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Image for Bovis Homes staff raise funds for local hospice that supports colleague's son

After learning first-hand about the good work taking place at Naomi House and Jacksplace, staff at Bovis Homes have been raising funds for the charity – and have now donated over £6,000.

Selecting the Winchester-based hospice as its charity of the year, staff at the housebuilder’s Southern Counties region have been raising money through a variety of initiatives and have just handed over a cheque for £2,500, which was raised during their latest activities.

“We are delighted to hand over another cheque to Naomi House and Jacksplace and its great that staff have been so supportive. It is particularly meaningful as the charity supports the family of one of our colleagues,” says sales director... more

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Image for Charity really does begin at home for fundraising West Sussex family

Looking to raise £2,000 as part of a project to build a house for orphans in South Africa, the Netherwood family in West Sussex found some help close to home.

Very close, in fact, and they are now well on the way to achieving their fundraising target with the support of Bovis Homes – who built the family’s own brand-new property in Littlehampton.

It was just after moving into their four-bed at Hampton Park that dad-of-two Andrei formulated his plan to make a difference to lives thousand... more

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Image for Local home builder donates Smalls for All

A local home builder has been supporting Smalls for All, a charity which collects and distributes underwear to help women and children in Africa.

Colleagues at Bovis Homes Northern Home Counties’ head office in Milton Keynes have been raising funds and collecting items for the charity, which has also established an education programme to help some of the poorest children in Africa.

“Underwear is such a basic item that we take for granted in this country, but in Africa there are children and women living in such poor conditions that they only have access to a single pair - or none at all.” says Elaine Taylor, sales administrator at Bovis Homes. “For us, donating a bra or some knickers is such a small action, but for people in Africa it can make a huge difference... more

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Image for Eccleshall student to teach in Africa thanks to housebuilder’s support

An adventurous college student from Eccleshall is celebrating after receiving support from the housebuilder constructing her aunt’s new home.

Grace Hunt, 17, has been given £600 by Bovis Homes, to help her take part in a two-week immersion trip to Sierra Leone, where she will teach subjects including English and Maths to school pupils.

Meanwhile her aunt Mandy is set to move from the Middle East, where she has lived for around 15 years, to Bovis Homes’ Sancerre Grange location in the town, to be close... more

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Image for Housebuilder hits right note to help Somerset charity get in the groove

Music lovers at a charity near Wells have danced the day away at their first silent disco thanks to support from a Somerset housebuilder.

And visitors at Heads Up, which supports people who are affected by mental illness across the Mendip region, will now be able to get into the groove on a regular basis after a £500 donation by Bovis Homes.

Classical and Rock were among the genres chosen by visitors and carers at the South Horrington day centre as they donned new headphones and put on their dancing shoes for the ... more

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Image for Exeter colleagues to take part in Great West Run in memory of co-worker

Staff at Bovis Homes will be taking part in Exeter’s Great West Run next weekend in memory of a colleague who lost his battle with cancer earlier this year.

Andy Fraser, Ruth Burrows, Tarryn Lowth, Ryan Joint, John Drewett and Maxwell Rafferty will be running the course, which is over 13 miles long, to raise funds for FORCE Cancer Charity.

“It’s a cause close to all of our hearts and we’re glad to be able to do what we can to help raise funds for such a worthy charity. We know first-hand about the brilliant work they do and we’re keen to raise as much as we can,” says Andy Fraser, regional buyer ... more

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Image for House builder steps in to sponsor oar-some Atlantic challenge

A local house builder is helping four intrepid fundraisers make a splash by supporting a quartet of Devon hockey players who will be swapping their sticks for oars this December to row across the Atlantic Ocean.

Bovis Homes is sponsoring ‘Astro to Atlantic’, a team of four girls - Louise Read, Helen Symons, Chloe Harvey and Emily Read – who are taking part in one of the world’s toughest races, The Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge.

The team, who have been playing hockey together for the past eleven years, will be rowing 3,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean on a 23-foot boat for up to 90 days unsupport... more

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Image for Bakery and builder unite to raise dough for Macmillan Cancer Support

A local house builder and a Hurstpierpoint bakery have joined forces to raise nearly £700 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

The money was raised when the Bovis Homes Sales team at Bramble Park hosted a Macmillan Coffee Morning at their show home, with nearby Truffles Bakery supplying a range of treats for the guests.

“We’d like to thank Truffles Bakery for the wonderful cakes they donated for this worthy cause,” says regional marketing manager, Candice McCabe. “We were delighted to welcome so many guests into our show home to enjoy the goodies on offer and we were overwhelmed with th... more

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Image for House builder brings new communities together to raise money for cancer charity

A local house builder will be bringing communities together and raising funds for Macmillan by hosting coffee mornings across the region this Friday – and has pledged to double the amount raises in its South East region

Bovis Homes’ Saxons Plain in West Durrington, Bramble Park in Hurstpierpoint and Birch Gate in Wymondham will be welcoming visitors with a wide selection of cakes and treats on Friday 28th September as it helps to raise funds for the cancer charity. The sales team is hoping to tempt visitors at its Bramble Park location with local bakery, Truffles supplying a range of goodies.

“We’ll be inviting members of the public into our sales centres to enjoy refreshments and cakes from 10am until 1pm,” says regional marketing manager Candice McCabe. “We’d like to say thank you to Truffles Bakery for agreeing to provide some cakes for the occasion. We’ve also set up a dedicated text number which we’ve sent to our customers who are unable to attend, so they too can donate. And to top it off, we’ve pledged to double the tota... more

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Image for Axminster charity benefits from Bovis Homes buyers

A local house builder has continued its support for the Axminster Hospital League of Friends, boosting the charities funds and helping it in its bid to maintain a vital local service.

Bovis Homes has raised £7,800 for the Axminster Hospital League of Friends, which helps to support patients and others in the community and assist with the Hospital’s charitable work.

“We are delighted to be able to donate this amount to such a worthy cause,” says Stacey Banfield, regional marketing manager. “We’ve been supporting this charity for a two years now and the work they do is fantastic and fundamental to many in the Axmin... more

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