16/05/2022

Abbeyfield recognised as one of the best large companies to work for in the UK in 2022

The Abbeyfield Society has once again achieved 'one to watch' status from Best Companies, recognising us as one of the best large companies to work for in the UK in 2022. Through Best Companies' b-Heard survey, which measures staff engagement, Abbeyfield surpassed its score from 2021.

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06/12/2022

Abbeyfield York celebrates diamond anniversary with new extension

The Abbeyfield York Society celebrated its 60th anniversary with an event to lay the foundation stone of its new development, adjacent to their existing sheltered housing scheme, Abbeyfield House, on Regency Mews in Dringhouses.

01/12/2022

International volunteers recognised for their hard work

To celebrate International Volunteers Day, we're showcasing some of our wonderful volunteers from across the globe who have been recognised for the hard work, time and commitment they have dedicated to Abbeyfield.

30/11/2022

Get hooked by this knitted Christmas bauble

Bring some joy to your Christmas tree with this wonderful knitted bauble. Follow our pattern to create your own.

24/11/2022

Winter Warmer Recipes

We are in the midst of Autumn with Winter fast approaching. It is the perfect time to get out the slow cooker or your favourite casserole dish and make some hearty meals to warm your cockles!

23/11/2022

Abbeyfield House are no plonkers as scarecrow picks up double win

Residents and staff at Abbeyfield House sheltered housing scheme in Wendover have shown they are creative pearly kings and queens after their Only Fools and Horses-inspired scarecrows triumphed in two competitions.

15/11/2022

Abbeyfield South Downs bury time capsules to mark opening of new independent living scheme Holdenhurst

Abbeyfield South Downs has marked the official opening of its affordable rental development, Holdenhurst, by burying two time capsules. They invited schools, community groups, businesses and residents of the town to contribute content for the capsules and will be dug back up in 50 years' time.

02/11/2022

Connections: Reflections on the essence of Abbeyfield - Respect

Canon Edward Pogmore writes about his reflections on the essence of Abbeyfield and the value of respect.

26/10/2022

Remembering our founder

Richard Carr-Gomm, passed away on this date in 2008. In the year when he would have celebrated his 100th birthday, we remember him and how Abbeyfield began over 65 years ago; exploring how his original vision persists and sustains the organisation in continuing to provide a vital service for older people in modern-day society.

26/10/2022

Richard Carr-Gomm in his own words

From our archives, we've pulled together some of Richard Carr-Gomm's stories from the early beginnings of The Abbeyfield Society.

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