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

27 February 2024

National Apprenticeship Week: housebuilder donates 10,000 bricks to Leeds College of Building

Housebuilder Persimmon has donated 10,000 bricks to Leeds College of Building as part of their activities taking place across the country for National Apprenticeship Week.

27 February 2024

Top marks for Merthyr school after successful fundraising

East Wales region forthcoming development in Merthyr Tydfil has donated £2,000 to a local school.

27 February 2024

North Midlands team gives £5,000 cash boost to Hinckley Homeless Group

A Hinckley-based homelessness charity has secured a £5,000 donation to continue its work throughout 2024, thanks to our North Midlands team.

Hinckley Homeless Group

27 February 2024

South Midlands begins work on 79-home development in Bewdley

Work has started on a new development in Bewdley that will deliver 79 new homes in the Worcestershire town.

Bewdley development

27 February 2024

Mayor visits new homes taking shape in Teesside

Middlesbrough Mayor Chris Cooke has visited a local housing development to discuss the housing needs of Teesside.

Saffron Gardens development entrance

26 February 2024

Central team raises £12,300 for Birmingham Children’s Hospital

A children’s hospital in Birmingham has received a cash boost of over £12,300 over the course of six years of fundraising, thanks to charity events held by the team at Central.

26 February 2024

Essex based mental health charity receives funding boost

Essex charity Heads2Minds will be supporting even more children facing with mental health challenges after a funding boost from Persimmon Homes Essex.

Heads2Minds receiving Persimmon cheque

26 February 2024

New homes for south Somerset to help housing need

Plans to bring up to 60 new high-quality homes to South Somerset in a move that will help alleviate local housing need have been submitted to the Council.

23 February 2024

Housebuilders donate to Somerset community hall redevelopment

A five-star rated housebuilder has donated funds for the next phase of the extension of Caryford Community Hall.

22 February 2024

Midlands team gives £1,000 cash boost to Northamptonshire cheerleading academy

A cheerleading group in Northamptonshire has received a cash boost from our Midlands team to help fund the costs of competing throughout the year.

20 February 2024

South Midlands team hosts successful collection for Friends of Isaac’s Foodbank

A Redditch-based foodbank has received a boost, thanks to a collection drive held by the team at South Midlands.

Friends of Isaac’s Foodbank

20 February 2024

Funding goal scored by Chepstow Junior Football Club

Chepstow Junior Football Club’s under 8s are the lates recipients of Persimmon Homes’ Community Champions scheme.

Chepstow Junior Football Club receive Persimmon cheque

20 February 2024

New homes coming to seaside Devon town

Scores of families will be able to access high-quality, affordable homes after Torridge District Council gave the thumbs-up for 200 new properties in Bideford.

Bideford masterplan

20 February 2024

East Wales donates to Vale of Glamorgan library

Rhoose Community Library is the latest recipient of a Persimmon Homes Community Champions donation.

Rhoose Community Library receive Persimmon cheque

20 February 2024

West Midlands team helps to install bench at Norton Canes memorial garden

Our West Midlands team has furthered its commitment to community engagement through the installation of a bench at a memorial garden in Norton Canes.

Bench at a memorial garden in Norton Canes.

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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. 

 

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.

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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