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Sixtyplusurfers Competition

Win a Wireless Headset from amplicomms

Win a Wireless Headset from amplicomms

Sixtyplusurfers has teamed up with amplicomms to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a TV200 Wireless Headset so that you can enjoy listening to the television and enjoying your favourite programmes in comfort.

Are you struggling to hear the TV? Try an amplicomms Listener to enjoy rock concert sound levels so that you can capture the atmosphere and get top sound quality as you watch television to your own personal volume preference.

If hearing loss means your TV is too loud for everyone else in the room, a TV Listener will help you to hear without annoying anyone, including the neighbours! This new wireless headset system allows you to choose your preferred volume, even if the television sound is turned off.

TV200 Wireless Headset from amplicomms

The volume on the new TV200 from amplicomms can be amplified to 112dB, that’s as loud as a rock concert, whilst tweaking the tone and balance controls enhance speech and clarity.

The lightweight headset has a built-in microphone option, so conversations in the room can be picked up and the sound source turned off, so you’ll never miss out on chat.

Simple to set up, the base unit plugs directly into the sound source such as an MP3 Player, Mobile Phone, CD, TV or Radio, wirelessly transmitting the sound to the rechargeable headset.

Using advanced Infrared technology; the sound won’t be interrupted if you leave the room or someone walks in front of you. Designed for comfort it’s lightweight and easy to wear. Price is

The amplicomms TV200 is available from

Tel: 0800 032 1301

For Your Chance to Win

    Just tell us what
 technology is used
       in the
  Wireless Headset
 from amplicomms

a) Laser technology
b) Binary technology
c) Infrared technology
d) Satellite technology

  To Enter the Competition

Tell us what technology is used
in the TV200 Wireless Headset
from amplicomms? Then send in your answer, together with your full name, postal address and telephone number by clicking on the Sixtyplusurfers link below:

* Please label your entry
amplicomms Headset

* This competition is open to
our UK readers only


   Call the Midwife

Call the Midwife

            Watch it on BBC ONE

Call the Midwife returns to BBC One for a sixth series. Made by Neal Street Productions for BBC One, Call the Midwife has been one of Britain’s most popular drama series since it launched in 2012.

It continues to be the most watched drama series in the UK, with all five series to date gaining near or over 10 million viewers per episode. It was 2016’s most watched drama series in the UK.

Call the Midwife

It is now 1962, and the Nonnatus House team are as committed to caring for the people of Poplar as always. However, the social revolution in the outside world is mirrored by change and challenge much closer to home.

As they strive to help mothers and families cope with the demands of childbearing, disability, disease and social prejudice, our beloved medics must make choices - and fight battles - of their own. Series 6 will see them laugh together, cry together, and pull together, supporting each other as never before.

Helen George as Trixie Franklin in Call the Midwife

Three more series of multiple award winning Call the Midwife have been commissioned for BBC One. Series seven, eight and nine will consist of three 8x60’ series and three Christmas specials. These series will take the nuns and midwives right into the mid 1960s.


David Tennant as DI Alec Hardy in Broadchurch

            Watch it on BBC ONE

The third and final series of Broadchurch, ITV's multi award-winning drama co-produced by Kudos, Imaginary Friends and Sister Pictures, is back on air.

Olivia Colman as DS Ellie Miller and David Tennant as DI Alec Hardy in Broadchurch

David Tennant and Olivia Colman reprise their roles as DI Alec Hardy and DS Ellie Miller, this time investigating a serious sexual assault in the Dorset community.

Jodie Whittaker and Andrew Buchan as Beth and Mark Lattimer in Broadchurch

Jodie Whittaker and Andrew Buchan return to play Beth and Mark Latimer. They are joined by National Television Award winner Julie Hesmondhalgh, BAFTA winners Lenny Henry and Georgina Campbell along with Sarah Parish, Charlie Higson and Mark Bazeley.

Arthur Darvill also returns as local Vicar Paul Coates, Carolyn Pickles as newspaper editor Maggie Radcliffe and Adam Wilson as Ellie’s son Tom.


Creator Chris Chibnall has once again written all eight episodes of the drama which was filmed on location in the now familiar Broadchurch locations of Bridport, West Bay and Clevedon as well as Bristol's Bottleyard Studios.

Entertainment & Travel

Sixtyplusurfers Competition

Win a
Two Night Stay in
a Luxury Lodge at Coast View, Shaldon with South West Holiday Parks

Win a two-night stay in a top of the range luxury lodge at Coast View, Shaldon in Devon

Sixtyplusurfers has teamed up with South West Holiday Parks to offer one lucky reader, and a guest, the chance to win a two-night stay in a top of the range, luxury lodge at Coast View, Shaldon in Devon.

In addition to Coast View, the family run business also has parks in Cornwall; Juliots Well and Seaview International. Set in rolling countryside and close to sandy beaches, these popular sites not only have lodges and static caravans, but also superb touring, camping and seasonal touring pitches, making them more attractive than ever.

All three sites boast excellent facilities and services, as well as a choice of outstanding accommodation options. From spacious luxury lodges to traditional static caravans and touring pitches, there is something for everyone and every budget. As well as holidays, South West Holiday Parks also offer fantastic holiday home ownership opportunities, with lodge and static caravan ownership now becoming more popular than traditional bricks & mortar as second home purchases.

Coast View is the company’s flagship 5* park and following vast investment over the past two years, the team were delighted to recently win a clutch of top industry awards.

Nestled just above the picturesque fishing village of Shaldon, it comes with spectacular views of the Jurassic Coast and is the perfect location for peace and quiet and a surprising amount of privacy.

Park Facilities

The luxurious indoor swimming pool at Coast View, Shaldon

Coast View offers first class facilities for the whole family to enjoy and the new, luxurious indoor swimming pool, which is open seven days a week, is set to be very popular in 2017.

At the heart of the park is ODE&Co Bar and Restaurant. Run by the award-winning local chef/restaurateur, Tim Bouget, this is a real culinary experience and one that is proving to be a big hit with guests and locals alike. A modern, casual dining experience offering organic, sour dough pizzas, cooked in a traditional wood-fired oven, with specially created toppings are top of the menu. Fresh-baked breads, artisan coffees, as well as full lunch and dinner menus that feature fresh pasta, salads, grills and seafood are all available.

ODE&Co Bar and Restaurant

With a well-stocked bar, serving local craft ales, a fine selection of wine, cocktails and soft drinks, the whole family can enjoy time out on the stunning roof terrace deck, catching up and regrouping whilst taking-in the spectacular views.

Local Area


Just across the road is a fabulous approach golf course and, in addition, Coast View has an exclusive deal with nearby Teignmouth Golf Club whereby holiday home owners benefit from free use the 18 hole course!

Beautiful beaches are just 10 minutes walk away, with views like you have never seen before, attractions for all the family within 20 minutes, or the solitude of the moors within 30 minutes. Take your pick!


South West Holiday Parks

More and more owners are joining South West Holiday Parks, and it is easy to see why. As well as being set in amazing locations, owners enjoy a 12-month holiday season so they can get away from it all whenever they like, as often as they like.

Finance Deals

South West Holiday Parks offers competitive rate hire purchase, property part exchange, equity release (lifetime mortgages) and assisted move options to make purchasing your dream holiday home as simple as possible. They can even offer incredible 0% APR finance deals on selected new lodges! Finance is subject to status and terms and conditions apply but more and more people like you are taking advantage of low deposits, low rates and flexible terms.

Whether you want to get away from it all and relax, or are looking for an active break with the family, South West Holiday Parks looks forwarding to welcoming you to a special holiday where memories are made and moments are treasured.

For information about South West Holiday Parks visit

   For Your Chance to Win

Tell us where is the resort at Coast View, Shaldon located?

      a) Wales
      b) Devon
      c) Brighton
      d) Hastings

  To Enter the Competition

     Please fill in the form below with
    the answer to the above question,
    together with your name, address,
         email address and telephone
        number. Then press submit
            when you have finished

   Competition Terms & Conditions

Win a Two Night Stay in a Luxury Lodge at Coast View, Shaldon

The prize is a Two Night Stay in a Luxury Lodge at Coast View, Shaldon for one lucky reader and a guest. There is no cash alternative.

2. By entering this competition, you agree to receive further information from and to being contacted by South West Holiday Parks.

3. One lucky reader with the correct answer will win the holiday.

4. Entrants must be aged 18 or over.

5. The competition is open to our UK visitors only.

6. We do not accept automated entries.

7. The competition closes on 30th April 2017.

8. Accommodation is subject to availability and the holiday must be taken and completed before 29th October 2017.

   Great Savings on
    Easter Getaways
     in South Devon

Easter savings in South Devon

The evenings are getting lighter and the daffodils are brightening gardens and hedgerows everywhere, which can only mean one thing, Spring is on its way and Easter is just around the corner! Make the most of the school holiday this Easter and enjoy a getaway in South Devon with the kids.

With numerous all weather family attractions and child-friendly events taking place, this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty has plenty to offer visitors with children of all ages. Whether you are hoping to take part in the Easter Egg Hunt at the National Trust property Overbeck's in Salcombe, or looking to bottle feed the lambs at Pennywell Farm, you won't be disappointed.

Coast & Country Cottages have a fabulous range of holiday properties sleeping 2-16, ideal for a relaxing family holiday. There are some great offers of up to £150 off selected weeks.

Looking for a little inspiration on activities to try in South Devon during your holiday? Watch the latest video of stunning footage from three times British Travel Award-winning Coast & Country Cottages called

Moult Hill Barn, Salcombe (sleeps 12)

Moult Hill Barn in Salcombe

For a truly special experience this Easter book a getaway for the whole family at the luxury new self catering property Moult Hill Barn in Salcombe, just a 10-15 minute stroll from the nearby Blue Flag awarded South Sands beach, and the South West Coast Path. This newly renovated VisitEngland Five Star Gold awarded barn conversion sleeps up to 12 people in 6 en suite bedrooms, and has impressive open plan living accommodation including a magnificent dining area perfect for a family meal, and a state-of-the-art kitchen.

Spend time relaxing together in the spacious private garden, or head to the beach for sandcastle building and rockpool. Catch the foot passenger ferry to Salcombe's boutique shops, restaurants and quayside (perfect for crabbing!), or take an invigorating walk along the coast path admiring the breathtaking ocean views and burning off that Easter chocolate at the same time!

For families with younger children, guests enjoy the benefit of a free Family Visitor Pass to Pennywell Farm. Spend an action-packed morning exploring the farm in the springtime feeding the lambs, meeting the chicks or cuddling the micropigs - a delightful Easter themed family day out. £150 off the week commencing 6th April, now £2620.

The Barn, 20 At The Beach, Torcross (sleeps 4)

The Barn at Torcross

South Devon is home to miles of unspoilt coastline best explored using the breathtaking South West Coast Path. 20 At The Beach is a stylish and beautifully presented VisitEngland Five Star Gold awarded barn conversion in Torcross. With both the coast path and beach 'on the door step', not to mention easy access to the unique freshwater lake teeming with wildlife 'Slapton Ley', this is a perfect base for those with older children looking to explore the picturesque surroundings.

The historic maritime town of Dartmouth is a short drive away with its award-winning restaurants and cobbled streets. For a fun family day out take a boat cruise along the River Dart or a steam train ride along the water's edge with Dartmouth Steam Railway and Riverboat Company. 10% off the week commencing 7th April, now £777.

For more information about South Devon getaways visit

Or call  01548 843773.


 The Royal Crescent
  Hotel & Spa, Bath

The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa in Bath

On The iconic Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, Bath has unveiled the ultimate celebratory package to commemorate 250 years of the Royal Crescent, one of the world's finest examples of Georgian architecture.

Designed by the architect John Wood the Younger, the Grade 1 listed crescent captures much of Bath's heritage and has captivated visitors with its magnificent sweep and majestic columns since its creation.

At the heart of this historical landmark, The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa will lead celebrations under the banner of RC250, a collection of specially created experiences and partnerships.

Encapsulated in the RC250 Suite Stay, the two-night package serves as the ultimate celebration befitting of this milestone year.

The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa was recently awarded AA 5 Red Stars

One of Europe's finest hotels, The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa is a 45 room and suite property in the centre of Bath. Recently awarded AA 5 Red Stars, the hotel includes an award-winning restaurant, stunning spa and beautiful interiors, all reimagined for the 21st Century traveller.

The RC250 Suite Stay offers the complete RC250 experience commemorating 250 years since the laying of the Royal Crescent's foundation stone on 19th May 1767. Guests will enjoy two nights in one of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa's luxurious suites and a specially created RC250 Taittinger Tasting Menu at the hotel's AA 3 Rosette restaurant, The Dower House.

The RC250 Tasting Menu designed by Head Chef David Campbell takes guests on a gastronomic journey through the last 250 years using local West Country produce with a historical spin. Toasting the anniversary in style, each course will be paired with Taittinger Champagnes carefully selected by the hotel's Head Sommelier.

Paying homage to Bath's history as a spa city, The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa has also created a bespoke RC250 body oil and massage in collaboration with boutique British spa brand Elemental Herbology.

The Royal Crescent Hotel has its own Spa

This 90-minute treatment has been designed to leave guests feeling relaxed and invigorated with a macadamia and papaya scrub followed by a deep, targeted massage. The exclusive treatment can be further enjoyed with a commemorative bottle of RC250 body oil containing grapefruit, juniper berries and geraniums

To really capture the sense of occasion, The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa has partnered with The Bath Gin Company to create a specialist run of RC250 Gin. Using the first still in the city for 250 years, The Bath Gin Company will create 250 limited edition bottles of gin in honour of the anniversary. Numbered one to 250, guests enjoying the RC250 Suite Stay will be able to take home a bottle, an exclusive collector's piece as a memento of their experience.

Extra special touches come with an exclusive history booklet by famed Bath writer Jeremy Seal, a special RC250 Floris Gift set and a unique RC250 chocolate box made in conjunction with British cocoa brand, Hotel Chocolat.

The RC250 Suite Stay is £2500 for two nights based on two people sharing a suite. The package includes a pre dinner RC250 cocktail, an RC250 spa treatment for two people and complimentary oil, the RC250 Tasting Menu with Taittinger Champagnes for two people, a commemorative 100g caddy of RC250 Ronnefeldt Tea, a Floris RC250 gift box, a RC250 Hotel Chocolat Chocolate box and an exclusive bottle of RC250 Bath Gin (one of just 250 bottles) with a special cocktail booklet.

To further mark the celebrations, guests also have the option of purchasing a pair of specially commissioned Royal Crescent watercolour prints, created by local artist Richard Briggs or taking in the sights of Bath from the sky with a memorable dawn or dusk flight in the magnificent Taittinger Hot Air Balloon (from £185 per person).

For details visit

Or phone 01228 823 333.

    Mother's Day at
   Blenheim Palace

Enjoy Mother's Day Lunch at Blenheim Palace

Celebrate Mums all weekend at Blenheim Palace from Saturday 25th – Sunday 26th March. On Saturday treat mums to a special brunch with bottomless Mimosas; and on Sunday enjoy a delicious Afternoon Tea in the Orangery Restaurant. The elegant Orangery Restaurant overlooks the 12th Duke of Marlborough's private Italian Gardens.

Choose from a seasonal menu on Saturday with dishes made by Head Chef Billiy Bush including Griddled Waffler with pecan praline, banana and maple syrup or a classic Scrambled eggs & smoked salmon on toasted sour dough. Indulge in bottomless Mimosas, a champagne based fruit juice cocktail perfect for brunch!

On Mothering Sunday, enjoy a decadent Afternoon Tea with the 'Blenheim Palace Afternoon Tea', 'Marlborough Champagne Afternoon Tea' or the 'Orangery Celebration Tea with Bubbles' available.

The new 'Orangery Celebration Tea with Bubbles' is a lovely treat for Mother's Day. Enjoy a selection of homemade cakes, scones and delicacies alongside freshly made traditional sandwiches filled with seasonal produce. This is accompanied with a tasting trio from the Champagne Besserat de Bellefon Cuveé des Moines range, including Brut, Rose and Blanc de Blancs.

The 'Blenheim Palace Afternoon Tea' includes freshly made traditional sandwiches with seasonal inclusions, a selection of homemade cakes, scones and delicacies; whilst the 'Marlborough Champagne Afternoon Tea' tops this off with a glass of Searcys Cuvée Brut NV Champagne.

After Afternoon Tea explore the new Passion for Fashion Exhibition in the Palace State Rooms, celebrating 300 years of fashion with beautiful pieces from Christian Dior and artist Delicarta.

For details visit