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Image for New kit for Shifnal Town FC thanks to sponsorship boost

Shifnal Town Football Club fans will have noticed the team's brand new kit this season, thanks to support from a local house builder.

Bovis Homes is sponsoring the Shropshire club and the team has recently donned a new kit which features the house builder's logo.

"Shifnal Town FC is a fantastic team and we're delighted to have had the opportunity to support the club," says Carina Wilde, regional marketing manager for Bovis Homes. "We wish them a successful season and the new kit looks fantastic ou... more

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Image for Colleagues take on the Malvern Hills Challenge

As an award-winning supporter of the UK Armed Forces, local house builder Bovis Homes is proud to have sponsored a Worcestershire event that raised thousands for Help for Heroes.

The Malvern Hills Challenge saw teams, families and individuals brave some extreme weather to walk routes of 15km or 7km across the beauty spot, helping to raise funds for the charity which supports ill and injured service personnel.

As well as entering its own team, which raised over £400 for this great cause, Bovis Homes also made a donation to provide the medals f... more

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Image for Green-fingered playgroup ready for the winter thanks to Bovis Homes

Come rain or shine, children at Moreton-in-Marsh playgroup will now be able to tend to their allotment thanks to a donation from a local home builder.

The children's allotment now has a new shed to house its tools and gardening equipment, after Bovis Homes donated £300 to the community group.

"We were only too happy to provide some help for the Moreton-in-Marsh playgroup," says Stephanie Spry, regional marketing manager. "It's a fantastic community resource, and the allotment gives children a chance to get outside and learn more about where food comes from and h... more

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Image for Super service from Bovis Homes has changed my mind about new-builds says Helen

Helen Crook confesses that she was the world's biggest sceptic about new-build homes - until she bought a brand-new property from Bovis Homes.

Helen says the fantastic customer service that she and her husband Martin have received from the team at Furlong Rise in Cheltenham has totally changed her mind about them.

She admitted that past experience with another house builder had sowed seeds of doubt when she and Martin began looking into the possibility of moving into a n... more

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Image for Lee relishing 'best job since leaving the Army' with Bovis Homes

Lee Wines believes his career in the Army has served him well in his new role as assistant site manager with Bovis Homes.

The former Lance Corporal fought for Queen and country on three tours of Iraq during his eight years in the Armed Forces.

Originally from south London, Lee was employed in a number of security roles after leaving the Army, providing protection for commercial shipping companies against the threat of... more

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Image for Bovis Homes backs Bishop's Stortford Rugby Club

A local house builder and rugby club have partnered up in a sponsorship deal which will see them work together for the next two years.

Bishop's Stortford Rugby Club has secured sponsorship with Bovis Homes, who will be backing the 1st XV side that were recently promoted to National League 1 and are going from strength to strength.

"We are delighted to have partnered with the rugby club," says regional marketing manager, Candice McCabe. "The club is a major part of the Bishop's Stortford community and we are thrilled to be wo... more

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Image for From Albania to Bishop's Cleeve: versatile Aleks is driven to learn

Aleks Gjika is always fulfilling his passion for learning about new subjects - from computers to photography, languages to psychology.

Originally from Albania, he could already speak English fluently and had successfully completed a Psychology degree from the Open University when he arrived in the UK 17 years ago.

Later, have happily settled down in England, he retrained to learn the computer skills that he is now utilising as a web developer at the Western regional office of Bovis Homes in ... more

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Image for Richard celebrates his silver anniversary

Graphics guru Richard Wood, is celebrating 25 years at Bovis Homes!

When the Associate Graphic Design Director first joined the company in 1992, he had a ponytail and rode a Kawasaki Z650 motorbike to work at the then South West region's offices on Lansdown Road in Cheltenham. A quarter of a century later, much of the hair has gone, but the team has definitely grown.

"When I first started at Bovis Homes, we were in the basement of our old offices in Cheltenham. We had two Apple Macs - which had only just been released - and the team consisted of just three people," R... more

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Image for We have lift off! Spectacular offers for homebuyers to celebrate show home launch

Stafford home seekers can benefit from a range of offers this weekend at St Mary's Gate as Bovis Homes launches a brand new show home at the popular location.

Visitors will be able to have the first look around the five-bedroom 'Chelford' house type and see the style and quality of the homes at the Tixall Road location, which has already welcomed many new residents.

"To celebrate the opening of our new show home, we are offering home seekers a chance to take advantage of some fantastic offers this weekend," says Carina Wilde, regional marketing manager. "If visitors like what they see and they reserve a Chelford, we are offering the buyer either 5% towards their deposit; a landscaped garden; £1,000-worth of national garden centre vouchers or £2,000-worth of high ... more

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Image for The Falcons are flying high after Bovis Homes hat-trick

It's a hat-trick for Sandbach United under 12's football team, 'The Falcons', as they secured sponsorship with local home builder, Bovis Homes, for a third consecutive year.

The Cheshire-based side, which trains and plays its home games close to Bovis Homes' Saxon Lea location, visited the sales office and show home recently to celebrate the deal with sales advisors Claire and Houyam.

"We're thrilled to be sponsoring the Falcons for another year," says Carina Wilde, regional marketing manager. "It's a great local community club which many of our new local residents might like to get involved with - if they ... more

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Image for Why communication is key for rising site star Danny

As one of the youngest site managers in the history of one of the UK's leading house builders, Danny Clifford is showing why it's always good to talk.

Danny, who lives in Gloucester Docks, was only 23 when he achieved a childhood ambition of becoming a site manager for Bovis Homes, which has a regional office in Bishop's Cleeve.

He was appointed to the important position at Bovis Homes' Tadpole Cross locatio... more

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Image for Bovis Homes picks up national award for Armed Forces support

House builder Bovis Homes has been recognised with a national award in acknowledgement of its commitment and support for UK Armed Forces personnel.

The Silver Award from the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) was presented in a special ceremony aboard HMS Victory in Portsmouth Harbour, by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire, Mr Nigel Atkinson.

The award is presented to organisations that promote service issues, communicate positively to their staff on the Forces, and support the employment of ... more

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Image for Volunteers lend a hand in show of people power!

'Many hands make light work' was the motto of the day when a group of Bovis Homes' employees volunteered at the Forest of Marston Vale.

Members of the sales and marketing team for the national home builder's Northern Home Counties region were tasked with moving branches and trees to create a pathway through the woodland, creating new habitats for wildlife.

"We made contact with the Marston Vale Trust and asked if there was anything that we could help with," says Allison Slater, regional marketing manager. "For many charities and organisations it is people power that is lacking and that is something that w... more

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Image for Bovis Homes supports Food Festival

Nantwich town centre welcomed producers from across Cheshire at the weekend for its annual food festival and this year the event was sponsored by national home builder, Bovis Homes.

From Friday until Saturday, the town centre became a food lover's paradise, with stalls, cookery demonstrations, tastings and children's activities taking place throughout Nantwich.

"We're delighted to support the Food Festival," says regional marketing manager, Carina Wilde. "It's a brilliant weekend and a fantastic event for Nantwich, attracting people from across the county and even ... more

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Image for Love at first sight for Berkshire home seekers

When the Randalls looked around a nearby Bovis show home, it was love at first sight and they knew that this was their perfect new house. What they didn't realise was that they would be settling into their brand new Wokingham home in just a matter of weeks.

Ollie and Heather Randall, with children Joshua (4) and Mollie (2), began their home search in Berkshire by looking at second-hand properties, but couldn't find anything which was quite right. It wasn't until a relative suggested that they look at the Bovis Homes' Hatchwood Mill location in Winnersh that they had considered a new-build.

"From the moment we turned up at the sales centre, we could not have been made to feel more welco... more

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Image for Next phase of Moulton homes continues apace

The latest images from a housing development in the village of Moulton show construction of the newest phase of homes progressing well.

The aerial shots from Honeyvale Gardens, which is being built by leading house builder Bovis Homes, show the foundations of phase two of the 148-home location beginning to take shape.

Also visible are the sales centre and show homes from the popular development, as well as the surroundi... more

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Image for Carpenter Linda raises the roof to scoop major apprentice accolade

Apprentice carpenter Linda Wellard has been crowned champion in a showpiece construction industry competition.

Linda, who is based at Bovis Homes' Paragon location in Cambridge, nailed down first place in the Construction Industry Training Board's prestigious 2017 SkillBuild contest.

The annual competition pits thousands of the UK's best construction apprentices against one another in the... more

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