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Image for Bovis Homes supports local foodbank

Staff at a local home builders have got into the festive spirit by donating to the Basingstoke foodbank.

The team at Bovis Homes' Southern Counties region has been collecting items for the charity which is part of the Trussell Trusts network which works with around 438 foodbanks across the country.

"We've recently moved into our Basingstoke office, and we were really keen to support the local community, especially at this time of year when things can be particularly hard," says Hollie Lockhart, regional mar... more

Image for Unique Imelda takes a tour of Ribbans Park

Imelda Mower is a unique little girl. The ten-month-old from Great Notley, near Braintree, has a chromosome disorder so rare that it doesn't have a name.

Unfortunately, this also means that she requires expert care from Broomfield and Great Ormond Street hospitals, and specialist equipment - much of which must be funded by her parents Rachel and Mike.

As a result, the family are constantly looking to raise funds to support Imelda, and this includes calling on local businesses... more

Image for Home builder helps to spread Christmas cheer by collecting special shoe boxes

A local home builder is helping to spread the festive joy this Christmas and has collected hundreds of shoe boxes to support this year's Operation Christmas Child.

Bovis Homes' Ottery St Mary, Sherford, Teignmouth and Somerton locations encouraged staff, residents and new buyers to fill a shoe box with gifts to send to needy children around the world in aid of the Samaritan's Purse annual collection.

"We were overwhelmed with the number of shoe boxes we received," says regional marketing manager, Stacey Banfield. "We sent out emails and spoke to residents to let people know that the sales centres would be collecting them, and we're thrilled with the respo... more

Image for Neil gets on his bike to thank doctors who helped him survive near-death experience

Neil Dougherty will undertake a gruelling 60k challenge to support the medical team who saved his life.

The father of two was struck down so severely by a mystery illness that he suffered a heart attack and a stroke, his kidneys and lungs began to fail and he spent weeks in a coma.

Fighting for his life, it was touch and go whether he would win his brave battle against what was eventually diagnosed as vasculitis - a serious disorder of the body that destroy... more

Image for Kim waves goodbye to locks in support of hospice that cared for her mum

Assistant site manager Kim Butler has sacrificed her shoulder-length blonde locks for a shaved head just as winter temperatures start to bite - but it's all for a fantastic cause.

Kim has taken part in Macmillan Cancer Support's 'Brave the Shave' fundraising event after the disease had a devastating effect on her family.

Two years ago, her mum Margie died from breast cancer at the age of 73, while last year daughter Shannon underwent a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with the ... more

Image for Unique Dawlish badge supports poppy appeal

Leading up to this year's Remembrance Sunday, many residents in Dawlish are donning a special badge, in addition to the traditional poppy, to commemorate the day.

The distinctive emblem has been designed by a former Royal Navy Master of Arms, with the support of local house builder Bovis Homes.

The Dawlish Remembrance Badge was the creation of Richard Hayward, a retired navy officer, and after receiving a boost of £250 from Bovis Homes he was able to go into badge production - and has so far raised more than £2,400 for the Royal British Legi... more

Image for Mike gets on his bike to support global men's health campaign

Mike Guard was dressed to impress as he joined hundreds of fellow motorbike enthusiasts on the streets of London to raise awareness and funds for men's health issues.

Looking the part in a smart tweed jacket, the Bovis Homes land manager headed to the capital aboard his Indian Scout to participate in the 'Distinguished Gentleman's Ride' with a group of friends.

The charity event, which took place simultaneously at towns and cities around the world, helps fund research into prostate cancer and mental ... more

Image for Support from Bovis Homes is a smash hit for Winchester Racquets and Fitness

Bovis Homes has served up a smart new look for the tennis coaching team at Winchester Racquets and Fitness club.

The leading home builder is sponsoring matching kit for the eight full-time coaches at the near 2,000-member club, which is based less than two miles from Bovis Homes' popular Winchester Village location.

The kit features Bovis Homes' distinctive hummingbird emblem, as well the Winchester Racquets and Fi... more

Image for Charity's Foodshare programme wins backing from Bovis Homes team

Bovis Homes employees at the Western regional office in Bishop's Cleeve are supporting a charity scheme aimed at providing food to local people in need.

They're donating non-perishable and canned products to the Foodshare programme run by the Caring for Communities and People (CCP) organisation based in Cheltenham.

The food collection at the office has been organised by Subject Access Response officer Raymundo Villanueva, ... more

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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