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  • The Hawthorns Northampton, Northamptonshire

    The Hawthorns Host Fantasy Fashion Show

    Devised by the talented designer and seamstress Rima Kirday, The Hawthorns Northampton Fantasy Fashion Show came to life on Thursday 25th November to raise awareness around sustainable and conscientious fashion. Sustainable fashion refers to clothing that is designed, manufactured, distributed and used in environmentally friendly ways.   14 residents from The Hawthorns volunteered to take part in the show and were certainly dressed to impress! Each costume symbolised a different characteristic of sustainable clothing and was…

  • Season’s Greetings from The Hawthorns

    Join us in looking back on our best bits from 2021 with our Virtual Advent Calendar and open a delightful new window each day! You can also be in with the chance of winning some fantastic prizes, including trial stays, three-course meals, cream teas, and more at our warm and friendly rental retirement communities for…

  • Plant a Tree for the Jubilee: The Queen’s Green Canopy

    The Queen’s Green Canopy is a unique tree-planting initiative created to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022, inviting people from across the United Kingdom to “Plant a Tree for the Jubilee”. Of course, residents and staff at our Northampton retirement community were delighted to get involved on Thursday 28th October. Resident Barbara Brown, a…

  • The Hawthorns Clevedon

    The Hawthorns Clevedon Get into the Swing

    The annual Hawthorns Clevedon golf tournament came to a close this month, with residents Barbara, Desmond and Josie crowned winners. The avid golfers have been spending time practising at the Hawthorns over the summer, having access to golf equipment and the 9-hole putting ground on site. When the weather didn’t permit, the teams were able…

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    The Hawthorns Northampton, Northamptonshire

    Junior Member Recipients of Bursary at Northamptonshire County Golf Club

    As part of sponsorship from The Hawthorns independent senior living community in Northampton, where several residents are still active in golf, junior member Josh Pritchett was presented with a bursary cheque at Northamptonshire County Golf Club in Church Brampton. Kelly Coleshill, Deputy General Manager at The Hawthorns, presented Josh with his bursary, joined by Junior…

  • The Hawthorns Clevedon

    Hawthorns Clevedon Residents Volunteer at The Pier

    For many years, The Hawthorns Clevedon and Clevedon Pier have held a strong relationship. They join together frequently, providing residents with the opportunity to engage in some exciting activities on the pier and for representatives from the pier to come into the Hawthorns when government restrictions allow, offering talks on the history of the attraction.…

  • The Hawthorns Northampton

    Let’s Meet Rima Kirday

    Rima Kirday, an interior designer at The Hawthorns Northampton, focuses on clothing. Since she was ten years old, Rima has been passionate about beauty, fashion, fabrics, and everything in between. It was in her home country of Lithuania that Rima achieved a degree in Fashion Design and Art. The first garment she ever made was…

  • Clevedon Pier Featured
    The Hawthorns Clevedon

    Clevedon Pier Named Pier of the Year 2021

    As long-time supporters of the historic Clevedon Pier, we are delighted to share it has been awarded the title of Pier of the Year for the third time by the National Piers Society (NPS). The Hawthorns Clevedon is a proud sponsor of the attraction, which sees thousands of visitors each year, including our very own…

  • Clevedon Pier Featured
    The Hawthorns Clevedon

    The History of The Hawthorns Clevedon

    The Hawthorns Clevedon is steeped in history, dating all the way back to 1709 when it was first purchased by the Elton Family when it was known as the Manor of Clevedon. Historian Jane Lilly delves deep into the history of the retirement community and its connection to the Clevedon Pier and Heritage, the two…

  • Essex Business Awards Featured
    The Hawthorns Braintree, Essex

    Hawthorns Braintree Win at Essex Business Awards 2020

    We are delighted to share that The Hawthorns Braintree, in Essex, has been awarded Countywide Winner: Excellent Customer Focus at the Essex Business Awards 2020. The Essex Business Awards, established 23 years ago, are a local platform for celebrating the area’s very best business successes. The virtual ceremony, which took place on 16th December 2020,…