PEOPLE living in the North-East are being invited to go online to tell McCarthy & Stone, one of the country’s leading retirement property developers, what ‘the good life’ means to them.

Those who take the time to do so will be in with a chance of winning a dream holiday worth £3,000.

The company – which is currently selling a range of one and two-bedroom Later Living and Assisted Living apartments across the region – has launched the competition on Facebook as part of its campaign to champion those in later life.

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To be in with a chance of winning that dream holiday, visit McCarthy & Stone’s Facebook page at and define what ‘the good life’ means to you.

The deadline for entries is midnight on March 17.

Fiona Brooks, regional sales and marketing director for McCarthy & Stone, said: “As the UK’s leading retirement developer we believe later life should be rich, rewarding and hugely fulfilling. Our developments are designed to offer purchasers an independent, low-maintenance lifestyle that frees them up to enjoy ‘the good life’, whatever that might mean to them.

“By launching this competition we hope to not only send one lucky winner on a trip of a lifetime but also to inspire others to make a greater life out of later life.”

To find out more about the properties available from McCarthy & Stone, call 0800 2014739 or go to