Dame Katherine Grainger DBE, chair of UK Sport and Great Britain’s most decorated female Olympian

Six charities win share of £1 million Youth Charity giveaway

Six regional charities have been awarded a share of a £1 million fund supporting under-18s as a part of the hugely successful Persimmon Homes Building Futures campaign.

Exim Dance Company represented the education & arts category for Persimmon Homes South West, Barnstaple Youth Ability Football Club sport, and Children and Families in Grief health, and were among the 96...

Builders merchant continues Devon Air Ambulance support

After raising £3,000 for Devon Air Ambulance (DAA) over the past 12 months, RGB Building Supplies is delighted to continue its support for the charity for a further year.

The money was raised through charity breakfast mornings held in RGB’s branches, the builders merchant’s annual golf day, and staff members taking on individual challenges. This included Richard Betts who, although...

Builder acts to support youth drama group

A drama group for young people with disabilities in Devon and Cornwall has been granted £1,000 from a regional builder’s fund supporting under 18s.

Drama Express has been gifted the funds from Persimmon Homes Cornwall’s Building Futures initiative.

The group enables young people with complex disabilities the unique opportunity to access the performing arts through workshops and...

Happy holidays on the menu with donation

Children in Plymouth can look forward to “Happy Holiday” fun and a healthy meal this Easter break thanks to funding for a community interest group.

ProActive is raising funds to provide an affordable holiday programme to be based at the Mayflower Academy in North Prospect and the project has just been selected to receive £600 from Persimmon Homes Cornwall’s Community Champions scheme...

Schoolboy speedway star roars away with funding

A schoolboy speedway star from Devon has roared away with a share of funding from a leading housebuilder.

Persimmon Homes Cornwall has donated £1,000 from its Community Champions fund to support 13-year-old Ben Trigger as he competes in speedway events in Britain and abroad.

Ben, from Plympton, is the top rider in his category in the south west and one of the top in Britain,...

Community donations will now help groups working with the over-70s

A housebuilder which has given monthly donations to community groups for the past five years has announced that the scheme is to solely help the over-70s for the foreseeable future.

Persimmon Homes Cornwall launched Community Champions with a view to helping community groups, charities and good causes across Devon and Cornwall with two donations of up to £1,000 made locally every month...