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

19 March 2024

Local football team scores donation from East Scotland

East Scotland region has announced Longniddry Villa FC 2013s as one of their Community Champions – banking the club a bumper donation.

Longniddry Villa

18 March 2024

Local house builder sponsors Wiltshire swimmer at world swimming competition

A local developer has backed a Trowbridge-based competitor who will represent Britain at the World Downs Syndrome Swimming Championships.

18 March 2024

Two Cumbrian wildlife charities celebrate funding win

Penrith District Beekeepers Association and Eden Rivers Trust have welcomed donations from our Lancashire region.

Eden Rivers Trust receiving Persimmon cheque

18 March 2024

Family move into accessible home

A West Suffolk family are preparing to move in to a new five-bedroom fully accessible house after waiting more than five years for a home suitable for them and their disabled son.

18 March 2024

South West helps to keep Ilminster clean

Ilminster Town Council’s efforts to keep their town clean received a boost after a grant from our South West region.

Ilmintser Town Council receive Persimmon donation

18 March 2024

Midlands team helps to promote the work of aspiring astronomer

We have helped an 11-year-old Northampton-based aspiring astronomer to raise awareness of his work in local schools.

18 March 2024

Persimmon hosts Wales’ First Minister in collaboration with local primary school

This week, East Wales region, welcomed Wales’ First Minister and other key stakeholders in a collaborative effort with Creigiau Primary School to enhance community spaces at its site in Cardiff.

Wales’ First Minister at Creigiau Primary School

15 March 2024

Persimmon makes sure the show will go on at Peterborough primary school

Primary school pupils are already eagerly anticipating their annual Christmas production, knowing this year will be a showstopper thanks to a donation from our team in East Midlands.

14 March 2024

Council Leader marks Scottish Apprenticeship Week on site in Stonehouse

The Leader of South Lanarkshire Council visited local apprentices on Persimmon West Scotland’s Avon Water Walk development.

14 March 2024

Cabinet Secretary college visit marks our 50,000th brick donation in Scotland

Education Secretary Jenny Gilruth MSP meets with oru apprentices at Ayrshire College during Scottish Apprenticeship Week.

14 March 2024

Essex office is buzzing with excitement over new arrivals

Thousands of new bees are settling into their new homes at the Essex office after it was identified as a key spot for honey bee hives.

13 March 2024

Work set to start on memorial to Gunton Primary pupil

Pupils at Gunton Primary Academy are waiting excitedly for work to start on a new boat-themed play area, after a donation from our Anglia team topped off a mammoth fundraising drive.

11 March 2024

Funding boost for junior Exeter football team

An Exeter-based junior football team have secured a £1,000 donation from South West region.

Stoke Hill U9s receiving Persimmon cheque

11 March 2024

Green light for new homes in County Durham

Durham County Council has approved plans for 256 new homes off High West Road, Crook.

11 March 2024

North East shining a spotlight on women in construction for International Women’s Day

Sales Director Debbie Zaben and the team at our North East office have got together in their boardroom this afternoon to champion women working in housebuilding.

North East celebrating International Women's Day

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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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