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  • OPEN EVENT – THURSDAY 25TH JULY 11.00AM – 3.00PM July 12, 2019 - Thursday 25th July 2019 - 11.00am - 3.00pm Join us for drinks and canapes. View our independent living properties and experience this unique retirement lifestyle for yourself. “Just wish we
  • 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
  • Middleton Hall’s Arts Festival Workshops June 12, 2019 - Monday 24th June will see the triumphant opening of the inaugural Middleton Hall Arts Festival Week organised by residents, co-owners and external artists. The Arts Festival Workshops and Taster Sessions
  • Middleton Hall’s First Arts Festival Coming Soon! May 31, 2019 - Monday 24th June will see the triumphant opening of the inaugural Middleton Hall Arts Festival Week organised by residents, co-owners and external artists. This inaugural festival builds on the success
  • Jabberwocky comes to Middleton Hall! May 10, 2019 - Something very different happened at Middleton Hall today! Jabberwocky Market's Pop up Theatre came to visit. This local group is putting on two shows (11.00am and 2.00pm) each day on
  • Allotments Going from Strength to Strength May 9, 2019 - The allotments are looking fantastic. Residents and staff have worked very hard together to develop the area, perfect for its sunny, sheltered position. They have; painted the raised beds, sheds,
  • Village Show – Classes Confirmed May 8, 2019 - MIDDLETON HALL VILLAGE SHOW SATURDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 12 NOON - 3.00PM Good news! the list of classes for the upcoming Village Show is confirmed, below (it's two-sided - use the
  • Middleton Hall becomes Employee Owned! April 3, 2019 - A historic moment for Middleton Hall as Jeremy Walford, directors and trustees sign the deed of trust that completes the transition of the company to becoming 100% employee owned. The
  • Trustees Now Voted in! March 26, 2019 - Congratulations! Sheenagh Young and Gail Jones have been voted by other staff members company-wide as the two employee trustees on the Trust Board. Both are also representatives on the 8-strong
  • An All Action Pancake Day! March 5, 2019 - Just a bit of fun they said …! The annual Middleton Hall Pancake Race was, as always, a competitive affair. It truly felt like a village as people from all corners
  • The Orangery Erupts in Dancing! January 30, 2019 - Rat pack singer Trevor Myers proved to be a great success at our 'Meet & Eat' night. These sociable events are held twice a month throughout winter. Seasonable doom and
  • Great British Taste Off! January 22, 2019 - Residents were led through an exciting wine list by Iain Andrew of Yorkshire Vintners. They were on a mission to select new wines for the Middleton Hall wine list. A serious task
  • Spa Challenges for 2019 January 10, 2019 - Looking for an interesting challenge to take you through into 2019? Look no further! Residents, Spa members and staff alike will all be supported in their chosen goal. IT WILL
  • A Grand Day Out at the Houses of Parliament December 21, 2018 - Middleton Hall was delighted to be invited by ARCO to take part in the first parliamentary event for the retirement village sector. Our aim, with four other similar providers, was to
  • Chocolate Tasting Sessions to Tickle Taste buds December 21, 2018 - Residents leapt at the chance to sign up for a Chocolate Tasting Session. Greg Whalen, who is working at Middleton Hall as part of the Skills for Care graduate programme, decided to
  • Another First! Christmas Party for Staff Children and Grandchildren December 18, 2018 - In recognition of the enormous commitment the entire Middleton Hall team and their families make, we invited the children and grandchildren of staff to a Christmas party. Never has the
  • Youngsters and Residents Make a Wish December 14, 2018 - A special morning indeed; children from St George's Academy and a local nursery happily accepted an invitation to join us at a festive coffee morning. All put their minds to
  • Christmas Parties Galore! December 11, 2018 - Middleton Grove, Oaks, Gardens and Court have all now hosted their own fab-u-las Christmas parties. Each resident invited family or friends to come along and share the proceedings. All the
  • Phil Wilson, MP Visits Middleton Hall December 10, 2018 -           Phil Wilson, Labour MP for Sedgefield, was pleased to accept an invitation to Visit Middleton Hall. Not having been for quite some time, there was plenty
  • ‘Past Times’ Photography Exhibition; an Excellent Pastime December 3, 2018 -           The resident Photography Group, led by volunteer tutor Keith Rowland, has excelled itself with an exhibition named 'Past Times'. Saturday 24th November to Friday 14th
  • Employee Ownership Association Conference 2018 November 24, 2018 - The slogan for the Employee Ownership Association Conference was "Be Involved, Be Informed, Be Inspired" This is indeed what a party of 10 members of staff from Middleton Hall achieved.
  • Christmas Fair Countdown! November 15, 2018 - We're all set! The mulled wine is brewed and Santa has waxed his whiskers in preparation for his visit to Middleton Hall's Christmas Fair (he's really quite high maintenance you know).
  • Brownies and Guides work with Residents on Remembrance Day Project November 8, 2018 - Forty local Brownies and Guides descended on Middleton Hall for a very special evening. This year, being the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice, Middleton St George has
  • Jeremy’s Blog – Sharing Success and Corporate Greed October 26, 2018 - Executive pay is never far from the headlines. Last week, the Chief Executive of a British Housebuilding company walked out of an interview with a BBC journalist when asked about
  • Shaken not Stirred at 007 Coffee Morning October 24, 2018 - Secret agent James Bond made a special appearance at the 007 themed coffee morning, hosted by Middleton Grove. Residents and staff made some super preparations for the event, with displayed collages
  • Recognising World Mental Health Day October 10, 2018 - The wellbeing of our staff is extremely important. This year, for the first time we are officially recognising World Mental Health Day. A well-supported raffle was held, not least because
  • Blooming Fantastic! October 1, 2018 - Middleton Hall once again wins gold at Northumbria in Bloom. For the 8th consecutive year, the team not only won the gold title, but also some exceptional 'judges' comments'. The new
  • Middleton Hall to become Employee Owned September 10, 2018 - September 10th 2018 is a landmark date in the Middleton Hall journey with the announcement by Managing Director, Jeremy Walford that Middleton Hall is to become an ‘employee owned’ company
  • A Veritably Victorious Village Show September 9, 2018 - Without doubt, the inaugural Village Show showed Middleton Hall at its best. It drew residents, staff and their families together, displaying their obvious talents. The event was a just a
  • Residents Nail Sports Day! August 24, 2018 - There was a fantastic turn out for the annual Resident Sports Day, one of the highlights at Middleton Hall. All residents are welcome to compete and spectate and it really is
  • Canapes and Cava Open Evening for Independent Living, Thursday 23rd August August 20, 2018 - A 'Canapes and Cava' Open Evening will showcase our independent living options on; Thursday 23rd August 4.00pm - 8.00pm We encourage all those interested to come along and find out more
  • Middleton Hall in ‘Top 10 Care Homes in the Country’ July 18, 2018 -         It was a pleasure to see Middleton Hall named as one of the Top 10 care homes in England. Hudgell Solicitors, a London based firm, has
  • New Garden Opening Ceremony July 9, 2018 - Philip did the honours and cut the ribbon to officially cut the ribbon to open the new garden at Supported Living, Middleton Gardens. The garden is a beautiful space, featuring
  • ‘Strawberries & Cream’ Open Afternoon 12th July July 6, 2018 - A 'Strawberries and Cream' Open Afternoon will showcase Middleton Woods apartments on; Thursday 12th July 12 noon - 7.00pm We encourage those interested to come along and find out more about
  • Official Opening of The Stables Shop July 2, 2018 - Thank you to Jeanne, Middleton Hall resident who officially opened The Stables Shop by cutting the ribbon today. The shop, built in the space that was previously the kitchen and once
  • The Art Studio and The Library now Open! June 11, 2018 - We have all watched with interest as the original stables block (formerly the kitchen) has been transformed into an inspiring new space to enjoy. Saturday saw the opening of The Art Studio
  • IIP Platinum Award Success June 7, 2018 - We were absolutely delighted to be awarded the Investors In People Platinum Award by Sheila Warren, Registered IIP Practitioner. IIP, as it is known, is an international standard that defines
  • Middleton Oaks Celebrates 1st Birthday June 4, 2018 - Happy Birthday to Middleton Oaks! It is one year since the doors opened and what a lovely year it has been! Residents and staff organised an afternoon that everyone could enjoy.
  • Chickens come before the Eggs at Middleton Oaks! May 22, 2018 - Middleton Oaks happily welcomed some new feathered friends to the chicken coop. Staff and residents said hello and had a cuddle with 8 Pekin chickens that were kindly donated by
  • A Right Royal Knees Up May 20, 2018 - It was a right Royal occasion; Middleton Hall certainly did Prince Harry and Meghan Markle proud. The buzz built up throughout the week leading to the Royal Wedding.  Planning for the big
  • Briefing Sessions – an Update on Middleton Hall May 9, 2018 - Thank you to all those residents and staff who came along to hear Jeremy Walford's update on Middleton Hall's journey. As Managing Director, he was keen to give an up do
  • Tapas Mondays Launched! May 8, 2018 - The inaugural Tapas Monday was a big success. Of course, tapas is traditionally a Spanish affair, but why stop at tradition? Every other Monday evening in the Orangery, tapas dishes will
  • Flower Arranging Demonstration May 4, 2018 - Thank you very much to the lovely ladies from Darlington Flower Club who offered to celebrate National Flower Arranging Day by giving a very interesting demonstration to residents. Not only
  • Care Home Open Day Highlights April 23, 2018 - " I don't want to go home!" commented a visitor on Saturday afternoon. What a day ... what a week! This year as always, Middleton Hall took part in the
  • An Evening on RMS Titanic! April 16, 2018 - It was simply a first class evening on RMS Titanic. Residents who booked 'tickets' for their passage were delighted with the three course menu, re-created from the original one aboard the Titanic in
  • Top Marks at the ‘Back to School’ Coffee Morning March 23, 2018 - "Did you ever get the cane?" This was a very good question, one amongst many posed to residents by pupils from St George's C of E Academy Primary School at a 'Back
  • LITTER-ally Bags of Support March 22, 2018 - Residents keen to 'make a difference' took to the local lanes on a litter picking mission. Tired of rubbish being carelessly discarded in the otherwise beautiful Middleton St George location,
  • Winner of the Best Employer Award 2018 – Skills for Care March 12, 2018 -  Middleton Hall is thrilled to have won a much-coveted award – the Skills for Care Accolade Award, Best Employer 51 – 249 Staff. In the care sector, this award carries
  • Pancake Racing 2018 February 14, 2018 - Some flipping competitive pancake racing was seen in Middleton Spa! In what is becoming an annual event, those looking for a bit of fun descended on the Atrium. It really was
  • Aloha! Staff Celebration Evening 2018 February 12, 2018 - Staff of Middleton Hall enjoyed a celebration event to recognise their annual successes. This year's Hawaiian theme was well and truly embraced.  It was a glorious evening of colour, entertainment, fun and above all a