. Colten's summer open events will give you a taster of how life can improve in a care home.   One thing is inevitable: we are [ ... ]

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Colten Care Lymington News

The other side of this week's news about Colten Care Lymington  Colten Care Lymington has been in the news this week. It's not for us to comment on that particular news story about which few of [ ... ]

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Attendance Allowance News Affects Many Older PeopleAttendance Allowance News Affects Many Older People

Attendance Allowance abolition would affect many older people in the New Forest   Article by Celia Burgess on behalf of HOPe New Forest – Helping Older People - February 2016   To sign [ ... ]

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Zany Zebras designed in Lymington in Southampton this summer!

Zany Zebras designed in Lymington will hit Southampton this summer! For 10 weeks from Saturday 16th July 2016, Marwell’s Zany Zebras will gallop through the streets of Southampton.  Updated 3 [ ... ]

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70th Wedding Anniversary at Belmore Lodge Care Home

Richard and Hilda's Belmore Lodge Platinum Party 70 years of wedded bliss thanks to love, laughter and mutual respect    We're really delighted to share this story -  living in a go [ ... ]

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Elsie's 100 Birthday Celebrations with her grandsons Elsie's 100 Year Tee at Linden House

Expert in the Long Game - Elsie's 100 Year Tee at Linden House     Former golfer Elsie Knopp teed off her 100th birthday celebrations in Lymington, with the help of her two grandsons from [ ... ]

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