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  • The Hawthorns Clevedon, Somerset

    Twilight At The Hawthorns

    We recently had the pleasure of Mr Richard Plowman stay at our retirement community on the coast here in Clevedon, and didn’t realise that we had a poet in our midst! Richard was with us as a trial stay for one month and was a great addition to the residents’ group here, thoroughly enjoying his…

  • 10th Anniversary The Hawthorns Braintree celebration residents home retirement party
    The Hawthorns Braintree, Essex

    10th Anniversary Ball

    The Hawthorns Braintree recently celebrated our 10th Birthday in style with a Spring Ball! Residents and guests were hosted by our proud General Managers Paul and Sandra Tripney and enjoyed canapés served in the Atrium with accompaniment from pianist Angie Dade. Our guests were then seated for a fabulous six-course menu including a duo of…

  • Pen Pal Programme at The Hawthorns

    We like to encourage intergenerational relationships between our residents and the local communities, to improve the learning, sense of purpose and understanding for children about their own ageing and support community inclusion and socialisation for our residents. Throughout the Hawthorns Group of Independent Living Communities, we have brought the generations together with meaning and purpose for everyone. It can develop children’s confidence in talking with older…

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    The Hawthorns Braintree, Essex

    Bronze Award For The Hawthorns Braintree

    The Hawthorns Braintree is proud to have been nominated as a Bronze winner in the Elderly Accommodation Counsel’s 2019 housing awards. Each year Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC) celebrates successful examples of later life housing. This year a record 18,990 residents, staff and visitors took part. Coming third in the East of England category for Elderly Housing, The…

  • Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2019 Winners group The Hawthorns
    The Hawthorns Northampton, Northamptonshire

    The Hawthorns wins at the Pinders Awards!

    We are excited to report that The Hawthorns has scooped the award in the Best Independent Living Scheme for 2019 at the annual prestigious Pinders Healthcare Design Awards for its fabulous new development in Northampton. Against strong competition from other purpose-built schemes, the Hawthorns won out for its stunning design and resident environments. Receiving the…

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    The Hawthorns Eastbourne, East Sussex

    Walking the Hawthorns Way with Sherrie

    At the start of March, Hawthorns Ambassador Sherrie Hewson paid us a visit, bringing her infectious brand of fun and laughter to our day at The Hawthorns Eastbourne, as we held a Walk & Talk event, featuring our ‘Walking The Hawthorns Way’ initiative. On arrival Sherrie met staff and residents and headed straight for the…

  • Hawthorns Braintree Hospitality Assured Certificate people frame building entrance
    The Hawthorns Braintree, Essex

    All Assured at The Hawthorns Braintree!

    The Hawthorns independent living retirement community in Braintree has been accredited with the prestigious Hospitality Assured Award, all thanks to their remarkable level of service in their all-inclusive lifestyle. Hospitality Assured is the national quality standard created and licensed by the Institute of Hospitality, specifically for customer-led, service-orientated hospitality focused businesses. The process enables and encourages…

  • Hawthorns Clevedon Retirement Independent Living residents visit Curzon Cinema
    The Hawthorns Clevedon, Somerset

    Hawthorns Clevedon and Curzon Cinema

    At The Hawthorns Clevedon retirement community we put great effort into ensuring that our residents have a really interesting and involving lifestyle, with a wide variety of activities and interests. We seek to work with attractions and places of interest in the local community to provide fun and informative events that support our residents’ well-being…

  • Sherrie Hewson Hawthorns Braintree smiling staff building entrance
    The Hawthorns Braintree, Essex

    Sherrie Gets Active at The Hawthorns Braintree

    Although stage and TV actress Sherrie Hewson is currently on tour with the Benidorm cast, she is still keen to keep her mind and body active! She recently visited The Hawthorns Braintree at our Retain and Regain event to find out some top tips to maintain her well-being. Assistant Manager, Julie Burks, welcomed Hawthorns Ambassador…

  • Sherrie Hewson Visits The Hawthorns Clevedon Smiles Residents Photo Selfie
    The Hawthorns Clevedon, Somerset

    Sherrie Hewson Comes to Clevedon

    On Friday 23rd November, we had the pleasure of welcoming Hawthorns Ambassador, stage and TV actress Sherrie Hewson, to our Open Morning held in The Hawthorns Clevedon‘s atrium café. Sherrie was introduced to all residents by Manager Tim Somer and spent time with them and their guests chatting about the Hawthorns and how retirement living…

  • The Hawthorns Northampton Hospitality Assured Award Northamptonshire certificate
    The Hawthorns Northampton, Northamptonshire

    All Assured at The Hawthorns Northampton

    The Hawthorns independent living retirement residency in Northampton has been accredited with the prestigious Hospitality Assured Award, a national standard for service and business excellence in the hospitality industry. Hospitality Assured is the quality standard created and licensed by the Institute of Hospitality, specifically for customer-led, service-orientated hospitality focused businesses. The process enables and encourages businesses…