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Combating Loneliness Among the Elderly this Christmas:

8th December 2023

As the festive season approaches, many of us eagerly anticipate the joy and warmth that come with spending time with loved ones. However, it's crucial to recognise that Christmas can be a challenging time for some, particularly the elderly, who…

Navigating the Cost of Living Crisis: How Plymouth Charity Trust Can Be Your Lifeline

24th October 2023

The rising cost of living is a concern that affects many families and individuals across the UK. In these trying times, financial pressures can have an impact on your ability to access essential services and maintain a good quality of…

Exploring the Modern Purpose of Almshouses: Debunking Myths and Misconceptions

3rd October 2023

Almshouses have been a prominent part of the UK's architectural and social landscape for centuries. These quaint, historic buildings often evoke images of bygone eras when charity and community support played a vital role in society. However, like many historical…

Retaining Independence and a Place to Call Home.

19th August 2023

Planning for Your Future: As we journey through life, it's essential to consider our future and where we envision ourselves living. Whether it's for yourself or a beloved relative, finding a lifeline that retains yours or their independence and offers…

The Grenville House Project Launch Event

4th April 2023

The Grenville House project has been a long time in the making, and we were thrilled to finally unveil it at our launch event on March 29th. The event was held at The Loft on the beautiful Plymouth barbican, a…

Grenville Church

30th March 2023

Grenville Church, situated in a residential area of Plymouth, was built after the Second World War to replace a terrace of houses that were destroyed by bombing. Plans are currently underway to transform the disused church building into purpose-built accommodation…

Community at the heart

18th September 2022

Our founding pillars underpin everything that we do at Plymouth Charity Trust and at the heart of these is Community. Based on the ideology that by giving back and supporting surrounding people and places it creates thriving and diverse areas…

The Grenville House Project

12th April 2022

One of our founding pillars is to continually support independent living. After 400 years of championing this mission, we now find ourselves in the position to develop a purpose-built facility with our residents' needs at its heart. Due to the…

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