News

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

31 May 2024

Planning approval for 168 new homes in Warminster

Officers at Wiltshire Council have given the green light to 168 new homes in Warminster.

29 May 2024

Midlands team announces partnership with Grand Union

A range of high-quality affordable homes will help local people in housing need, thanks to a project involving our Midlands team and Grand Union.

29 May 2024

Primary School Pupils Celebrate Funding Win

A group of schoolchildren in North Shields have earned their school £2,000 to help fund a new sensory garden.

Collingwood Primary School - North East

28 May 2024

Planning secured for 192 new homes at major Wantage site

The Vale of White Horse District Council has granted planning permission for 192 new homes in Grove, Wantage in a boost for local aspiring homeowners.

Persimmon @ Wellington Gate site plan

28 May 2024

Local Judo Club Clinches Funding Success

Newbiggin based Butokokan Judo Club is celebrating after securing £2,000 worth of funding from our North East region.

Newbiggin based Butokokan Judo Club

23 May 2024

Aerial photos show the first foundations being dug at Stone Cross

Aerial photos show the first foundations being dug at South East region new development at Stone Cross, East Sussex.

Stone Cross

23 May 2024

North Midlands team raises vital funds for Leicestershire children’s charity

A children’s heart charity based in Leicester has received a cash boost of over £3,750 over the course of a year’s fundraising, thanks to charity events held by the team at North Midlands.

Heart Link

23 May 2024

West Midlands team gives £1,000 boost to Oswestry mental health arts group

An organisation in Shropshire which provides a unique mental health space for creative people has secured funding from our West Midlands region. Designs in Mind CIC, based in Oswestry, has received the donation from our West Midlands team as part of our Community Champions initiative.

Design in Mind

23 May 2024

Central team gives £1,000 cash boost to Kenilworth-based primary school

A PTA associated with a Kenilworth-based primary school has received a £1,000 donation from our central team.

Thorns Infant Community School

21 May 2024

York Mental Health Charity Celebrates Funding Boost

A men’s social wellbeing group in York is celebrating after winning a £5,000 donation from Yorkshire region.

Menfulness charity

20 May 2024

Residents welcome opening of new pedestrian link on Cramlington development

North East region have installed a new footpath linking the new housing development and Cramlington town centre.

16 May 2024

West Midlands team announces sponsorship of Penkridge Cricket Club

Our West Midlands team has announced their sponsorship of the women’s team of a Penkridge-based cricket club.

16 May 2024

South Midlands team ‘Wear it Green’ for Mental Health Awareness Week

Our South Midlands team has raised £375 for the Mental Health Foundation by encouraging all staff to wear green for Mental Health Awareness week.

16 May 2024

South West region helps out local parish council

Our South West region behind the Cranbrook expansion scheme has donated £1,000 to a local parish council.

Broadclyst Parish Council receiving PH cheque

15 May 2024

South Midlands team helps Stratford-based school refurbish their outdoor spaces in time for summer

A Stratford-upon-Avon based primary school has secured a £3,000 donation from our South Midlands team, helping them to refresh their outdoor spaces.

Holy Trinity Primary School

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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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