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Platinum Skies makes significant donation to Sherborne Voluntary Ambulance to benefit older people

We are proud to share that we have thrown our support behind Sherborne Voluntary Ambulance. Supporting the Sherborne Voluntary Ambulance Following the launch of our new Sherborne over-55s village earlier this year, we are backing Sherborne Voluntary Ambulance (SVA) with a significant donation which will enable the good cause to help more lonely and isolated…

15 Chair Exercises for Seniors

Everyone knows that exercise plays a crucial role in living a healthy life, but as we age, exercising becomes increasingly challenging. When thinking about exercise, running for miles, or lifting heavy weights at the gym may be many people’s first thought. But there are many ways to stay active no matter your age or ability….

Platinum Skies homeowners dance and raise a toast at Platinum Jubilee parties

Our communities hosted a week of celebrations featuring street parties, barbecues, and live music events to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.   Platinum Skies communities celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee The special red, white and blue-themed Jubilee events were organised by each community’s dedicated Community Managers, in partnership with the homeowners’ social focus group, to…

Top activities to do on a rainy day in Somerset

Located in South West England, Somerset has some fantastic places to visit on a rainy day, both indoors and outdoors. No matter the weather, there is always something fun to do! Keep reading to find out our top activities to do on a rainy day in Somerset. Rainy day activities in Somerset Bath Abbey Address:…

Best things to do in Somerset

A county rich in diversity, Somerset exceeds all expectations in the number of incredible things to do in and around the local area. Known for its contrasting coastlines, wetlands, and cities boasting panoramic views, there is something for everyone to enjoy all year round! Great for a staycation or vacation, we have done the research…

How to look after your mental health in retirement

Throughout our working lives, we spend a lot of time looking forward to retirement. We think about retirement as a stage in life that will give us more time to do the things we love, without the restrictions of day-to-day responsibilities. We create the perfect picture in our minds about what we would be doing…

Platinum Skies homeowners craft paper hearts for Salisbury Cathedral display

Homeowners at our Chapters retirement community in Salisbury enjoyed getting crafty to make decorations for a special Salisbury Cathedral display. The activity room in our Chapters community, off Wilton Road, was filled with crafting homeowners who got together to create the colourful heart-shape decorations for Celebration: A Festival of Flowers, which opens today in Salisbury…

Platinum Skies hosts launch party for Quantock House Taunton community

We had a fantastic, fun filled launch event for one of our newest communities, Quantock House in Taunton, at the end of April. Invited guests included our Quantock House homeowners, and stakeholders from local Taunton-based businesses who enjoyed drinks, a light lunch, and live music. Quantock House officially opened by the mayor of Taunton The…