When Allan Jordan moved into Kensington Gardens Albury Estate two years ago he had a distinct feeling of déjà vu. After more than 50 years of being away from Albury he felt that he’d finally come home.
"If you build it they will come!" That line worked for Kevin Costner’s character Ray Kinsella, the Iowa farmer, in the movie Field of Dreams, so Kensington Gardens Albury residents Denis Telford and Peter Hartwigg decided to build a community fire pit behind the residents Clubhouse and see what happ[...]
"Why on earth are you going there?" When Lorraine McGowan told her many Melbourne friends one day that she had decided to move up to Kensington Gardens Albury Estate she was met with a stunned silence and then the question “Why?” Lorraine explained that as a single person she wanted somewhere to bel[...]
Before coming to live in Kensington Gardens Estate Albury, Bev and Norm Lee spent nearly 3 years travelling through Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria looking through a huge number of over 50s Lifestyle Villages.
Murray had retired and the world was their oyster. The Bull’s Cruiser sliding out from Metung onto the Gippsland Lakes was idyllic, but it was too far from Melbourne and their family and friends. The Mornington Peninsula was beautiful and much closer to Melbourne; but too expensive, as was the Bella[...]
The on-set of fruit fly was the straw that finally broke the camel’s back! After 13 years of living in Melbourne, Wendy and Pat Young decided a 5 acre hobby farm in the Warby Ranges near Glenrowan would be a wonderful lifestyle move in 1978.
Flo and Keith Sullivan celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary last July at Kensington Gardens Shepparton. Flo nursed Keith for 18 months before he passed away recently. Before joining the Kensington Gardens community 4 years ago, Flo and Keith had lived in South Shepparton for more than 40 years.
Alzheimer’s Australia Chief Executive, Carol Bennett is concerned that according to a paper recently released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), more than half of the Australian population is inactive, which can increase their risk of developing dementia. Kensington Gardens re[...]
A new series of free weekly workshops are starting at the Shepparton Library on Wednesday mornings at 10:00am – 12:00pm. They are designed for people who have had limited or no previous experience in using technology to learn new skills for the future. Participants will be introduced to the use of s[...]
Team Kensington is proud to welcome you to our new revamped website www.kensingtongardens.com.au/shepparton We’ve redesigned our web experience with you in mind. It’s Sleeker. Faster. More Intuitive. In a word it’s 'enhanced'. After extensive research we’ve found that our audience is looking for a m[...]