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

Authored by Mary

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...

Barratt cements commitment to local rugby club

Authored by Mary

Financial support from Barratt Homes is helping lay firm foundations of vital grass roots rugby within the local community.

Ivybridge Rugby Football Club are benefitting from renewed sponsorship from Barratt, thanks to the housebuilder’s continuing commitment to forge strong links within the area.

“We are thrilled to be able to maintain our partnership with this important local...

Housebuilder brings £24m investment to local area

Authored by Property News

Five star housebuilder Barratt Developments, which has a number of new developments in Plymouth, has built 520 homes in the south west during the past year and brought around £24 million to communities where it is constructing new developments.

The figures form part of the company’s socio-economic footprint, and reveal just how the local economy has benefitted from the new housing....

Don’t leaf it to the last minute – prepare your garden for winter

Authored by Mary

New homeowners in Plymouth are being encouraged to give wildlife a helping hand through the harsh winter months by preparing their gardens for the cold weather.

Barratt Homes has teamed up with the RSPB to give its customers five top tips this season on how they can give nature a home ahead of the cold weather kicking in.

The tips and tricks on what to do as the seasons change...

Plymouth house builder turns pink for charity

Authored by News Desk

David Thomas, the chief executive of five star housebuilder Barratt Homes, was on hand this week to lend his support to the company’s fundraising efforts for Wear it Pink Day.

The fundraiser, on Friday October 20, was part of Breast Cancer Now’s fundraising during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

He’s encouraging staff across the region to wear something pink on the day and...

Children warned of building site dangers this summer

Authored by Sarah Parker

AS the school summer holidays begin one Plymouth housebuilder is warning youngsters across the city to stay away from its building sites.

New home developments under construction may look like fun and exciting places to play, but Barratt Homes is warning children they also pose serious dangers.

“Building sites are full of potential dangers and, as the school summer holidays are...

Devon homeowners live in six homes during their lifetime

Authored by News Desk

Homeowners in Devon are likely to live in six homes during their life according to a new survey from a leading housebuilder

The Barratt Homes study into house moves reveals that the vast majority of the county’s residents were found to be real home-birds - with 31.5 percent expecting to move home just four to five times in a lifetime.

Looking at the age of respondents, the...

Top tips for spring gardens with Barratt Homes in Plymouth

Authored by News Desk

Barratt Homes, in partnership with the RSPB is encouraging residents of new homes in Plymouth to put a spring in the step of local wildlife this season.

The five star homebuilder has teamed up with the RSPB to give its customers five top tips to give wildlife a home in their garden this spring and do their bit for British wildlife.

The spring tips are all designed for this time...

New home in Plymouth proves perfect for first time investor

Authored by News Desk

First time property investor Annie Dawes is enjoying watching her investment thrive after buying a Barratt apartment at PL2 in Plymouth.

Annie, who lives in France, was keen to retain a base in the UK and decided that a buy to let property would be the best investment for her funds.

Plymouth was Annie’s first choice of location and she was delighted to be able to buy in her...

Plenty to smile about in the new-build market for Plymouth's self employed homebuyers

Authored by News Desk

The UK has more self employed workers than ever - and the number wishing to buy new-build homes is also on the increase, according to leading housebuilder Barratt Homes.

Latest figures from the ONS reveal there are now more than 4.8 million self-employed people in the UK and financial experts from The New Homes Group say that it is fact easier to secure a mortgage than many self-...

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