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Simple lifestyle measures to help lower cholesterol levels

Regular exercise and some healthy food swaps can make a big difference to long-term heart health, according to nutritionist advice. Raised cholesterol affects over half of UK adults – and many are completely unaware of it. While high cholesterol itself doesn’t usually cause any symptoms, it’s linked with an increased risk of a number of…

Four summer berries and their amazing health benefits

From strawberries to blueberries, these little beauties are nutritional powerhouses that deserve some space in your fridge. At Platinum Skies, nutritional care is at the forefront of our thinking. Stir them into yoghurt, dust them with cinnamon or eat them straight from the punnet – nothing beats tucking into a bowl of berries on a…

Being strong for retirement with new NHS guidance

New government guidelines announced this week recommend carrying out muscle strengthening exercises several times a week. This could range from lifting weights to dancing. Doing this could help protect our bodies from obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease and depression. Studies show that the natural decline in muscle mass and bone density starts at 50….

Saluting the Salisbury spirit – with these hidden gems

It’s one of our oldest cities, but Salisbury is a treasure trove of many undiscovered gems. As was originally intended, the soaring spire of Salisbury Cathedral is visible for miles around as you approach the city. It’s one of the finest examples of early English architecture and is 751 years old.  Drawing you into Salisbury,…

Platinum Skies start a new chapter for retirement living in Salisbury

Steeped in history and based in the heart of the community, the people of Salisbury came together to celebrate the landmark opening of our new retirement living village Chapters, located just off Wilton Road. The Mayor of Salisbury, Councillor John Walsh joined homeowners and guests to perform the ceremonial ribbon-cutting at the new development, which…

Platinum Skies launch – A new beginning with Esprit in Poole

Being based in the heart of the community, it was only right that the people of Poole came together to celebrate the grand opening of Platinum Skies new retirement living site Esprit, on High Street North. The Deputy Mayor of Poole, Councillor Bryan Dion joined homeowners and guests to perform the ceremonial ribbon-cutting at the…

Chapters marks the start of special development in Salisbury – Platinum Skies

New Salisbury Retirement Village – Chapters Platinum Skies is attracting phenomenal interest in their newly released retirement village, Chapters, within easy walking distance of Salisbury’s city centre. Elegance meets contemporary design, as Salisbury celebrates a new age of independent retirement living in Wiltshire. Just over six acres of land have been transformed into an urban…

Bite into Healthy Eating Week with Platinum Skies

Platinum Skies are celebrating The British Nutrition Foundation’s Healthy Eating Week (10-14 June) and here’s how you can too! This week is all about raising awareness of how to eat more healthily and live a better life. At Platinum Skies we’re also committed to encouraging healthy eating and being physically active. At our three new developments…

Enjoy life in the heart of Poole at Esprit – Platinum Skies

Platinum Skies is continuing to challenge convention and raise the standards of retirement living with its latest development Esprit, located in Poole town centre. A range of apartments starting from £99,500 are available on a shared ownership basis, where the company is pioneering an accessible and affordable route to a dream retirement. Esprit is a…