Treasurer – rewarding voluntary role vacancy

20th October 2023

Keen to put your accountancy skills to good use? Would like to volunteer your time and abilities to support a local charity? Interested in joining a supportive team of people? We are looking for an experienced individual with recognised accountancy skills to join our board of the trustees at Glover’s. This friendly group of volunteers… Read more »

Christmas carols

15th December 2021

The tradition of a carol service at Glover’s returned this year by taking the festivities al fresco. Residents and trustees wrapped up warmly to enjoy the shortened yet still joyful carol service outdoors, led by Reverend Gary Birchall from nearby St Michael’s church. Mulled wine and mince pies were served before the switching on of… Read more »

Tribute to Tony Wood

11th February 2021

We were extremely saddened to hear of the death of Tony Wood.  Tony was appointed to Glover’s as a Trustee in March 1992. He took responsibility for overseeing the properties and grounds and diligently provided the Trust with his considerable expertise in these matters.  He was a regular attender at meetings and contributed greatly to… Read more »

Seasonal cheer

13th January 2021

After the extraordinary year that was 2020, our staff and trustees made sure there was some Christmas cheer for residents at Glover’s. Festive lights decorated the site and food hampers were delivered to residents. “It was a lovely gesture,” said Margaret, a resident. “We have, of course, missed our Christmas lunch together and carol service. … Read more »

Gardens are unbe-leaf-ably bright and beautiful

26th January 2020

Even at this time of the year, there’s plenty of gardening work to be done. Our extensive grounds offer a green and serene setting, enjoyed by residents and a myriad of birds and other wildlife. Our gardener Les is making the most of dry winter days to prepare for spring by clearing leaves, preparing the… Read more »

Celebration for improved homes

17th November 2019

Residents and trustees enjoyed an afternoon tea together in our grounds to celebrate the completion of major improvements – and the building of two brand new cottages. The £2.9 million refurbishment programme has laid the foundations for our future by creating properties that meet the needs and aspirations of our residents for many years to… Read more »

Christmas festivities

20th December 2018

Residents at Glover’s have celebrated the spirit of Christmas at two recent social events.  A Christmas lunch was enjoyed at a local hotel, followed by singing and dancing. Everyone was in fine voice too for a joyful carol service held in the residents’ lounge at Glover’s, led by Reverend Gary Birchall from St Michael’s church… Read more »

Shortlisted for an excellence award

9th May 2018

We are delighted to be shortlisted for the prestigious Patron’s Award from the Almshouse Association. The annual award celebrates outstanding almshouse developments. Members of the awards committee recently visited us to see for themselves the refurbishment and new build work we’ve carried out, visiting three different properties and their residents. The committee’s recommendations are being… Read more »

Let’s celebrate!

1st November 2017

It’s not always tea and cakes at Glover’s – sometimes there’s bubbly too! Residents recently enjoyed socialising at two celebratory events, with plenty of food, drink and music. A much-liked resident, Irene, was remembered at a tea party held in her memory. “My aunt spent many happy years at Glover’s Trust and I think she… Read more »

Sarah Glover Close is our new street name

23rd August 2017

The philanthropist Sarah Glover, who founded Glover’s Trust almost 200 years ago, has been celebrated with a street being named in her honour. Sarah Glover Close is the new street name for the Glover’s housing development, which lies off the main Chester Road. Properties here were previously addressed as being on the main road. Trustees… Read more »