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Here's a selection of our latest press releases

Image for National house builder supports incredible Hampshire cancer survivor who’s running 355 miles for charity

Bovis Homes has given a well-deserved boost to bowel cancer survivor, Darren Jones, based in Waterlooville, Hampshire, who will this year run eight ‘Ultra’ events across the country to raise money for charity.

In the space of six months, between April to September, Darren will complete eight events; five of which are 50km runs and three of which are 100km runs.

Darren has so far raised more than £1,700 for Bowel Cancer UK and Bovis Homes – part of the newly-formed Vistry Group – has donated £2... more

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Image for Children’s charity recognises national housebuilder’s £4k donation

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) has recognised the support provided by national housebuilder Bovis Homes.

During 2019, Bovis Homes raised £4,175 for the charity that provides support for life-threatened children.

Victoria Matthews, corporate fundraiser at EACH, said: “EACH would like to thank Bovis Homes for their support in 2019, it was fantastic to have them as our partner for the Ipswich Town Zip Slide event which raised a record amount! This money raised will help us to continue to provide vital services for local life-threatened children, young people and ... more

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Image for Stafford Salvation Army officer hails housebuilder for Christmas appeal toys

An officer in the Stafford Salvation Army has spoken of her delight after a national housebuilder donated more than 20 toys and dozens of items of clothing as part of its Christmas appeal.

Bovis Homes’ Dunston colleagues supplied the toys – including little unicorns and a robot dinosaur - plus four boxes and three bags of clothes to the charity, who will provide them to the homeless and those in need.

Knitwear, trousers, long-sleeve tops, hats and scarves were all donated to the Salvation Army for the homeless. The new toys were bought for the charity’s Christmas... more

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Image for Silverleys Scouts receive welcome donation from Bishop’s Stortford housebuilder for hut refurb

A Bishop’s Stortford Scout group has received a welcome donation from a local housebuilder towards their hut refurbishment project.

Bovis Homes, whose Stortford Fields development in Bishop’s Stortford is situated next door to the hut, donated £500 to Silverleys Scouts.

The hut is used every weekday by Cubs, Scouts, Guides, Beavers and Explorers and is a vital ... more

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Image for Local housebuilder’s charity ball raises £20k for Gloucester’s Chamwell Centre

Bovis Homes’ Contractors’ Charity Ball, which took place at the Pittville Pump Rooms in Cheltenham, has raised a whopping £20,256.39 for the Chamwell Centre in Gloucester.

The Chamwell Centre will be a much-needed facility built in the grounds of The Milestone Special School in Gloucester, supporting disabled children and adults.

The centre is working to replace a 40-year-old hydrotherapy pool in addition to providing a café and all-ability sports, athletics, and social events ... more

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Image for West Sussex primary school receives support from local housebuilder for Christmas fundraiser

The Nyewood CE Junior School in West Sussex has received a boost from a local housebuilder for its Christmas Fair fundraiser.

Bovis Homes, whose Yapton View location is nearby, donated £250 to the festive event which is taking place on Friday, 13th December between 5pm and 7pm.

The Fair will feature craft stalls, food, drink, games and activities, fantastic raffle prizes and a festive hamper tombola. The event raises vital funds for the school and its students with many of the raffle prizes donated by local business... more

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Image for Sherborne International Film Festival boosted by local housebuilder

The Sherborne International Film Festival, a four-day charity fundraiser in Dorset, enjoyed another successful run this year, with the help of a welcome boost from a local housebuilder.

Bovis Homes donated £150 to the event, run by the Rotary Club of Sherborne Castles. The Festival went on to raise £2,300 for charity while providing the community of Sherborne with the opportunity to see foreign films which would not otherwise be shown locally.

Georgie Marshall, sales advisor at Bovis Homes Mildenhall development in Sherborne, said: “This wonderful community event at the Powell Theatre showcased an exciting range of award-winning foreign films of all genres from drama to action, come... more

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Image for Staffordshire primary school receives festive boost from housebuilder

St Leonard’s, a primary school in the Staffordshire village of Dunston, has received £1,000 from a local housebuilder towards a new library facility, as well as festive selection boxes for the children’s Christmas lunch.

Bovis Homes, whose Sancerre Grange development is in nearby Eccleshall, made the donation to the primary school, which has 58 pupils between the ages of four to nine.

Joanne Morrison, regional managing director in Bovis Homes’ Mercia region, said: “As a local business we feel it is vitally important to support the communities... more

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Image for Local housebuilder gets behind community and hands festive boost to Heyford Park Christmas Bazaar

Oxfordshire housebuilder Bovis Homes has donated 10,000 marketing leaflets for the fifth year running, along with a luxury Christmas hamper, to boost a popular festive event at Upper Heyford.

On Saturday 7th December, the sixth annual Heyford Park Christmas Bazaar will take place at The Chapel on Brice Road between 10:30am and 3pm. All proceeds raised are going to community groups based at Heyford Park.

Paul Bennison, marketing manager in Bovis Homes’ West Midlands region, said: “This is a wonderful community event, perfect to get into the festive spirit. We are proud to be able to support the Bazaar by designing and printing their leaflets and donating to the raffle. We hope that many Heyford Park residents will come alon... more

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Image for Bovis Homes wins award for supporting hospice Naomi House and Jacksplace

Naomi House & Jacksplace, a charity providing regional hospices for children and young adults in southern England, recognised national housebuilder Bovis Homes with the Chair’s Award for Corporate Support at an awards ceremony this week.

At the charity’s Night of Celebration which took place at Southampton Football Club, supporters of the charity were acknowledged for their contribution and the national housebuilder was amongst the night’s winners.

Bovis Homes raises thousands of pounds for the charity who offer care and support to many families. The housebuilder was also recognised for its assistance in raising awareness of the important work that they do and opening up networks for additional... more

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