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Image for Family fun in the sun at Bishop’s Itchington new-build location

More than 40 visitors headed for a new-build location to enjoy a national housebuilder’s special summer garden party in Bishop’s Itchington.

Families enjoyed face painting, a circus skills workshop - including plate spinning - garden games and a special barbecue at Bovis Homes’ Furrowfields location, on Knightcote Road.

Home owners and prospective buyers viewed show homes, met other residents and talked to the Bovis Homes team at the ... more

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Image for Locals come together in Hurstpierpoint at a 'meet the neighbours' event

Residents and soon-to-be residents at Bovis Homes’ Bramble Park location in the village of Hurstpierpoint got into the community spirit at a special ‘meet the neighbours’ event.

The event on Sunday, August 4th was hosted by the housebuilder and saw around 100 people come together for nibbles, drinks and the chance to get to know each other, while children were treated to a fun-filled afternoon of entertainment.

Marcus Townsend, Bovis Homes sales advisor at Bramble Park, said: “It’s great to see new residents coming together and building a community here at ... more

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Image for Housebuilder set to launch brand new Gloucestershire community

Home seekers will soon be able to choose from a range of properties at a highly-anticipated new part of the community in Twigworth, Gloucester, as Bovis Homes has announced plans for a major development there, including education and leisure facilities.

The development will feature 471 private homes, including a range of two to four-bedroom houses, from the company’s eye-catching new housing range. In addition, 254 properties will be provided as affordable housing, including one and two-bed apartments and two to four-bed homes.

To support the community, Bovis Homes will also be providing nursery, primary and secondary education facilities within the location, as well as on and off-site sports and leisure facilities. It will also make highway improvements including the funding and provision of footpaths and p... more

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Image for Aston Clinton community celebrates brand-new play park!

There was plenty of fun to be had at a new village community in Buckinghamshire, with a plush new play park at the location being unveiled for younger residents to enjoy.

The summer holidays just got better for the families living in and around Bovis Homes’ Aston Brook location, in Aston Clinton as they can now benefit from this fantastic fun facility, as well as taking advantage of the green open spaces.

“We had a great day at Aston Brook celebrating the launch of the play area,” says Heather Suffield regional marketing manager. “There is already a fantastic community spirit and this play park will only he... more

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Image for Ship ahoy at Somerton nursery!

 Children at King Ina Church of England Academy finished their term walking the plank as they welcomed a new addition to their playground thanks to a recent donation from a local housebuilder. 

A new pirate ship has been added to the outdoor play equipment at Owlets Pre-School, which is part of the Academy, after Bovis Homes gave £395 to the Somerton nursery.

“We were delighted to support the primary school and its adjoining nursery,” says Faye Cooper, regional marketing manager. “Playing outdoors and being active is an important part of children’s development. It’s wonderful to see the kids enjoying the new pirate ship – which we’re sure will make play time even ... more

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Image for Veterans chill thanks to housebuilder’s donation

An Oxfordshire military veteran support group is keeping things cool, thanks to a special donation from housebuilder Bovis Homes.

Heyford and Bicester Veterans Group, which supports ex-army veterans, reservists and their families from across the area, has been given a new fridge-freezer to help with the catering of its numerous events.

“We were delighted to support the Heyford and Bicester Veterans Group and we hope this helps to support the great work they do,” says Bovis Homes’ regional marketing manager, Paul Bennison. “We understand how important this group is for many of its members, so we were only too pleased... more

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Image for Young pupils enjoy uncovering history on Matford dig with local housebuilder

Going digging in Devon for most youngsters usually means grabbing a bucket and spade and heading for the beach – but these Exminster pupils enjoyed a different experience altogether on a housebuilder’s land near their school.

Exminster Primary School pupils took part in an archaeological excavation funded by Bovis Homes on their new South West Exeter development in Matford, searching for historical artefacts as part of a school careers week.

The nine and ten-year olds made a number of finds on the day, including some worked-stone and flint as they looked for pottery, tools and animal bones with the help of representatives from AC Archaeology ... more

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Image for Sherford's new school bids fond farewell to its first leavers

Sherford's first primary school – Sherford Vale – recently said goodbye to its first Year 6 leavers. The school is coming to the end of its first academic year, having only opened its doors in September, welcoming just one Year 6 student at the time. And now, 10 months later, there are eight Year 6 pupils preparing to leave for secondary school.

The eight school leavers – Ofelia, Reuben, Jayden, Amelia, Skyie, Isabelle, Lucy and Riley – took part in a special assembly today. Sherford Vale staff, students and families came together to celebrate the pupils’ first and last year at the school and bid each other a fond farewell.

Since opening in the Autumn with 57 pupils, the school now ends the year with 122 students. Come September, there will be 148 pupils in total – a huge 160 per cent increase in a year – and testament to the school’s outstanding local reputation. Eventually 420 pupils will attend Sherford Vale, sponsored and run by the Westcountry Schools Trust (WeST), which has a proven track record in education exce... more

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Image for Hidden new community provides the perfect home for Devon family

When interior design enthusiast Lucy Beazley discovered the secluded Water's Edge location in Fremington, she knew this would be the perfect place for her family to move to.

Previously living in the small Devon village of Winkleigh, Lucy and her husband Dan had originally thought about moving to the countryside, but also wanted their children to grow up with an active social life, close to amenities and transport links.

“I came across Water’s Edge completely by chance,” says Lucy. “It just seemed to tick all the boxes. Water’s Edge doesn’t feel like a ‘normal’ new-build development. It has a lovely rural feel to it, is very spacious and it’s so secluded that you’d never know it was there from ... more

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Image for Community comes together to celebrate Steeple Claydon stalwarts of the past

A new Buckinghamshire development has recognised four late Steeple Claydon residents, by naming its roads after these local champions.

Bovis Homes’ Nightingale Fold location has named its roads after past parish councillors who are credited with making significant contributions to the village, including the creation of the recreation ground, the football pitch and the clock tower. The road signs, Mitchinson Street, Welford Close, Becketts Lane and Hobbs Street were unveiled by relatives at a special event hosted by Bovis Homes.

“We were delighted to welcome the relatives of Thomas Sanderson-Mitchinson, Albert Welford, George Beckett and William Hobbs and hear more about these outstanding individuals,” says Heather Suffield, Bovis Homes regional marketing manager. “All of them were respected and well known in the village and have helped to make it wh... more

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