Peverel/First Port still displaying bunker mentality

NEW MILTON: Peverel is making a pig’s breakfast of its attempt to rehabilitate its name and reputation.

Instead of a simple apology for its sins, drawing a line under the past, distancing previous principles and principals, and taking all hits on the chin, it is being hobbled by its policy of secrecy Read More

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Traditional sports clubs looking to establish multigenerational communities

LEEDS: Traditional sports clubs have become the modern ‘tribes’ of urban environments.

When old stadia pass their ‘use by date’, and a new build is being considered, more clubs are seeking to create both the stadium and a multigenerational housing community.
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Failed pubs being revived as seniors apartments/hotel restaurant combos

LONDON: The trend to create apartments above pub redevelopments has strong appeal to the over 50s. The trend is growing in all western countries and the latest example combines with a love of cricket.

A listed late Victorian pub close to Lord’s cricket ground, where Read More

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Working in retirement set to become ‘new way of life’

MANCHESTER: Two-thirds of over 60s expect to keep working well beyond the official retirement age, but many are worried that their ageing bodies won’t let them.

A new study has found that 40 per cent of people hope to work “as long as possible” and another 27 per cent say they will Read More

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