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Image for Local housebuilder supports healthcare charity with show home photoshoot

A local housebuilder was happy to help when a charity went searching for a suitable venue for a photoshoot to support its online shop.

Bovis Homes welcomed representatives from Sue Ryder to its Glassthorpe Grange location in Flore for a special photoshoot in its Ascot show home. The charity used the five-bedroom property to display a range of its products which are sold through its online shop.

Amy Cooksey, e-commerce manager at Sue Ryder, said: “We are extremely grateful for the very generous offer of the use of this gorgeous new-build Bovis Home for our seasonal lifestyle photoshoot. Having a location like this to style our lifestyle shots for the online shop will help raise much-needed funds so we can provide more care f... more

Image for Bovis Homes bring county businesses together to raise thousands for Chamwell Centre

Gloucestershire businesses gathered together and raised £14,792 in one night for the Chamwell Centre charity, helping the special needs fund-raising project a step closer to its £5 million target.

Bovis Homes, which has its Western office based in Bishop’s Cleeve, brought together many of its contractors at Cheltenham Ladies College for a special charity ball to celebrate their partnerships and to raise funds.

“We were delighted to bring together our partners from across Gloucestershire and further afield for this great cause,” says Bovis Homes’ Western managing director, Supriya Ray. “We work with a range of local organisations, from small businesses to larger companies, and have been building relationships with many of them over a number of years. It was a pleasure to welcome them ... more

Image for Hospice volunteers and staff celebrate £2,400 donation from Gloucestershire housebuilder

Volunteers and staff at a Gloucestershire hospice for people with life-limiting conditions are celebrating a donation of more than £2,000 from a county housebuilder.

Colleagues from Bovis Homes presented a cheque for £2,400 to Cheltenham-based Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice, which will be used to improve the lives of families being cared for by the charity.

The housebuilder team were given a tour of the grounds at Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court by Alysia Cameron-Price, community fundraising manager, who highlighted how the funds would contribute to the lives of those with conditions such as cancer, heart failure a... more

Image for Sales centres supporting local foodbanks

Our Mercia region is collecting food and toiletries for local foodbanks this winter at three of its sales centres

If you would like to make a donation, the below sales centres will be acting as food collection points:

Roman Heights, Lichfield - Deadline to bring in food: 7th December (More information)... more

Image for Bovis Homes staff raise funds for local hospice that supports colleague's son

After learning first-hand about the good work taking place at Naomi House and Jacksplace, staff at Bovis Homes have been raising funds for the charity – and have now donated over £6,000.

Selecting the Winchester-based hospice as its charity of the year, staff at the housebuilder’s Southern Counties region have been raising money through a variety of initiatives and have just handed over a cheque for £2,500, which was raised during their latest activities.

“We are delighted to hand over another cheque to Naomi House and Jacksplace and its great that staff have been so supportive. It is particularly meaningful as the charity supports the family of one of our colleagues,” says sales director... more

Image for Charity really does begin at home for fundraising West Sussex family

Looking to raise £2,000 as part of a project to build a house for orphans in South Africa, the Netherwood family in West Sussex found some help close to home.

Very close, in fact, and they are now well on the way to achieving their fundraising target with the support of Bovis Homes – who built the family’s own brand-new property in Littlehampton.

It was just after moving into their four-bed at Hampton Park that dad-of-two Andrei formulated his plan to make a difference to lives thousand... more

Image for Local home builder donates Smalls for All

A local home builder has been supporting Smalls for All, a charity which collects and distributes underwear to help women and children in Africa.

Colleagues at Bovis Homes Northern Home Counties’ head office in Milton Keynes have been raising funds and collecting items for the charity, which has also established an education programme to help some of the poorest children in Africa.

“Underwear is such a basic item that we take for granted in this country, but in Africa there are children and women living in such poor conditions that they only have access to a single pair - or none at all.” says Elaine Taylor, sales administrator at Bovis Homes. “For us, donating a bra or some knickers is such a small action, but for people in Africa it can make a huge difference... more

Image for Eccleshall student to teach in Africa thanks to housebuilder’s support

An adventurous college student from Eccleshall is celebrating after receiving support from the housebuilder constructing her aunt’s new home.

Grace Hunt, 17, has been given £600 by Bovis Homes, to help her take part in a two-week immersion trip to Sierra Leone, where she will teach subjects including English and Maths to school pupils.

Meanwhile her aunt Mandy is set to move from the Middle East, where she has lived for around 15 years, to Bovis Homes’ Sancerre Grange location in the town, to be close... more

Image for Housebuilder hits right note to help Somerset charity get in the groove

Music lovers at a charity near Wells have danced the day away at their first silent disco thanks to support from a Somerset housebuilder.

And visitors at Heads Up, which supports people who are affected by mental illness across the Mendip region, will now be able to get into the groove on a regular basis after a £500 donation by Bovis Homes.

Classical and Rock were among the genres chosen by visitors and carers at the South Horrington day centre as they donned new headphones and put on their dancing shoes for the ... more

Image for Exeter colleagues to take part in Great West Run in memory of co-worker

Staff at Bovis Homes will be taking part in Exeter’s Great West Run next weekend in memory of a colleague who lost his battle with cancer earlier this year.

Andy Fraser, Ruth Burrows, Tarryn Lowth, Ryan Joint, John Drewett and Maxwell Rafferty will be running the course, which is over 13 miles long, to raise funds for FORCE Cancer Charity.

“It’s a cause close to all of our hearts and we’re glad to be able to do what we can to help raise funds for such a worthy charity. We know first-hand about the brilliant work they do and we’re keen to raise as much as we can,” says Andy Fraser, regional buyer ... more

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