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Morley sports club gets donation to improve training facilities

09 June 2022

Morley Cricket and Sports Club is set to get a £1,000 donation from Persimmon Homes West Yorkshire to help upgrade its facilities.

The sports club, which has had an increase in membership and community group enquiries, was grateful to receive the funds from the Community Champions scheme.

Jeremy Hudson from the club said: “This is wonderful news for the community and the club.

“We have experienced an influx of children wanting to participate in the sports we offer and an increase in local sports organisations wanting to use our facilities and we feel it’s important to provide the community with the best club we can offer.

“Persimmon’s donation will enable us to update our outdoor cricket nets and improve our bowling green multi-sport area making them weatherproof and fit-for-purpose.”

Under Persimmon Homes’ Community Champions scheme, the West Yorkshire regional business provides support of up to £1,000 to two local charities or good causes, every month.

Christopher Hull, managing director for Persimmon Homes West Yorkshire, said: “Our scheme is all about supporting the community, so we are very pleased to give our donation to Morley Cricket and Sports club.”

Persimmon Homes is currently building stunning new homes at developments across West Yorkshire and recently begun works at a site in Morley, named Laneside Farm.

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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.

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