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Here you will find all the latest news from new development launches to our charity donations.

16 April 2024

Sen school in Teesside recieves funding boost

The Beverley School, a special educational needs school in Middlesbrough is celebrating after successfully winning funding from our Community Champions initiative.

15 April 2024

Local house builders provide helping hand for Saundersfoot cricketers

Saundersfoot Cricket Club is the latest recipient of Persimmon Homes West Wales’ Community Champions scheme.

15 April 2024

Veterans association in Lancashire wins new funding

An armed forces veteran’s association in Morecambe is celebrating after successfully applying for funding via our Community Champions iniative.

11 April 2024

Prestigious award given to West Scotland apprentice painter

One of our first apprentice painters and decorators in Scotland, Frankie O’Dea, was announced as a recipient of the John Mather Award at Ayrshire College last month.

11 April 2024

Raith Rovers Community Foundation scores bumper donation

North Scotland region donates £5,000 to support ‘Reminiscing Raith’ project.

09 April 2024

House builder backs Bridgwater businesses

The developer behind the Westminster Walk site in Kings Down has given its support to local businesses in Bridgwater with a £3,000 donation.

08 April 2024

New homes incoming as major Plymouth development reaches next stage

The region behind the Saltram Meadow site in Plymstock has secured planning permission for the next two stages of the development, meaning construction will begin soon on 223 new high-quality homes.

Saltram Meadow site plan

08 April 2024

South East help make changes through sport

Persimmon South East is backing a new partnership in the south east designed to help young people build confidence, essential life skills and gain experience for future careers.

Sports 4 Change receiving PH cheque

02 April 2024

South West donation for poppy memorial

A project to construct and house in Somerset a memorial to Britain’s sacrifice during the First World War has received a boost from our South West region.

West Monkton Parish Council receiving Persimmon cheque

02 April 2024

Donation funds new iPads for a Lancashire School

A primary school in Clitheroe is celebrating after bagging a £5,000 donation from our Lancashire business.

St Michael and St Johns Primary School receiving Persimmon cheque

02 April 2024

Uniting the community in Rendlesham, Suffolk

A community centre in Rendlesham has been given a £3,000 donation to kick start a series of upgrades to modernise the hall.

Rendlesham community centre receive Persimmon cheque

29 March 2024

Helping Hands gardening group is blooming after cash donation

Gardening volunteers will be better equipped this spring thanks to a donation from the team in East Midlands.

28 March 2024

Midlands team helps to bring Easter cheer to Northamptonshire Children’s Trust

A Northamptonshire children’s charity has received a boost in time for Easter, thanks to an Easter egg donation from our Midlands team.

Northamptonshire Children’s Trust receive donation from Persimmon

26 March 2024

Central team gives £1,000 cash boost to opera company

An opera and choral arts charity based in central Birmingham has secured a £1,000 donation from our Central team.

25 March 2024

Junior athletics club clear funding hurdle

Pontyclun Athletics Club is the latest recipient of our Community Champions scheme.

Pontyclun Athletics Club receiving Persimmon cheque

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Supporting your communities

At Persimmon we're proud to support our local communities. Our Community Champions programme was established in 2015 and has already donated more than £3 million to over 3,500 good causes across Great Britain. We also have a programme of community events taking place as part of our partnership with Team GB for the 2024 Paris Olympics, along with other great initiatives. 

 

Community Champions logo

Our hugely successful Community Champions programme has already donated more than £1 million to good causes in England, Wales and Scotland. Whilst the programme is running, each of our regional offices makes a donation of up to £6,000 every quarter to local organisations.

Persimmon Homes official partner with Team GB

We're proud to be one of Team GB's official partners for Paris 2024. In the lead up to the Olympics we'll be posting lots of exciting content in partnership with Team GB, from athlete appearances to competitions and challenges.

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