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Image for Somerset mum’s delight as part-exchange scheme opens door to dream Wincanton move

A mum-of-three in Somerset and her partner, who has lived in Wincanton all his life, have used a part-exchange scheme to move to a new-build home in the town, so that their children can finally all have their own bedrooms.

Sarah Ball and Andrew Foot have upsized into a four-bedroom Bovis Home along with Joshua, 13, Nathan, 11 and Noah, 2.

Sarah, who has lived in Wincanton since the age of 13, moved across town with the family to The Chase location and used the builder’s Home Exchange scheme, which saw Bovis Homes buying their pr... more

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Image for Avis saves the day as oak tree marks centenary

The Warwickshire Federation of the Women’s Institute is celebrating 100 years since it was established, and to commemorate the occasion, local members gathered to plant a tree at a flourishing new part of the Radford Semele community.

The team at Bovis Homes’ Semele Park was delighted to receive the new oak tree in its park area, after a request came in from local resident Avis Wainwright and the Radford Semele WI.

“We were given an oak sapling at the Centenary Annual Meeting of the Warwickshire Federation of Women’s Institutes, and after tending to it carefully, we set about searching the village for a suitable place to plant it,” says Christine Smith, President of the Radford Semele WI. “We thought we had found just the place, but when we arrived to dig the hole, we discovered that we couldn’t plant it ther... 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 few years now and the work they do is fantastic and fundamental to many in the Axmin... more

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Image for Shifnal home proves that new-build is best, be it north, south, east or west!

A father-of-two, whose wife fell in love with their daughter’s new-build home in Cheshire, says he is delighted to have now bought a property from the same house builder in Shropshire – especially as he works for them!

Nigel Tootell, who works at Bovis Homes as a structural engineer, has moved from the company’s South West region in Exeter, to their Mercia region, based near Stafford.

As part of the move, together with his wife Shirley, they looked around to find their perfect prope... more

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Image for Final chance to buy as home builder opens doors for Cranbrook buyers with new scheme

Buyers interested in moving to a popular new Devon community have a final chance to take advantage of a special scheme designed to help those who feel locked out of the housing market.

Bovis Homes’ remaining few properties at its Turnstone Rise location in Cranbrook are available using Home Reach, which offers house hunters the opportunity to buy in this thriving new community.

Home Reach is a shared ownership scheme, provided in partnership with heylo housing. It gives purchasers the option to part-buy part-rent their home, meaning they only need to secure a mortgage for a share of their property. The buyer can purchase more of the home in the future, reducing the amount o... more

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Image for Wendelburie Rise launch is just the trick!

House hunters and families from across Northamptonshire descended on Wellingborough at the weekend as the first properties were reserved at the launch of a much-anticipated new homes location.

The special event, which was hosted by local housebuilder Bovis Homes, saw the official opening of three show homes, accompanied by a host of family entertainment at the company’s brand-new Wendelburie Rise location.

As well as a chance to tour these first homes at Stanton Cross, there was a range of fun-filled activities including magic tricks from Britain’s Got Talent contestant Marc Spelmann, a chance to meet characters from children’s TV show PAW Patrol, as well as live music, popcorn and candy floss machines, and professiona... more

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Image for New Ringmer homes on the way, as plans are approved

Proposals for 110 much-needed new homes in the village of Ringmer, East Sussex have been given the go-ahead by local planners.

The plans, which were put forward by local housebuilder Bovis Homes, will see a range of one to five-bedroom properties delivered on land off Bishops Lane. They include a total of 44 homes designated as affordable properties to be managed by a housing association.

The reserved matters approval was granted by Lewes District Council after the site received initial outline planning approval ... more

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Image for Sherford's Country Park officially opens to the public

Community ‘Nature Day’ celebrates the launch of the first part of the 500-acre Country Park; a major milestone in the development of the new Devon community

Marking a major milestone in the development of Sherford the first part of the town’s Country Park has now officially opened to the public. Free to use, explore and enjoy for everyone, from Sherford families and local neighbours, to the wider community and visitors to the area, the park is the new town’s first community space.

The opening of the first section of parkland is a major milestone in Sherford’s progression, as well as giving a taste of what will follow. Nestled into the Devon countryside, on completion the entire Country Park will span 500-acres and include abundant open green space, parks, play areas, woodland, allotments and wil... more

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Image for Bovis Homes donates defibrillator to Chinnor community

Life-saving apparatus has been donated to the Chinnor Community by a local house builder, making sure that the right equipment will be close at hand if needed in an emergency by members of the public.

Bovis Homes has given a defibrillator to Chinnor Parish Council, which could one day mean the difference between life and death.

“We believe defibrillators are essential pieces of kit for communities and we now have them located at all of our sites and in our regional offices,” says James Dunne, Managing Director for Bovis Homes’ Southern Counties region. “We hope that there’ll never be a need to use the defibrillator, but it’s reassuring to know that it is available, and you cannot underestimate how important this apparatus could ... more

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Image for Final buyers will benefit big-time as popular Stafford location nears completion

A popular Stafford location, which has welcomed many new residents over the last couple of years, is now nearing completion - and home seekers need to act fast to secure their dream home there.

Bovis Homes’ St Mary’s Gate has only one new home available to buy, and to celebrate the completion of the development, the house builder is offering the final purchasers some great extras.

“We’re very proud of our St Mary’s Gate location,” says regional marketing manager, Louise MacRae. “A real sense of community has grown here and once the final home has been sold, it will complete the... more

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