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Keep up to date with all the latest news from Rockdale

Great news from Waitrose, Sevenoaks – Community Matters

6th August 2019 We are extremely happy to hear that we will be receiving £351 from the Sevenoaks, Waitrose Community ...
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Marianne enjoys afternoon tea at Walthamstow Hall

24th July 2019 Marianne enjoying the Hawaiian themed, afternoon tea recently at Walthamstow Hall ...
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From garden to plate

24th July 2019 From garden to plate! The edible flowers from the garden, enhancing our Summer salads beautifully! ...
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Rockdale enters South East in Bloom

18th July 2019 Judging took place on Friday, 5th July for South-East in Bloom.  Our Head Gardener, Annette and her ...
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Our volunteers helping to enrich residents’ lives

5th July 2019 We are very grateful to our volunteers who give their time to help us enrich the lives ...
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Sevenoaks Waitrose Community Matters – July

2019 ** Sevenoaks Waitrose has chosen Rockdale to be included in their Community Matters scheme for JULY, to support activities ...
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A wonderful Afternoon Tea at Walthamstow Hall

25th June 2019 Our residents enjoyed a wonderful afternoon tea today, prepared by Year 11 ...
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Bringing generations together

14th May 2019 We enjoy the relationship with our local nursery and preschool very much. We all love hearing the excited ...
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My life is magic!

9th May 2019 One of our residents is a member of the Inner Magic Circle with Gold Star and recently ...
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Rockdale residents celebrate the opening of their new Summer House

2nd May 2019 Today, we celebrated the completion of our beautiful new Summer House. Keen gardener, Roy, cut the ribbon ...
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Planting at Rockdale

18th April 2019 We have many keen gardeners living here at Rockdale 🙂 Today, our Head Gardener, Annette, and resident, 'Mrs ...
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Eliza Ruffle, talented young pianist, plays for our residents

4rh April 2019 We were delighted when the extremely talented young pianist, Eliza Ruffle joined us at Rockdale yesterday afternoon ...
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A beautiful welcome

20th March 2019 Our stunning magnolia tree is currently the crowning glory greeting you as you arrive through the entrance ...
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Our lovely Summer House

27th March 2019 The Summer House now sits proudly in the garden, with just a few finishing touches needed before ...
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Our wonderful in-house art clubs

26th March 2019 Our regular in-house art clubs are popular at Rockdale and we are extremely grateful to the talented ...
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Three Arts Festival

20th March 2019 Click through for Sevenoaks Chronicle article, dated 14th March with mention of Rockdale. Sevenoaks Chronicle, 14th March ...
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Hellebores

20th March 2019 Our beautiful Hellebores, enjoying a glimmer of sun! Hellebores are sometimes known as the Christmas or Lenten ...
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Knit-a-Chick campaign for Hospice in the Weald

13th March 2019 Our residents are supporting the Knit-a-Chick campaign for Hospice in the Weald. The chicks will be sold ...
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Summer house foundation

12th March 2019 Luckily, we enjoyed some dry weather last Thursday, when cement arrived for our new summer house foundation ...
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Kent Police community placement

7th March 2019 The residents and staff at Rockdale House were delighted to enjoy the company of PC Wayne over ...
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Lucky Lawrie celebrates his 100th Birthday

28th February 2019 We were delighted to celebrate Squadron Leader Jack Lawrence's 100th birthday with him this week. A resident ...
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Sevenoaks Young Musician of the Year

We are delighted to be a friend of the Sevenoaks Three Arts Festival this year! Sevenoaks Young Musician of the ...
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Save the date for our Open Day in June!

Please save the date and join us for our Open Day this year, which will be held on 10th June ...
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Supporting our community

We were very pleased to be able to support Kent Police with their Community Care Project recently, offering a placement ...
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Our gardens are springing to life!

The gardens at Rockdale are springing into life and enjoying this early warmth and sunshine as much as we are! ...
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Sevenoaks Three Arts Festival

Sevenoaks Three Arts Festival We are delighted to be a friend of the Sevenoaks Three Arts Festival this year.  Our ...
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Exciting kitchen plans for the Beatrice Wilson Common Room are becoming a reality!

31 January 2019 The Beatrice Wilson Common Room will soon enjoy a new, much larger kitchen!  The picture from today ...
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Snowdrops

31 January 2019 We are experiencing the first of the snow, here in Sevenoaks and at Rockdale the beautiful snowdrops ...
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2019 Rockdale Calendar

Our 2019 Calendar is still available to purchase

21 January 2019 Our 2019 calendar is still available to purchase from the Lodge.  They are £5.00 each and the ...
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Christmas Lunch Outing

December 10th Pollhill Garden Centre and Toby Carvery After such a lovely day out last year we are once again ...
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A Day to Remember

3pm November 10th BW Common Room To commemorate our 100 years since the end of WW1 we are asking residents ...
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Margaret is Leaving

Today we sadly said goodbye to one of our key volunteers at Rockdale House, Margaret Lee. For nearly ten years ...
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Folkestone Trip

On a very blustery Wednesday a group of residents set off on a trip to Folkestone. We were lunching at ...
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Residents Events Calendar 2018

Keep up to date with whats going on at Rockdale for residents during the month: What's On June 2018 ...
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