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Image for Holiday surprise for Christina after visit to Bovis Homes' Devon location

Christina Addyman could never have guessed that a spur of the moment decision to visit Bovis Homes' Marine Drive location in Teignmouth would lead to a holiday for her and her family - but that is exactly what happened!

Christina and her sons Tom (14) and Alex (12) were taking a tour of the show homes at Marine Drive, and while there entered the house builder's Holiday Heat Wave prize draw. A few weeks later, the family were stunned to discover that they had won the South West prize and had secured a £500 holiday voucher.

"I was so shocked!" says Christina, who lives in Dawlish with her sons and partner, Marcus. "I had heard a lot about the homes, so we decided to take a look around as we are thinking about moving to Teignmouth. While we were there the sales advisor, Theresa, asked if we would like to enter the competition and I thought 'why not?' - I never dreamt tha... more

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Image for Kim waves goodbye to locks in support of hospice that cared for her mum

Assistant site manager Kim Butler has sacrificed her shoulder-length blonde locks for a shaved head just as winter temperatures start to bite - but it's all for a fantastic cause.

Kim has taken part in Macmillan Cancer Support's 'Brave the Shave' fundraising event after the disease had a devastating effect on her family.

Two years ago, her mum Margie died from breast cancer at the age of 73, while last year daughter Shannon underwent a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with the ... more

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Image for Move to her brand new Bovis Home adds up perfectly for former payroll expert Pat

Pat Haggerty worked in the Bovis Homes payroll department more than 40 years ago - now she is counting the benefits of purchasing one of the house builder's brand new properties on the West Sussex coast.

Pat shares a four-bedroom detached 'Canterbury' at Bovis Homes' Hampton Park location in Littlehampton, with her daughter Dawn and granddaughter Teri-Rose.

"We looked at quite a few new houses in the area, but we were very impressed that the extras came as standard with Bovis Homes, which isn't the case with all other house build... more

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Image for Lottie settling in as Sherford's first baby!

The South West's newest community has just welcomed its newest arrival, with the birth of the first Sherford baby!

Little Lottie Rose Robinson clocked in at 8lbs 3oz at Plymouth's Derriford Hospital and is now back at home in Sherford with mum Kat, dad Matt and 11-year-old twin brother and sister Joshua and Hermione.

"Lottie was 15 days late and kept us waiting," said Kat. "We are over the moon with our new arrival and it's nice to be part of something so special for... more

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Image for Armed Forces discount helps Chris lay down roots

For Chris Sharrott, working in the Armed Forces has meant moving home a lot - in fact, soon he'll be heading off to New Zealand to take up a temporary new posting. But before travelling halfway across the world, Chris decided it was time to put down some roots - a place he could return to and call home - in Cheshire, close to where he grew up.

"I hadn't been actively looking to buy a house, because of the nature of my job. But I had owned a house when I was based in Cheshire previously, and getting back on the property ladder was part of my long-term thinking," explains Chris, who is stationed at RAF Shawbury in nearby Shropshire.

Thanks to a tip-off from his mum, Chris found out about Bovis Homes' unique Armed Forces Discount Scheme, available across the country, including at the house builder's Hampton Lea location i... more

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Image for Final buyers benefit at new Stratford Leys community

A new neighbourhood on the edge of Stratford-upon-Avon has welcomed many new residents in recent years and has now become a thriving and popular community.

A range of new residents from young professionals, couples and families have moved to Bovis Homes' Stratford Leys location, creating a diverse new area in the Warwickshire town.

Now with only a limited number of homes remaining, Bovis Homes is offering to pay the stamp duty for the purchasers who snap up the f... more

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Image for It's a family affair as Bishop's Cleeve makes the perfect Homelands for the Sprys

When Ben and Elizabeth Spry moved to The Homelands in Bishop's Cleeve, they didn't realise that they would be starting a family trend, with Ben's mum and dad, sister, brother and sister-in-law all deciding to follow suit and move into new Bovis Homes there!

For Ben's mum, Gill, it's a delight to be surrounded by so many Sprys!

"As a mum, you always fear your children will grow up and move miles away from you, but I never dreamt that we'd all be living so close!" she says. "Having all my family living on the same development as us is lovely - especially now we have the... more

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Image for Bovis Homes announces plans to present local communities with defibrillators

Life-saving equipment will be donated to towns and villages by Bovis Homes, as part of its ongoing commitment to health and safety, and to the communities in which it works.

The national house-builder has announced that the portable, easy-to-use defibrillators currently installed at its locations will be offered to local communities after the developments have been completed.

Bovis Homes will have employees based at developments who have received training in the use of the defibrillators should site workers or members of the public suffer a sudden cardiac arrest on, or close to, i... more

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Image for Bovis Homes plans for 129 new homes in Thurston approved

Bovis Homes' Strategic Land team has received detailed planning approval for 129 new homes in Thurston, Suffolk.

The approval comes after months of close collaboration and discussion with Mid-Suffolk District Council, the Highways Authority, and other housebuilders with new-home proposals in the area. The development will be located off Barton Road to the north west of the village boosting the District's supply of housing.

Victoria Trotman, Associate Strategic Planning Director at Bovis Homes said: "We're delighted to have received approval for these much-needed new homes, and would like to thank all those who gave feedback on our ... more

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Image for New Sherford training centre set to address South West construction skills challenge

One-of-a-kind training facility to engage military leavers, apprentices, contractors and Sherford workforce as part of a major commitment to boosting the region's construction industry

 

A revolutionary new training centre is being constructed at Sherford, as part of a long-term commitment to reducing the region's skills challenge. Set to be completed by the end of 2017, the training centre will engage military veterans, apprentices, local contractors, as well as those currently working at Sherford, boosting manual skills by providing training and experience across a number of major cons... more

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