Rangeford Villages has announced it will be taking over the management of later living village Mickle Hill in Pickering, North Yorkshire from 1st October, which it developed in partnership with national older person’s charity Methodist Homes (MHA) in 2016. The move follows a strategic review held by MHA and the timing of their contract renewal
Click here to sign up to receive our quarterly newsletter and you will be automatically entered in a prize draw for the chance to win £50 Marks and Spencer’s vouchers.
Recent research has revealed there is a big shortage of bungalows in the UK. Just 1,942 were built in 2020, a fall of 26 percent from the 2,632 built in 2010 (source: NHBC). Yet bungalows are particularly favoured by over 60s, the fastest growing age group in the UK: 71 percent of over 65s say
Congratulations to the winner of the Mickle Hill Residents Short Story Competition Miss S, with her separate short tales of two nurses who trained at different times in the city of Sheffield but at the same hospital. Here is a picture of Miss S enjoying her first-place prize of afternoon tea in our fabulous
Congratulations to the winner of the Mickle Hill Residents Poetry Competition Robert Emmerson, with his special tribute to our NHS heroes. Here is a picture of Robert enjoying his first-place prize of afternoon tea in our fabulous Cafe Bistro! As requested here is a verse Of a poor tired NHS nurse They tend to
Case Study: The workshop is a great addition to the excellent amenities we already have at Mickle Hill
“The workshop is a great addition to the excellent amenities we already have at Mickle Hill. It was erected in 2019, and since then we have insulated it, lined out the inside, and painted it out. We have fitted it out with a purpose-made long joiners bench, a large table top for various activities, and
“We have just completed on the purchase of an apartment at Mickle Hill where my mother-in-law has become the latest resident to move in. She is 85 years old and very independent and looking forward to establishing her new life in the village. We first made contact with the Yvette Jones [Mickle Hill sales advisor]
Hugh moved to Mickle Hill from the Lake District in August 2020. Commenting on his move, Hugh says: “I first came to visit Mickle Hill in February 2020, before lockdown started, and I stayed overnight in the guest suite. It was good to see what village life was like before the pandemic. Fortunately, I was
David Robinson, 71, is moving to Mickle Hill from Pickering itself. Keen to stay in the area, he is looking forward to enjoying a busier social life as part of a community. He says: “I’ve always been a Yorkshire lad, although I moved around the world when I was enrolled in the forces. My wife
Stamp duty relief is set to end on 31st March 2021, meaning retirees keen to downsize still have time to benefit from it. To guarantee a quick and stress-free move, later living specialist Rangeford Villages at Mickle Hill in Pickering, North Yorkshire, is offering a number of services to help them move before the deadline.