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140th anniversary at St John’s Homes Almshouses

The St. John’s Homes Kempston Almshouses Charity holds a garden party to celebrate their 140th anniversary! The St. John’s Homes...
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Party time at Royal Albert & St Swithuns Almshouse!

Caroline Dodds is the warden at Royal Albert and St Swithuns Almshouse based in Worcester Worcestershire. Together with their Chair...
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Dunk’s Almshouses celebrate our 75th!

Dunk’s almshouses, Hawkhurst joined in our 75th celebrations with a garden party. Their clerk, Lisa wrote in to tell us...
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Almshouses in The People’s Friend

The People's Friend magazine recently published a two page spread on almshouses. Journalist, Olivia Greenway explores the history of almshouses...
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Christ’s Hospital Almshouses join our 75th celebrations!

Gillian Kent, Clerk to the Governors at Christ's Hospital Almshouses in Abingdon sent us in some wonderful photos of their...
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Andover Charities Trustees hold a garden party in their orchard

Last weekend Andover Charities Trustees joined in The Almshouse Association’s 75th celebrations by holding a garden party.   Eighteen residents...
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Its blooming marvellous at St Mary’s Hospital almshouses!

The St Mary’s Hospital almshouses in Chichester opened up the gates to their beautiful gardens as part of the National...
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Celebrating 90 years! Goodly Dale Cottage Homes

Goodly Dale Cottage Homes almshouses in Windermere are celebrating 90 years since their very first trustee meeting on the 6th...
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New almshouses in Cheltenham

New ecologically friendly almshouses offer more than a roof over residents heads. CEO Nick Phillips attended the official opening of...
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Double celebrations in Sonning!

Robert Palmer Almshouses in Sonning on Thames opened their garden gate to community and companionship for a celebration garden party....
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Wivenhoe Housing Trust: paving the way to celebrations

Trustees of The Wivenhoe Housing Trust are looking forward to joining in with the national celebrations to mark 75 years...
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Giving Something Back

by Chris Morton, Chairman of Louisa Lilley Almshouses ‘Giving Something Back’ to society was something that really came to fore...
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