Stow-on-the-Wold residents joined Strictly Come Dancing star Debbie McGee to celebrate the opening of McCarthy and Stone’s new Retirement Living Plus development, Hawkesbury Place, in Fosseway.

Debbie joined homeowners and guests to perform the ceremonial ribbon-cutting at the new development, which features a collection of 44 privately-owned one and two-bedroom Retirement Living Plus apartments.

Designed exclusively for those aged 70 and over, McCarthy and Stone’s Retirement Living Plus developments give homeowners access to tailored domestic and personal assistance packages to help them manage their day-to-day lives.

Debbie said: “It was an absolute pleasure to meet with guests and staff. It was great to see first-hand what a fantastic development Hawkesbury Place is and the many benefits it will bring to retirees.”