The Residents Advisory Panel welcomed a new member Clyde Garrett, when it met in September. Last year Clyde moved to Lyefi eld Court in Emmer Green, Reading, with his wife Maureen, after 26 years in nearby Ufton Nervet. Clyde had been a director of builders merchants Blyth and Taylor until his retirement.

The RAP has recently helped to set up a study of people’s motivation for moving to a retirement community. As a result, this year a confi dential questionnaire will go out to all new buyers once they move in. It is hoped that the