Category: Community story

A little reminder to do the right thing

Robyn Anderson, Village Manager at Murray Gardens in Albury urges the commu-nity to continue doing the right thing as COVID-19 restrictions ease.

Retirees embrace Murray River lifestyle and downsizing trend

Demand for retirement village living in Albury has surged in recent months despite the COVID-19 pandemic as more senior Australians embrace the Murray River lifestyle.

Dam expansion keeps village water-wise

The dam at Noyea Riverside has recently been expanded, so now the extensive village grounds can flourish without town water.

Hobby farmer grows village garden

Carlyle Gardens resident Les Mills has transformed some vacant land into a flourishing 4,000 square metre community garden.

Community spirit blooms at Bartonvale Gardens

A sensory rose garden created by nearly 50 residents is producing more than stunning blooms – it’s cultivating community spirit.

Helping those in the line of fire

It’s been three months since Newling Gardens Village Manager Sue Nelson has been able to see her house from the garden, such is the intensity of the smoke that hangs heavy across Armidale. Fire has ravaged the town for months,

Life in Carlyle Gardens is a breeze – with ocean breezes to boot

Like honey to a bee, Carlyle Gardens Retirement Village attracts residents from all over the world, who seek out sunshine, ocean breezes, and a relaxed beachside lifestyle. Take Noel and Judy Bowman, who have lived in Carlyle Gardens for almost

Mini golf proves a hit at Lincoln Grove

Residents at Lincoln Grove Retirement Village can now enjoy a new on-site mini golf course, which helps foster vitality, connection and community – and features a clever design to reduce back strain.

Cleveland Manor celebrates life beyond 90

Residents at RetireAustralia’s Cleveland Manor Retirement Village are proving age is no barrier when it comes to a healthy and happy lifestyle, with the community hosting a special group birthday celebration for a wave of residents turning 90 years and above this year.

100 residents celebrate Mother’s Day

We celebrated Mother’s Day on the 12th May with a beautiful high tea, put on by our residents’ social activities committee.

The Laurels is gunning for garden comp glory

Residents of The Laurels Retirement Village are hoping to bag an award in the Mount Barker District Show garden competition with an audacious, 11th hour entry.

Remembering them

As seen in Ageless: Torrens Grove’s Gwen Lawrence has a unique way to commemorate Remembrance Day.