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Image for Milly makes trip of a lifetime with the help of Bovis Homes

An Exeter-based home builder helped a South Dartmouth Community College student have the experience of a lifetime when she was given the opportunity to represent her local area in this year's World Challenge Community trip.

Bovis Homes donated funds for 18-year-old Milly Tidy to purchase the equipment required to journey to Malaysia to help out at a home for disabled and elderly people.

"The trip was amazing and from the experience I've realised that I can do anything if I work hard and put my mind to it," says Milly, who has grown up in Bovey Tracey "I was really interested in going as I had never been outside of Europe and I was keen to experience different cultures and generally... more

Image for Braunton FC score big win with backing from Bovis Homes

Braunton Football Club are celebrating after teaming up with a leading local house builder.

A proud supporter of local communities, Bovis Homes are pleased to be backing the Seasiders both on and off the pitch through an extensive sponsorship package.

It includes sponsorship of match days and the man-of-the match award for all four of the North Devon League club's adult teams, as well as advertising boards, the fixture board and clubhouse board at their home ground at Lo... more

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 Santa takes a trip to Heyford Park as new neighbours get together for Christmas

Residents at the new Upper Heyford community, Heyford Park, gathered together to celebrate the festive season with songs, games and Christmas cheer at a special meet-your-neighbours event.

Bovis Homes hosted an afternoon of festive fun at its Heyford Park sales centre and show home in Oxfordshire, bringing the community together and providing new residents with an opportunity to get to know each other.

"Upper Heyford has a wonderful community spirit," says Sian Frater, regional marketing assistant.  "It's the perfect time of year to bring residents together - whether they're new to the Oxfordshire area or just new to Heyford Park the event provided a great chance for ev... 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 Bovis Homes tree provides festive cheer as Apsley residents gather for Christmas carols

A new Hertfordshire neighbourhood has come together to celebrate the festive season with a fundraising carol concert around a Christmas tree donated to the community by a local home builder.

The residents at Bovis Homes' Aspen Park location in Apsley got together to sing carols with the Hemel Hempsted Brass Band, with children decorating the brightly lit Christmas tree with their own bauble creations. Some of the proceeds from the event are being given to local homeless charity DENS, with the rest going towards future community events.

Cathy Chivers from the local resident's association MEAPRA which organises the event, said: "We are very grateful to Bovis Homes for donating the tree, along with its lights and baubles, to the gateway between the Aspen and Manor estates - and it is the focal point of our fundraising and... more

Image for Coopers Edge celebrates Christmas in style with Santa and friends

Coopers Edge is full of festive cheer after Bovis Homes brought the community together for a Christmas event which saw residents meet Santa and his reindeer.

Over 200 people paid Santa a visit at Bovis Homes' Coopers Edge sales centre in Brockworth. As well as having the opportunity to meet two real-life reindeer, there was a barn owl, gifts for children and a hot chocolate van.

"It was lovely to be able to bring the neighbourhood together - especially at this time of year," says regional marketing manager, Stephanie Spry. "There's a real community spirit at our Coopers Edge locations, and it has been fantastic to see it gradually grow over time as the a... more

Image for Bovis Homes Northern Home Counties HQ moves to new home

Bovis Homes has announced the opening of a new regional headquarters in Milton Keynes.

Staff from the company's Northern Home Counties region are now settling into their new work space at St Anne's House at Caldecotte Lake Business Park, to the south of the town.  The offices will be home to around 70 staff, and the opening comes 12 months after the region was launched as part of a business restructure. 

"We're delighted to be settled into our permanent new home at St Anne's House," said Northern Home Counties director Michae... more

Image for Festive fun as Bovis Homes supports Rudolph Run

Ipswich's annual Rudolph Run has returned this December and a local house builder is excited to be sponsoring the final leg of the journey at the end of the month.

Bovis Homes has given a donation towards the festive event, which is organised by the Ipswich Round Table and sees Santa visiting neighbourhoods spreading Christmas cheer on his Rudolph sleigh throughout December. The house builder has sponsored the route through the California area of the town.

"It's a such a fantastic tradition in Ipswich and we are very proud to be a part of it this year," says regional marketing manager, Candice McCabe. "It's a great way to bring the community together, get residents into the festive spirit and help to raise money for a go... more

Image for Santa and his reindeer visit Gloucestershire neighbourhood

A new Gloucestershire community will be getting into the festive spirit this weekend as home seekers, residents and locals are invited to visit Bovis Homes' sales centre for some Christmas treats!

The house builder's new Coopers Edge location is hosting a Christmas event on Saturday 9th December which will see a visit from Santa as well as two of his reindeer!

Children will receive a gift from Santa and will also have the opportunity to meet the reindeer between 10am and 2pm and have their p... more

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