The 9th Retirement Village Bowls Challenge, an annual event open to all Central Coast retirement villages, was held at Avoca Beach Bowls Club on 24 July. Living Choice villages – Alloura Waters and Broadwater Court – are regular participants but have never recorded a winning team until this year. And it was done in style!…

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Living Choice Broadwater Court ticked all the boxes when Josh Clarke was researching retirement villages on the internet for his much-loved Dad, John Clarke. John moved into his villa in July 2016 and, as a successful referrer, Josh and his wife Belinda, were entered in the annual Gala Reward Event draw to win a $5,000…

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The General Managers of Living Choice, Tim Bentley and Jason Sack, will be losing their locks at Broadwater Court and Fullarton on Friday 31st March, but it’s all for a very worthwhile cause – the World’s Greatest Shave, an annual nationwide event to raise much-needed funds for the Leukaemia Foundation. Tim and Jason have been inspired to take part following Kawana Island…

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The FITS Cycle Group at Living Choice Broadwater Court held its end-of-the-year breakfast at the Davistown RSL on Saturday 26 November. It attracted the biggest number of riders in the group’s history – 45 – and was also attended by the village manager, Jodie Shelley. Co-ordinator Roger Miller said it was a lovely occasion with much hilarity and…

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More than 250 art lovers visited the annual Artastic Art Group’s annual exhibition held at the community centre at Living Choice Broadwater Court Waterfront Estate – and what a feast for the eyes it was! Eighty paintings and photographs were on display by members of the art group, which includes mostly Living Choice residents. Two residents from Living…

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The month of November has certainly become a significant month in the life of Geoffrey Seagrove Bushnell – he was born on 7th November 1916, he retired on his birthday in November 1981, he moved into Living Choice Broadwater Court with his late wife Joyce in November 2001 and celebrated his 100th birthday on 7th…

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After many years of planning, the Central Coast will soon have a centralised NSW Headquarters for senior Living Choice Staff, Central Coast Sales and NSW Construction. It will also become the hub for the Living Choice Finance Team as well as accommodating Broadwater Court’s Village Staff. The impressive, state-of-the-art building is located on Avoca Drive,…

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Living Choice has been at the forefront of the successful battle to get water-related charges cut for residents who live in retirement villages. Leading the charge was Living Choice’s National Operations Manager, Christine Osgood and Living Choice’s Central Coast village managers, who first hosted a meeting with a Gosford Council member at Living Choice Alloura Waters on 31…

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In November 2015, Garry and Mary Foye of Ryde set out to find the perfect retirement home for their good friend, Peter Robertson, whom Mary had known since childhood. Mary said they had lived across the road from each other in Balmain and that “Peter had done it tough, losing his parents when he was a…

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Living Choice Broadwater Court resident John Hayes (87) has reached a remarkable milestone, achieving his goal of swimming a total of 100,000 laps of the Waterfront Estate indoor heated pool. Colin Kendrick, Editor of the Carrak Coffee Club newsletter, said John had an excellent record of achieving results. “John entered the world of professional running…

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The Mountain View Community Centre at Living Choice Broadwater Court was alive with laughter on Sunday May 15 to celebrate a double event. Not only was it Gwen and Bill Tass’s 70th wedding anniversary but it was also their 90th birthday party! Best wishes came from near and far including a message from Her Majesty…

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With the weekly Happy Hour event at Broadwater Court Waterfront Estate falling on St Patrick’s Day, residents decided to “go green” and celebrate all things Irish. The tables in the community centre were decorated with green shamrocks and the residents got into the spirit and wore green. Even some of the nibbles were green! Barmen Eric…

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By Beth Miller Who would have thought that Living Choice Broadwater Court had a former Daily Telegraph’s 1946 Beach Girl winner in their midst? Yes, all was revealed when Pat Fox celebrated her 90th birthday recently and, although no longer a young 21-year-old beauty, Pat still retains her elegance, deportment and beautiful complexion of yesteryear.…

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The Davistown Putt Putt Regatta and Wooden Boat Festival is an iconic annual event enjoyed by hundreds of people of all ages and this year, Living Choice had a presence thanks to the efforts of the hard-working Alloura Waters Resident Ambassadors. Organised by the Lions Club, the Regatta was originally started by Brisbane Water Marine…

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The members of Those Girls Art Group at Living Choice Broadwater Court have been hard at work preparing for their art exhibition to be held on Saturday 24th October from 2pm to 5pm. They will show both their and other artists’ works in the community centre at Waterfront Estate, Carrak Road, Kincumber and many will…

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Living Choice Broadwater Court residents were out in force to support the RSPCA Cupcake Day held at Waterfront Estate. More than 95 residents enjoyed an entertaining day and a superb afternoon tea. The Cupcake Princesses Anne, Heather, Barb, Gill and KC, in their aprons and tiaras, provided generous support for organiser Patricia Kull, and auctioneer Graham…

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With occupancy at an all-time high at Living Choice Broadwater Court, there has been keen interest from both clients and residents in three new villas under construction in Tree View Estate (Stage 1). The beautifully designed three-bedroom, two-bathroom villas are situated in a secluded position in Courigal Street and are scheduled for completion mid-year. One…

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Broadwater Court – Thirteen members of the Broadwater Court F.I.T.S (Fun in the Saddle) cycle group recently embarked on a 5-day cycling trip in New Zealand. Resident Roger Miller reports. Following successful cycling tours of the Otago Rail Trail in 2013 and Canberra in 2015, 13 Broadwater Court cyclists recently returned from a 5-day cycling trip to…

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