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  • Covid-19 Updated Information for Independent Residents and Families September 30, 2020 - Important information for Middleton Woods and The Waterside Middleton Woods and The Waterside - Coronavirus update (30th September 2020) It is clear that the next few weeks are going to…
  • Covid-19 Updated Information for Middleton Hall Residents and Families September 30, 2020 - Please find Important information for Middleton Hall residents and families Care Services - Coronavirus update (29th September 2020) It is clear that the next few weeks are going to be…
  • Get planting for next spring September 29, 2020 - 'Tis the season to get planting for next spring! In keeping with the floral theme of our 2020 Village Show's recent flower week, the Stables Shop has bought in some…
  • Village Show update – flower power and baking! September 28, 2020 - THANK YOU all again for your contributions for flower week of the Village Fair! The pictures are stunning, and we hope everyone felt the ‘Flower Power’ and enjoyed the colours…
  • Canapés and Wine-tasting at the Orangery September 24, 2020 - Our Orangery team have joined forces with Yorkshire Vintners wine merchants for an exclusive Canapés and Wine-tasting Event for our independent residents. Offering 6 canapés each paired with a delicious…
  • Great start for ‘120’ Sporting Challenge! September 24, 2020 - We were delighted by the energetic support shown for the official launch of Middleton Hall's spectacular ‘120’ Sporting Activities challenge on our socially distanced Village Show sports day. To kick…
  • Poem reflects on lockdown life September 22, 2020 - Middleton Grove residents Audrey, Beryl and Mike, worked with carer and co-owner Mandy to create this wonderful poem recording their thoughts on lockdown life at Middleton Hall.
  • Blooming wonderful displays! September 22, 2020 - We've had a glorious response to our Village Show Flower Week!  We're delighted to share the riot of colour that has brightened up the email in box for our socially…
  • Village Show update September 22, 2020 - Thanks to everyone so far who has turned up to the events we have been organising. With restrictions easing and everyone still finding their feet, they might have been more…
  • Birthday celebration with ‘proper burgers’! September 10, 2020 - One of our Middleton Gardens supported living residents chose to celebrate her birthday in style. She wanted 'proper burgers' for her tea and invited three of her friends for some…
  • Spectacular ‘120’ sporting activities challenge being unveiled September 10, 2020 - An exciting series of sporting challenges is being launched as part of Middleton Hall's (socially distanced) Sports Day for 2020. The programme of personal ‘120’ challenges for Middleton Hall residents…
  • Bespoke hampers go on sale September 10, 2020 - We're delighted to announce that our shop has introduced an exclusive range of bespoke hampers for sale. Staff have created a tea time hamper which includes honey, biscuits and tea…
  • Prize winning vegetables! September 9, 2020 - Allotment Week has been very popular in our 2020 (socially distanced) Village Show. Take a look at the gallery of some of the amazing entries that have been submitted.  The…
  • Fabulous fruitful harvest from our orchard September 9, 2020 - The Middleton Hall orchard has started bearing masses of fruit for the kitchens, residents and the Stables shop. Thom from the Estates team has included some informative signs with the…
  • Orangery now open to all residents September 4, 2020 - We're delighted that our Orangery restaurant has now extended its opening hours. There are now times available for all our residents to visit from Monday to Friday. Essential shop supplies…
  • Roll up for our (Socially Distanced) Village Show! September 4, 2020 - Our much-loved annual Village Show is going ahead but in a different format this year. The popular event cannot be held in its usual way this year, due to the…
  • Chickens ‘cheep’-ing spirits high August 17, 2020 - The chickens at Middleton Hall have been a fixture at Middleton Hall for many years and bring joy to those around them. Our poultry are split into two groups, one…
  • Middleton Spa Reopening for Residents August 17, 2020 - After a lot of careful planning, we are thrilled to have started the process of reopening the Middleton Spa Gym and Pool. For the moment this is just for our…
  • A Letter from the Palace August 13, 2020 - Our Supported Living Resident Mr Ken Andrews received something special this week. Ken’s Daughter Margaret wrote to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales about Ken’s time in the Durham…
  • Thank you to all Co-owners June 11, 2020 -  On behalf of the whole community living at Middleton Hall, The Trustees would like to thank all co-owners for their incredible dedication, hard work and cheerfulness, keeping our residents…
  • Stay Safe using your Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) May 21, 2020 - Stay Safe with PPE - May 20 from Caroline Soullier on Vimeo. Please watch the video above for a demonstration on how to use your Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) The…
  • Exploring the Wildlife at Middleton Hall Retirement Village April 24, 2020 - Attention all Residents Please find below a Wildlife Search booklet and accompanying map which we have recently been working on as a ‘Challenge’ for residents throughout the current government lockdown.…
  • Bird Life and List April 21, 2020 -
  • Easter Egg Competition Winners April 14, 2020 - First of all, thank you to everyone who participated in the Middleton Hall Easter Egg Competition. All of the entries were fantastic, it was really hard to pick just a…
  • Middleton Hall Facebook Care Service Pages April 14, 2020 - We are turning into quite the social media gurus here at Middleton Hall Retirement Village. Not only do we have presence across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn, but our Facebook…
  • Easter Egg Competition April 2, 2020 -
  • Eco friendly living pays dividends for Waterside residents March 23, 2020 - After six years of living in one of Middleton Hall’s award-winning carbon neutral properties, Waterside residents David and June wouldn’t chose to live anywhere else. The couple’s move in 2014…
  • Running the Extra Mile… March 17, 2020 - Image taken from the Great North Run website. At Middleton Hall, we’re well aware that everyone who works here is incredible, but sometimes a Co-owner will go that little bit…
  • middleton-hall-retirement-village-bowls-club The benefits of taking up a hobby at retirement age March 11, 2020 - It isn’t uncommon at Middleton Hall for residents in their 70s, 80s, 90s and even 100s to take up a new hobby or learn something new. Our team encourage everyone…
  • Guide to Downsizing March 11, 2020 -  Don’t panic! Property downsizing can feel like a big step; first due to moving out of somewhere you might have lived for a long time, but not forgetting the stress…
  • Covid 19 Update 11/3/2020 March 11, 2020 -
  • Open Day CANCELLED March 11, 2020 - Unfortunately, due to the developments in the Covid-19 outbreak in the United Kingdom, Middleton Hall have decided to cancel the Open Day scheduled for the 12th of March. This is…
  • Recruitment Fair on Friday 6th March February 26, 2020 - Recruitment Event Friday 6th March 2020 10:30am-2:00pm The Vision Room, Middleton Hall Retirement Village Please sign in at reception. This is an opportunity to: See who we are and what…
  • ceramic-tile-art-of-dog Pottery Class Paying Off with Ceramic Tile Art February 17, 2020 - Mary Burgoyne, a resident of The Waterside, wanted to capture the image of her beloved springer spaniel- Archie. Friend and Neighbour, Les, was asked to work his magic on something innovative…
  • royal-signals-celebrating-100th-birthday-jack-veteran Second World War veteran Captain Jack celebrates 100th birthday February 17, 2020 - Article taken from The Northern Echo. A SECOND World War veteran has celebrated his centenary alongside army corps with which he served. Captain Jack Wolstenholme, who lives at Middleton Hall…
  • man-graduation-photo-university-black-and-white Former BBC Controller’s distinguished sporting career highlights February 16, 2020 - Ahead of this summer’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, a resident of Middleton Hall has been reflecting on a distinguished career in TV sports broadcasting. Duncan MacEwan, age 95,…
  • retirement-village-residents-bird-watching It’s all About the Birds January 28, 2020 - This week has 'flew' by For residents in Middleton Oaks and Middleton Gardens Independent Living this week their days have, quite literally, flew by as they both experienced trips out…
  • headshot-emily-woman-working-Middleton-hall-retirement-village Emily on the fast-track to her dream career January 19, 2020 - A psychology graduate who has set her sights on a high flying career in health and social care is joining the team at Middleton Hall.  Emily Bowering, 21, from Harrogate,…
  • Open Day on Saturday 25th January January 17, 2020 - If you would like to know more about what Middleton Hall can offer to you, a family member or friend, we invite you to visit and see the village for…
  • Recruitment-fair-logo Recruitment Fair on Wednesday 29th Jan January 16, 2020 - The recruitment fair is back at Middleton Hall on Wednesday 29th January from 4-8pm. This is a great opportunity to meet our service managers, see our facilities, and get to…
  • Deck the Halls! December 20, 2019 - Green Christmas cheer at Middleton Hall’s wreath-making workshop Article taken from the Northern Echo Garden waste from Middleton Hall’s grounds has been put to festive use by eco-minded staff, residents…
  • Japanese ‘Raku’ Pit Firing Day October 8, 2019 - Les Simpson, Waterside resident has brought his much-valued enthusiasm and wealth of pottery making experience to others at Middleton Hall. Last weekend, he organised a 'Raku' pit firing day whereby…
  • Celebrating BBC Music Day 2019 October 1, 2019 - BBC Music Day 2019 celebrated the power of music. Right up our street! We know exactly how music cheers, soothes, relaxes and connects our residents on a daily basis. Each…
  • A ‘GRAND’ GRAND LUNCHEON September 12, 2019 - Our popular annual luncheon in the marquee was once again a very popular 'do'. Possibly our Grand Luncheon wasn't what one might expect of an event in a retirement village,…
  • VILLAGE SHOW GOES FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH September 12, 2019 - A record number - over 250 people turned out for the second year of our village show. It was wonderful to see residents from across Middleton Hall, their families, staff…
  • IT’S BACK AND EVEN BIGGER August 22, 2019 - The Village Show – Saturday 7th September 2019      12.00noon – 3.00pm Last September, we celebrated the birth of the Middleton Hall Village Show, an idea inspired by both residents and…
  • Blooming with Pride August 16, 2019 - Blooming with pride…… this was the headline in the Northern Echo this week reporting on the first ever open garden event at Middleton Hall as part of the charitable National…
  • A First! NGS Open Garden Event July 22, 2019 - SATURDAY 10TH AUGUST 10.00AM - 4.00PM Co-owners and residents are enthusiastically putting the last touches to preparations for another first - an Open Garden event as part of the National…
  • RAVE REVIEWS FOR FIRST EVER ARTS FESTIVAL July 18, 2019 - Our first ever arts festival has been hailed as a great success. Created and run mostly by residents the festival featured over 100 displayed artefacts including ceramics, jewellery, photographs, painting…
  • Veteran’s Badges Presented by Mayor June 20, 2019 - Thank you to Age UK North Yorkshire & Darlington, who secured veteran's badges for 5 residents of Middleton Hall. The deserving gentlemen were delighted to be presented with the badges…