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Image for Bovis Homes announces latest Stanton Cross Community Award winner

Wellingborough charity Little Blessings has been named as the latest recipient of the Stanton Cross Community Award - an initiative set up by Stanton Cross house builder Bovis Homes to provide vital support for Wellingborough's local charities and community projects.

The Stanton Cross Community Award makes a quarterly donation of £1,000 to organisations in need of financial support for their work in the wider community.

The fifth organisation to win the award, Little Blessings is a new initiative of Compass Church, which gives baby and toddler clothes to families in need in Wellingborough, regardless of background, faith or financia... more

Image for Shinfield Meadows hits right note for music-mad Annabelle

Annabelle Newman is a busy woman. A corporate lawyer in the pharmaceutical industry by day, and a music lawyer by night. So when it came to buying her first home, once she found Bovis Homes' Shinfield Meadows location, the process of buying a new house proved a lot simpler than she first thought.

"I had been looking to buy my first home for a while, but with price and location very important, and time at a premium, I'd not found what I was looking for," Annabelle explains. "I had been renting for a long time and had started to wonder if I'd ever be able to afford my own place."

A keen mountain biker and motorcyclist, Annabelle was looking for a house, rather than an apartment, with a garden and off-road parking. It wasn't until she visited Shinfield Meadows near Reading that she began to see how close her dream ... more

Image for New homes expert Jacqueline finds another string to her bow

New homes sales advisor Jacqueline Hunt took up archery four years ago as a family hobby - now she is among the very best in the UK and targeting international honours.

A member of the Bovis Homes sales team at the Paragon location in Cambridge, Jacqueline was simply looking for something fun that her husband Alan, son Nathan and daughter Georgina could all enjoy together.

She chose barebow archery - a stripped-down, no-frills form of the sport - only because it looked a sociable pastime that would appeal to all ages, but she has turned out to be a real natur... more

Image for Stylish outdoor entertaining for summer

With the weather getting warmer and evenings growing longer, what better way to introduce your new home to your family and friends this summer than by hosting a get together.

Whether it be a BBQ, garden party, or a quiet evening with some friends, take the opportunity to show them around you brand new home, and put your garden to good use.

Our pointers below should help you with everything from the lighting, seating, and most importantly if you're hosting a BBQ ... more

Image for First show home ready for launch at new neighbourhood in Edwalton

Home hunters can find out more about a brand-new part of the Edwalton community as the first Bovis show home opens on the outskirts of Nottingham this weekend.

Situated in a prime location, Bovis Homes' Edwalton Fields has already attracted plenty of interest in the local housing market, with many homes already sold off-plan.

"The homes have been very popular with buyers and it's well worth coming along this weekend to find out more about them," says Regional Marketing Manager, Heather Suffield. "Visitors to our new show home can see the style and quality of our properties as well as finding out more about the all-inclusive fe... more

Image for Dream Littlehampton move for builder happy to work from home!

When Shaun Purdie was offered a job by a contractor working on Bovis Homes' Hampton Park location, he didn't think that he would become part of the team that built his own house!

But after looking around this new part of the Littlehampton community with wife Rachel, they realised that it would be the perfect place to call home.

The Cheshire couple had always wanted to relocate to West Sussex to be closer to family, and when Shaun's brother offered him a position with his building firm, who are working on Bovis Homes' Littlehampton and Worthing developments, the couple's dream could finally b... more

Image for Lost village comes back to life

Named after the long-deserted Northamptonshire village, Bovis Homes is creating a new Glassthorpe community with the launch of its new location.

Bovis Homes' new Glassthorpe Grange development is situated close to the site of the lost village, to the north east of Flore. It was mentioned in the Domesday Book as Glassthorpehill, and had a recorded population of six people, but by the early 18th Century it was documented as having been 'long depopulated'.

"We're bringing Glassthorpe back to life!" says Regional Marketing Manager, Heather Suffield. "We've already had lots of people ask us about the name and it's important to us that it has a strong local and histori... more

Image for Labouring job laid the foundations for Katie's successful career in home building

Katie Henesy has never looked back since following her dad into the home building industry by taking a job as a labourer on a construction site.

Uninspired by college life and turned off by the idea of working in an office every day, Katie seized the job opportunity with both hands to find out if a career on site could be the right path to take.

She had gained a little taste of what the industry had to offer when she spent Saturday mornings watching her dad Alex carrying out his duties as... more

Image for Show homes open at popular new Hurstpierpoint location

Visitors had their first glimpse of a new part of the Hurstpierpoint community at the weekend as Bovis Homes' Bramble Park location opened its two new show homes.

The much-anticipated West Sussex location has created a lot of interest in the local housing market and the sales centre welcomed a stream of visitors wanting to find out more about the new homes.

"We're very excited to be able to show visitors our stunning new Bramble Park show homes," says Regional Marketing Manager, Candice McCabe. "We've got a wide range of house types available and they've proved popular wit... more

Image for Cat family rescue at Shorelands leads to purr-fect ending and charity donation

Bovis Homes have given their backing to animal welfare charity Cats Protection after a remarkable rescue effort at the new Shorelands location in Bude.

A family of stray felines - a mum and her four newborn kittens - had made their home under the site cabin at the Cornish site.

While the moggies seemed 'purr-fectly' content in their new accommodation, it would have been dangerous for them to have stayed t... more

Image for Living and working together cements happy relationship for Nottingham's construction couple

Stuart Beesley and Belinda Speak are a happy and successful partnership - on and off the building site.

Not only do Stuart and Belinda share a home as an engaged couple, they work alongside one another as site manager and assistant site manager respectively at Bovis Homes' Edwalton Fields location on the outskirts of Nottingham.

While that kind of arrangement might not work for everyone, Stuart and Belinda are delighted to be spending time together at work, as well as at home in Lincoln, after love blossome... more

Image for Winning partnership delivers housing boost

Bovis Homes have teamed up with social housing provider Stonewater to deliver a wide selection of quality homes for rent and shared ownership at their new Campton Fields location in Shefford.

There will be nine two-bedroom and nine three-bedroom houses available with shared ownership through the partnership. For renting, it will offer 12 one-bedroom apartments, two two-bedroom bungalows and 17 larger family homes with two or three bedrooms.

Robin Hambrook, Partnership Housing Director for Bovis Homes, said: "We are very pleased to be working in partnership with Stonewater to deliver affordable homes in this ... more

Image for Don't miss your chance to win £1,000 in our easy-to-enter prize draw

Just wave if you'd like to put yourself in the frame to win a whopping £1,000 in holiday vouchers!

Sounds good? Well, don't miss your chance to pick up the grand amount in our hugely popular and easy-to-enter superb summer prize draw.

We're giving away £1,000 in holiday vouchers to one lucky national winner - plus £500 in holiday vouchers to each of the r... more

Image for Bovis Homes wins national award for Armed Forces support

Bovis Homes has been recognised with a national award in acknowledgement of its commitment and support for UK Armed Forces personnel.

The Silver Award from the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) is presented to organisations that promote service issues, communicate positively to their staff on the Forces, and support the employment of military people.

It follows a Bronze Award for Bovis Homes in 2016, and comes less than a year after they signed the Armed Forces Covenant at a special event in Exeter last September. At this event, the company also launched a unique discount scheme aimed at helping service personnel to ... more

Image for Home buyers' summer bonanza

Home seekers could get more than they bargained for this month as Bovis Homes is offering buyers the opportunity to claim up to £5,000 in extras when they reserve at locations across Cheshire, Shropshire and Staffordshire

With the offer available on selected plots that are ready to move into, buyers could be in their new Bovis Home in a matter of weeks, taking advantage of this super 'Summer Lovin'' scheme if they reserve before 25th August.

They can select from a range of features, up to the value of £5,000, which includes payment towards their legal fees, garden centre, holiday or high street vouchers, an entertainment package or a lan... more

Image for Show home hosts hospice for photo shoot

A local house builder was happy to help when a Plymouth hospice went searching for a suitable venue in which to take photographs to promote its work.

Bovis Homes welcomed the St Luke's Hospice nurses into its four and five-bedroom show homes at Sherford for a photo-shoot, and also donated £500 to the charity, which has its specialist unit and head office located in Turnchapel, Plymouth.

"Our hospice is just down the road from Sherford, and the new show homes were just what we needed for the setting of our new photographs," says Robert Maltby, Head of Communications and Marketing... more

Image for Home buyer flying high at new Cotswold location

A unique redevelopment in Gloucestershire has taken flight, with the first home on a former RAF base being reserved by a buyer who is no stranger to the military world.

RAF Little Rissington in the Cotswolds has been transformed into a selection of stunning two, three and four bedroom homes, known as 'The Officers' Collection'. The creation of this new location has involved the refurbishment of the old officers' mess, the medical centre and the RAF station headquarters, giving buyers a chance to own a piece of history.

A mix of apartments, houses and cottages, The Officers' Collection has attracted a lot of interest in the local housing marketing, and first to reserve a home in 'Building 41' was an ex-RAF Air Cadet, Sama... more