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Image for Wallingford kids eager to follow in Bob’s footsteps after nursery visit

Children at a Wallingford nursery, inspired by Bob the Builder, donned hard hats and hi-vis as they were taught about housebuilding by a real-life local construction expert.

The two to five-year-olds, at Rainbow Pre-School in Wallingford, learnt about diggers and fork-lift trucks and built their own transport links under the guidance of Bovis Homes assistant site manager Rachel Colin.

And leading the session was someone who lives in one of the houses that Rachel ... more

Image for New housing range coming to Cornwall

A leading housebuilder is bringing its brand-new range to Cornwall, giving local home hunters the opportunity to buy a property created for modern living and designed with input from customers around the country.

Visitors will be able to find out more over the Bank Holiday weekend as Bovis Homes launches a show home and sales centre from its Shorelands location in Bude.

“We’re delighted to launch our new housing range at Shorelands,” says regional marketing officer, Alice Bukauskiene. “The new collection has been designed and developed ready for launch this year and we can’t wait for visitors to discover m... more

Image for Garden goodies for Bovis Homes buyers

Bovis Home buyers in the South West will be able to make the most of their gardens this summer thanks to a special limited-time offer.

The housebuilder is giving away a special package to customers who reserve before 30th June, which will help to create an enviable outdoor area to enjoy during the summer.

“We’re giving away a garden furniture set, BBQ and a fire pit on completion to those who reserve before 30th June and move in by 31st July,” says regional marketing officer, Ali... more

Image for Bovis Homes' hospice fund-raising breaks the £10k barrier

A housebuilder has now donated more than £10,000 to Winchester-based Naomi House & Jacksplace, after selecting the hospice as its charity of the year.

Bovis Homes’ Southern Counites region, which has its headquarters in Basingstoke, has been raising funds through a variety of initiatives, and recently donated £4,388 which brings the total amount raised for the charity to £11,970.

“We are so proud that we’ve been able to raise well over £10,000 so far for the charity and we’re still fundraising!” says Hannah Dunlop, sales progressor at Bovis Homes. “Staff have been so supportive, and we are always thinking up different ways to raise money for a cause which is close... more

Image for Upper Heyford housebuilder offers blooming boost to church-bell campaign

Green-fingered enthusiasts in Upper Heyford are taking part in a celebration of flowers to raise funds to help the village church’s bells to ring again, boosted by a donation from a local housebuilder.

Bovis Homes has donated £250 to the village’s Flower Festival, which is themed on ‘Memories of Childhood’, and takes place next month.

The showcase will be held at St Mary’s Church and includes a plant sale and cake stall on The Green and cream teas in the Reading Room. A Service of Thanksgiving will also take place, with all money going towards the chur... more

Image for Home hunters in Bishops Itchington first to view housebuilder’s brand-new family range

Home hunters in Warwickshire are set to be the first in the country to view a brand-new house type at a local housebuilder’s special event this month.

Bovis Homes’ Champagne Reception will take place at its Furrowfields location in Bishops Itchington, where guests will be able to view the four-bedroom Maple show home from the housebuilder’s new housing range.

Potential home buyers will be able to meet Bovis Homes’ design director and interior designer, while enjoying canapes and ... more

Image for Sussex children to enjoy Easter eggs as housebuilder backs radio appeal

Hundreds of children across Sussex will enjoy Easter eggs this weekend thanks to a county housebuilder’s thousand-pound donation.

Bovis Homes donated £1,295 to More Radio Mid-Sussex’s Easter Egg Appeal 2019, which aims to raise Easter eggs for children who are less fortunate.

More than 1,500 eggs have been collected and will be handed to charities, organisations and direc... more

Image for Shropshire home hunters among first to view national housebuilder's exciting new range

Home hunters in Shropshire can be among the first to view properties from the new range just released by one of the country’s leading housebuilders at a special launch event.

The show home launch is taking place at Bovis Homes’ Haygate Fields location in Wellington on Saturday 27th April. The event will run from 11am until 4pm and it is set to be a bumper day with cookery demonstrations from top local chef, Rob Gibson, face painting, a treasure hunt and a visit from the Easter Bunny!

“We’ve got so much happening on Saturday – it’s going to be a great day,” says regional marketing manager, Louise Macrae. “We’re delighted to be joined by local chef, Rob Gibson who will be cooking up some tasty food for our guests. Rob has worked at several Michelin Star restaurants and has even cooked for the cast of Game of Thrones – so we’re sure to be... more

Image for Gold standard service at Shinfield Meadows

Looking for a change of scenery, and after hearing about her son and daughter-in-law’s great experience with Bovis Homes, Corinne Bowler discovered the housebuilder’s popular location in Shinfield.

The retired police officer moved into her new home at Shinfield Meadows at the end of last year and has been delighted with the service she has received.

“After my husband passed away in 2016, I decided that I wanted to make a change and move from our family home,” says Corinne. “My son, Tim, and daughter-in-law, Lydia, recently bought a Bovis Home in Wantage in Oxfordshire, and suggested I take a look at some of their properties ar... more

Image for Former apprentice Ben is now the boss at Shrewsbury new-build location

A former apprentice, and life-long Wolves fan, has made the journey up the career ladder to become a site manager at a housebuilder’s flagship Shrewsbury location.

Ben Young, who also works on the turnstiles at Molineux, and hasn’t missed a home match in around 30 years, is now heading Bovis Homes’ Bowbrook Meadows development, off Mytton Oak Road.

The ex-apprentice electrician, from Wombourne, said his career path had given him a solid grounding for his new role, and urged others to take the appre... more

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