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Persimmon building futures with Team GB

Persimmon building futures with Team GB

Groups working with under 18’s in Leicestershire could be in with a chance of winning a share of £1,000,000 thanks to a major scheme launched today by a leading housebuilder. Persimmon Homes is launching its national Building Futures programme in partnership with Team GB, the British Olympic Association. The scheme, being run regionally by Persimmon Homes North Midlands, aims to support community groups across three categories: sports, education and arts, and health. Persimmon Homes is …

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Charity Construction

Derby youth football team scores with cash donation from housebuilder

Derby youth football team scores with cash donation from housebuilder

A Derby football club has been given a boost in funds to buy new kit and equipment. Field Lane Football Club has received £700 from Persimmon Homes North Midlands to purchase new training equipment and winter training coats for its under 10’s football team. The team has been selected as one of Persimmon Homes North Midlands’ Community Champions, receiving the funding as the latest winner of the community campaign. The project sees a pot of …

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Construction Education & Training

FIRST BRICK LAID AS WORK COMMENCES ON NEW PRIMARY SCHOOL FOR CHELLASTON

FIRST BRICK LAID AS WORK COMMENCES ON NEW PRIMARY SCHOOL  FOR CHELLASTON

The first brick has been laid to mark the commencement of building works on the new Chellaston Fields Spencer Academy. The ceremony was attended by developers Persimmon Homes, project managers and cost consultants Armsons and members of the Spencer Academies Trust, including new Principal Joanna McGregor. The new school, which will be located on Riber Drive, off Swarkestone Road, will comprise of a new single storey building and a new sports pitch. When it opens …

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Property

Martin Calls Time On 38 Year Stint With Builder

Martin Calls Time On 38 Year Stint With Builder

When forklift driver Martin Stiff started with leading housebuilder Persimmon Homes, Margaret Thatcher had just started her premiership and a pint of beer was 35p. This week Martin, of Dogsthorpe, Peterborough, hung up his hard hat for the final time as he headed off into retirement. Martin, 65, started out as a labourer with builder Ideal Homes in August 1979, a company which was later acquired by Persimmon. He has seen countless people come and …

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Property

New-builds in Peterborough selling fast

New-builds in Peterborough selling fast

The Peterborough property market continues to flourish, as the region’s leading builder revealed strong sales at its new development off London Road. Persimmon Homes East Midlands has been very active in Peterborough in the last 12 months with hundreds of new homes rising from the ground right across the city. The builder’s latest scheme, Hampton Gardens on Brickburn Close, was launched towards the end of January – and already there have been more than 50 …

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