RESIDENTS in Abingdon have the chance to name a new development for older people in the town.

Churchill Retirement Living has launched the competition for its Ock Street project of 39 one and two bedroom flats.

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Deborah Waldeck, regional marketing executive at the company, said: “We’re delighted to be bringing our new development to Abingdon and have seen lots of interest from local over 60s keen to find out more about the benefits of the retirement living lifestyle.

"Anyone interested in finding out more about what this new development has to offer can register their interest now for updates, and be among the first to find out when the apartments will be released for sale.”

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Entries must be in by February 28 and the winner will also receive £100.

Send a suggestion and reason for it, plus your name, address and phone number to Deborah Waldeck, Abingdon naming competition, Freepost, Churchill Retirement Living, or by email to

If more than one person suggests the winning name, the winner will be drawn from a hat. The chosen name is subject to approval by the local authority.