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Pothole repairs helps school with smooth plans for reopening

Authored by Sarah

Bosses at Persimmon Homes Cornwall have helped ensure a smooth return to school for parents and pupils at a Plymouth primary school.

St Matthew’s C of E Primary and Nursery Academy has an agreement allowing parents to use land owned by the regional housebuilder as a car park. Severe weather earlier this year had caused the surface to degrade and potholes began to appear.

But...

Persimmon launches COVID-19 volunteer scheme

Authored by Mary

Leading housebuilder Persimmon Homes has today announced a “volunteer army” to help the NHS and local communities during the Covid-19 crisis.

The business has encouraged hundreds of staff to register for the Persimmon Voluntary Programme to help the country through the difficult weeks ahead.

In order to protect the health of its employees, Persimmon has taken the decision to...

Rescue team carries off builder's grant aid

Authored by Sarah

Members of a volunteer search and rescue team have been handed £1,000 to help fund vital kit for their state of the art stretcher.

The Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Plymouth has been handed the cash through Persimmon Homes Cornwall’s Community Champions scheme.

Volunteer Simon Applebee explained: “We seek to provide the best service and are continually training with the...

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