Latest News from Watling Court, Gravesend

The ladies at Teapot Island

Watling Court Residents Grab a Cuppa at Teapot Island

There was plenty of fun brewing at Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme in Gravesend last week, when residents took a trip to Teapot Island.

Tenants at Herne Bay

Watling Court Residents Take Trip to Seaside

Summer isn’t quite over for residents of Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme in Gravesend, as they took a trip to the Kent coastline to enjoy a day by the sea.

Residents pot plants in the sun

Watling Court in Bloom - Extra Care Residents Spruce Garden for Summer

With summer having well and truly arrived this week, residents of the Ifield Way housing scheme decided to soak up the sun and spruce up the garden.

Watling Court Hosts Right Royal Knees up!

Residents of Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme in Gravesend enjoyed a week of royal activities fit for a queen, in celebration of the Royal Wedding.

Tenants Treated to Cracking Weekend of Easter Activities

Tenants of Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme in Gravesend spent an egg-cellent week together embracing Easter activities.

Hats off to Tenants at Watling Court

The Easter Bunny dropped by to Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme this week and inspired the tenants to get creative and make some special Easter bonnets.

Watling Court Tenants Delighted to Bring dog to new Home

Dave and Gillian Sayer, new tenants at Watling Court in Gravesend, were delighted they could bring their border collie of seven years, Rusty, to their new extra care apartment.

Tenants Enjoy Valentine's tea Dance

Love was in the air at Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme on Valentine's Day when tenants got together for a themed afternoon tea celebration.

Former Bomb Inspector Shares Stories From the Forties

Edna Neilson, a tenant at Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme, shared her stories of her time spent working as a bomb inspector during World War Two.

Gravesend Tenants Festivities Continue

Tenants of Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme spent a day at Ruxley Manor Garden Centre, browsing the festive displays and finishing their Christmas shopping.

Extra Care Tenants Enjoy Evening of Festive fun

Tenants at Watling Court Extra Care Scheme in Gravesend had a great time enjoying a tipple or two at their annual Christmas Party.

Watling Court's Festive Fete Raises £800

With Christmas in their sights, tenants at Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme helped staff with their annual Christmas Fete, raising £800 for their future activities.

Watling Court Tenants Kick Start Festive Celebrations

Christmas cheer was in the air at Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme last week, when tenants got together to put their Christmas decorations up.

Bonfire Night Goes off With a Bang

Sparks were flying at Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme in Gravesend on Saturday night, when tenants got together for a special Bonfire Night Bonanza.

Gravesend Extra Care Scheme Hosts Halloween Spooktacular

Tenants of Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme got together on Saturday evening for some frighteningly good fun, to celebrate Halloween!

Coffee and Cake Raises £270 for MacMillan

Staff at Watling Court hosted a coffee morning at the Extra Care Housing Scheme on Friday 29th September, raising £270 for MacMillan.

Gravesend Tenants Spruce up Garden for Summer

With the Great British Summer seemingly in full bloom, tenants of Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme spent an afternoon preparing their garden for the warmer months ahead.

Extra Care Scheme Event Concludes 50th Celebrations

From humble beginnings in Kingswood Road, Gillingham, The Abbeyfield Kent Society has grown to become the biggest independent Abbeyfield in the world. On 17th May, it celebrated its 50th anniversary.

Gravesend Tenants Have Hoppy Easter!

Tenants of Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme didn’t put all of their eggs in one basket over the Easter holidays, with plenty of fun activities taking place.

Tenants Bake Eggcellent Cakes

With the Easter weekend just around the corner, tenants of Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme whipped up a batch of Easter themed goodies.

Extra Care Tenants Spring into Spirit of Easter

The spirit of spring was in the air at Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme last week, when tenants got together to enjoy a spot of seasonal crafting.

Love is in the air for Valentine’s Tea Party

Romance was in the air at Watling Court on Tuesday 14th February, when tenants of the housing scheme were treated to a special Valentine’s Day tea party.

Gravesend Tenants Grab a Slice of the Action on National Pizza Day

Tenants at Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme in Gravesend grabbed a slice of the action on National Pizza Day and enjoyed tucking into a tasty treat.

Tenants get a Taste of Chinese New Year

A taste of the Orient was on the menu at Watling Court in Gravesend on Saturday, when tenants got together to get into the spirit of celebrating the Chinese New Year.

Tenants get Together for Evening of Festive fun

Tenants at Watling Court Extra Care Scheme in Gravesend had a great time enjoying a tipple or two at their annual Christmas Party.

‘Tis the Season for Panto for Extra Care Tenants

Following their Christmas party this week, tenants of Watling Court spent another festive evening getting to the spirit of Christmas watching the annual pantomime at The Orchard Theatre.

Gravesend Extra Care Tenants get Into Spirit of Christmas

Christmas spirit was in the air at Watling Court this week, when tenants got together to decorate their home for the season and indulge in some festive fun.

Gravesend Tenant get Crafty for Christmas

With Christmas quickly approaching, tenants of Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme decided to turn their hand to some festive crafting.

Bonfire Night Goes off With a Bang at Gravesend Extra Care Scheme

Sparks were in the air at Watling Court on Friday 4th November, when tenants and staff were joined by their friends and family, for an evening of fireworks and fun.

Watling Court Tenants Enjoy Spooktacular Halloween Party

Staff and tenants at Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme in Gravesend, enjoyed a spooktacular Halloween, filled with lots of ghostly games.

Watling Court Hosts Coffee Morning for MacMillan

Staff at Watling Court hosted a coffee morning at the Extra Care Housing Scheme on Wednesday 28th September, raising £310 for MacMillan.

Tenants Celebrate Her Majesty's 90th With Tea Party Fit For a Queen

Tenants at Watling Court got together on Friday 10th June for an afternoon tea party fit for a queen, to commemorate Her Majesty’s 90th birthday.

Tenants get Arty for Ascot

Tenants at Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme in Gravesend got into the spirit of the upcoming Royal Ascot by injecting a bit of extravagance into their weekly craft sessions.

Gravesend Tenants Ring in National Doughnut Week

Never ones to miss out on a celebration, tenants at Watling Court in Gravesend marked National Doughnut Week by tucking into some tasty treats in the sunny garden.

Gravesend Tenants Take a Crack at Easter Activities

Tenants at Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme in Gravesend got into the spirit of spring with some cracking Easter activities, including making bonnets and tucking into hot cross buns.

Tenants Treated to Special St Patrick's Celebration

Tenants at Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme in Gravesend flew the Irish flag and got into the spirit of St Patrick’s Day with a visit from some very special guests.

Tenants Tuck Into Pies for British Pie Week

Tenants at Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme in Gravesend got into the spirit of National Pie Week by tucking into some classic British favourites.

Wish Appeal Brings Separated Couple Back Together

The Wish Appeal granted a surprise wish on Thursday 28th January, for Watling Court tenant Ray to be visited by his wife, Joan who had to leave their home to move into a nursing home.