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Devon animal charities receive boost from Barratt Homes

Local housebuilder, Barratt Homes Exeter, has donated £1,000 each to two Devon-based animals’ charities, North Devon Animal Ambulance and Animal in Distress, as part of its Community Fund initiative.

Rowana Rowan, Communications Co-ordinator and Fundraiser for Animals in Distress, said: “The Animals in Distress Rescue Centre in Ipplepen is absolutely delighted to have received this...

Local housebuilder on recruitment drive following growth

Barratt and David Wilson Homes Exeter is celebrating a surge of interest in jobs at the firm following a period of strong growth and expansion for the UK’s leading housebuilder which is building new communities throughout Cornwall, Devon and Somerset.

The 5-star housebuilder recently held a successful and well-attended recruitment event at The Devon Hotel in Exeter, with roles...

SW leading housebuilder donates £50,000 to charities across the region  

The South West’s largest housebuilder has donated £50,000 to charities across the region, including the Okehampton-based Gilead Foundations charity, to mark the start of 2022.

Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes, which are building hundreds of much-needed new homes across the South West, are giving £10,000 each to five charities that are important to their staff and support their...

Armed Forces charity honours Devon housebuilder for its support

A charity which supports Armed Forces veterans and wider disadvantaged communities has honoured a leading local housebuilder for its long-term support.

Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI), which provides support to injured veterans including employment opportunities through its social enterprise factory, has presented Barratt Homes’ Exeter Division with a coveted Tommy award....

Lord Mayor and Council leader visit new homes aimed at tackling Devon’s housing crisis

The CEO of the UK’s largest housebuilder welcomed Exeter leaders to one of its newest developments to demonstrate how they are helping to reduce the acute shortage of homes across Devon.

The Lord Mayor of Exeter, Councillor Trish Oliver, and Exeter City Council leader Philip Bialyk were given a tour of Victoria Heights , Alphington, by Barratt Developments chief executive David Thomas...

Devon construction apprentice urges others to grab the opportunity of an apprenticeship

Embarking on working life and a career during a global pandemic has been a huge challenge for thousands of young people in Devon, so to mark National Apprenticeship Week (8-14 February 2021), a local apprentice with the nation's leading housebuilder is urging others to follow on his footsteps.

Dan Newberry, 24 from Plymouth, had been working through an agency as a labourer when he...

Devon construction site manager shortlisted for national quality award

The site manager at a popular Devon housing development has won a prestigious industry award for quality in the South West regional finals, known as "the Oscars of the housebuilding industry". Darren Hall, who is overseeing construction of 110 two to five bedroom homes at Embden Grange , Tavistock, has been presented with the Seal of Excellence Award from National House Building Council (NHBC...

Barratt Homes deliver leading wildlife conservation and ecology measures at Berry Acres

A brand new housing development in South Devon will include a newly renovated home for owls and bats and follows extensive measures to protect a pair of rare cirl buntings at the site.

Construction has begun at Berry Acres , just outside Paignton, where Barratt Homes is building 187 much needed new homes. Steps taken by the five-star builder to protect local wildlife will result in...

Housebuilder extends NHS and armed forces thank you across Devon

A leading housebuilder in Devon has this week extended its heartfelt thank you to NHS employees who have worked tirelessly to care for people during the Covid-19 pandemic this year.

Barratt Developments, parent company of Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes , launched a new NHS Deposit Contribution Scheme in May offering up to 5% to help NHS staff buy a new home. A similar offer is...

Devon foodbanks receive share of £9,000 donation from leading housebuilder

Northern Devon Foodbank and CHAT (Churches Housing Action Team) Foodbank in Tiverton have been given £1,000 each by a leading housebuilder to help carry out their work as communities continue to feel the impact of the coronavirus crisis.

Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes, who are developing Braid Park in Tiverton and Tarka Ridge and Raleigh Holt outside Barnstaple, have stepped in...

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