Northwich teenager, Tom Rowley, has received a cash boost from homebuilder Taylor Wimpey towards his fundraising efforts in aid of restoring Barnton Skatepark.
The leading homebuilder has contributed £500 to Tom’s campaign towards the much-needed refurbishment of the skatepark – taking Tom well over his initial target of £2,900.
Winnington Village Sales Exec, Lisa & fundraiser Tom
Tom, who is 16-years-old and is a regular at Barnton Skatepark, comments: “Thanks to the support of businesses like Taylor Wimpey, we are getting closer to a new and improved skatepark every day. It’s quite exciting - and it’s been overwhelming how much people have helped.”
Barnton Skatepark opened 11 years ago and is free to the public. The skatepark is based just a short distance from Taylor Wimpey’s Winnington Village development, on Winnington Avenue.
Chloe Dunn, sales and marketing director at Taylor Wimpey Manchester, adds: “We were really impressed when we heard about Tom’s endeavours and were keen to help him. He is a real credit to the local community so it was great to support with this donation.”
Tom concludes: “I’ve had so much support from schools, the community and businesses like Taylor Wimpey so I am incredibly grateful.”
January 2016- Winnington cricketers bowled over by homebuilder’s support
Taylor Wimpey is thrilled to announce that it will be sponsoring Winnington Park Cricket Club for the 2016 season, in celebration of its 125th anniversary.
The club, which is based at Winnington Park Recreation Club, in Northwich, has completely new kits for its under nines team, thanks to a £500 donation from the homebuilder.
Dave Barnes, Chairman of Winnington Park Cricket Club, comments: “This is a big year for us and as well as the cricket, there will be a number of events to celebrate our 125 years. We’re therefore thrilled to have such smart new kits for our under nines team.”
Chloe Dunn, sales and marketing director at Taylor Wimpey Manchester, comments: “Our Winnington Village development is based close to the cricket club, so when we heard of the opportunity to support, we jumped at the chance to help out.”
Taylor Wimpey’s Winnington Village development currently features a range of three and four-bedroom properties, from just £198,995.
Winnington Park Cricket Club Team with Sales Exec
Dave concludes: “There’s a strong community in Northwich, so it’s great to have the support of local businesses as well as residents.
“Donations like this help us to continue as a club, so we are very grateful to Taylor Wimpey for this help, and hope to work with the company again in the not-too-distant future.”
December 2015 - Christmas lands at Winnington Village
Taylor Wimpey Manchester, is preparing for the festive season at its popular Winnington Village development, in Northwich, and is inviting buyers in the region to a Christmas event on the 5th December.
Sales Exec & Winnington Park Children
In-line with the event, the developer has had a helping hand from the pupils of Winnington Park Primary School’s Before and After School Club, who have decked out the development by crafting their own individual baubles which have been hung on the developer’s 10ft Christmas tree. On the day, mulled wine and mince pies will be served for attendees to enjoy, while live music will be provided by Hartford High School’s orchestra.
Jane Dale, head teacher at Winnington Park Primary School, comments: “The children are bursting with excitement as we get closer to Christmas, and participating in this festive activity has had them bubbling over with festive cheer. They are very proud to have their specially decorated baubles displayed at the development.”
Since launching Winnington Village, Taylor Wimpey has partnered with Winnington Park Primary School on a number of initiatives including, Walk to School Month, Harvest and educational visits to the development.
Chloe Dunn, sales and marketing director at Taylor Wimpey Manchester, says: “For a number of our residents at Winnington Village this is the first Christmas in their new home, and we wanted to help them celebrate by spreading the festive feel. We also felt it was the perfect opportunity to showcase this wonderful close-knit community to prospective buyers in the area, which is why we asked Winnington Park Primary to get involved with the festivities and transform our development into a Christmas haven.”
Chloe concludes: “We’re expecting this event to be incredibly popular with both existing and prospective customers, so if you’re living at Winnington Village or are considering moving to the area, come along to find out more. We would also like to say a big thanks to the pupils of Winnington Park Primary who really have brought Christmas to life at the development.”
The event will take place at the development on Winnington Avenue, on the 5th December between 11:30am and 1:15pm.
November 2015 - Housebuilder sends Santa overseas
Taylor Wimpey Manchester is thrilled to announce that it will be supporting Teams4U’s Christmas Shoe Box Appeal for 2015, by encouraging families in Cheshire to donate necessities to families in Eastern Europe this festive season.
The homebuilder’s Northwich-based Winnington Village development, will act as shoe box drop-off points between the 16th and 30th November this year - to enable families in the region to give something back to those less fortunate in time for Christmas.
Ziz York, project co-ordinator at Teams4U, comments: “It’s amazing to have the support from a company as renowned as Taylor Wimpey, so we cannot thank the team enough.
“We’re asking people to donate necessities such as toothbrushes, soap, hats and scarves, as well as a few nice-to-haves that many of us take for granted such as sweets, games, and toys. In addition to the children’s boxes, we have our ‘Mama Boxes’ – for these we’re asking for home essentials such as small saucepans, plastic utensils, cups and bowls.”
This year is the Christmas Shoe Box Appeal’s 25th anniversary, so Teams4U is set to provide 25,000 boxes to vulnerable families across Eastern Europe. The charity is also asking people to make a small donation of £2 per box they submit, which will cover the cost of transportation.
Chloe Dunn, sales and marketing director at Taylor Wimpey Manchester, explains: “The Christmas Shoe Box Appeal is an incredible initiative and one we’re only too happy to be supporting. Our Cheshire-based developments will be open for drop-offs for the last two weeks of November, and we’re anticipating lots of locals to offer their support for this amazing and worthwhile cause.”
Taylor Wimpey’s Winnington Village is based on Winnington Avenue in Northwich, the development is open Thursday to Monday, between 11am and 5pm.
Ziz concludes: “We would like to thank the team at Taylor Wimpey for this support, it truly is much appreciated. We’re confident that with this help, we will achieve our ambitious target to supply 25,000 boxes this year.”
For further information about Taylor Wimpey’s developments in the region, please visit www.taylorwimpey.co.uk. To find out more about the Christmas Shoe Box Appeal, log onto www.teams4u.com.
October 2015 - Homebuilder offers a helping hand for school Harvest
Taylor Wimpey Manchester, is thrilled to announce that it has partnered with Winnington Park Primary School, in Northwich, for its 2015 Harvest celebrations.
The school, which is based just a short distance from Taylor Wimpey’s Winnington Village development, received a donation of £200 from the homebuilder to purchase food packages for Mid Cheshire Food Bank.
Sales Exec Lisa with Children from Winnington Park Primary
Jane Dale, head teacher at Winnington Park Primary School, comments: “Harvest is the perfect time of year to give something back and help those less fortunate. We’re delighted to have the support of Taylor Wimpey on this exciting initiative and for the team’s generosity once again.”
Since launching Winnington Village, Taylor Wimpey has partnered with the school on a number of initiatives including, Walk to School Month, World Book Day, and educational visits to the development.
Chloe Dunn, associate sales and marketing director at Taylor Wimpey Manchester, explains: “We’re thrilled to have partnered with Winnington Park Primary School on another exciting activity. Harvest is one of my favourite times of year, as it’s great to see the whole community pull together to offer a helping hand to those more in need.”
July 2015 - Taylor Wimpey Manchester celebrates World Nature Conservation Day
Taylor Wimpey Manchester, has partnered with Little Weavers Day Nursery for a tree planting initiative at its Winnington Village development
The initiative took place in-line with World Nature Conservation Day which is due to take place on 28th July 2015, and is a worldwide event in aid of raising awareness of wildlife preservation and protecting the natural environment.
World Conservation Day
Natasha Kirkwood, manager at Little Weavers Day Nursery, comments: “We’re thrilled to be working with Taylor Wimpey on this exciting initiative – and for such a good cause. We know how important it is to teach our children the importance of protecting the environment from a young age, making the tree planting activity perfect.”
Little Weavers Day Nursery was established in 2012 and serves Northwich and its surrounding areas. The nursery is Ofsted-rated good, and offers both part and full-time care for children up to the age of five.
Chloe Dunn, associate sales and marketing director at Taylor Wimpey Manchester, comments: “Protecting the environment is at the forefront of our ethos and this is something we were keen to educate the children of Northwich about. The tree planting exercise with Little Weavers was a lot of fun, and we’re glad that the group enjoyed the experience.”
Little Weavers Day Nursery is based just a short distance from Taylor Wimpey’s Winnington Village.
Natasha concludes: “It’s been great working with Taylor Wimpey on such a worthwhile cause, and we hope to partner with the company again in the not too distant future.”
April 2015 - Arty student awarded by Taylor Wimpey
Art and photography students from Sir John Deane’s Sixth Form College in Northwich have been taking inspiration from the local scenery, in-line with an art competition run by leading homebuilder, Taylor Wimpey.
Winner Oliver Buckley, Andy Marshall & Sales Executive Lisa
The winning entry was created by 17-year-old Oliver Buckley and depicts the hidden and often unseen area to the rear of Tata Chemicals Europe in Winnington. Oliver has taken away a prize fund of £150 and will also have his work displayed at Taylor Wimpey’s Winnington Village development.
Andy Marshall, Head of Art and Design at Sir John Deane’s Sixth Form College, comments: “We have some incredibly talented students, so we are thrilled that Taylor Wimpey has given them a platform to showcase their work. The winning submission is outstanding and I know Oliver is incredibly pleased and excited to have his work displayed at such a high-profile venue.”
Oliver Buckley's winning artwork
Sir John Deane’s is very much at the heart of the Northwich community and is based on Monarch Drive, just a short distance from the homebuilder’s Winnington Village development.
Chloe Dunn, associate sales and marketing director at Taylor Wimpey Manchester, explains: “The college is a fantastic organisation so we’re delighted to have partnered with the art department on this exciting competition. We had lots of amazing entries but Oliver’s was a clear winner, and we’re excited to have such great work displayed in our sales office, for all of our customers to enjoy.”
Andy concludes: “I would like to thank Taylor Wimpey for choosing Sir John Deane’s to partner with on the competition. It was thoroughly enjoyed by all who took part and we hope this marks the start of a great relationship with the company.”
April 2015 - Rowing Club gets helping hand from homebuilder
Northwich Rowing Club has invested in a brand-new specialist exercise bike, thanks to a cash boost of £1,050 from leading property developer Taylor Wimpey. The club is based just a short distance from the homebuilder’s Winnington Village development in Northwich. The bike will enable the club’s athletes, including members of the Great British rowing team, to add variety to their land training and stay engaged if they are injured.
Rachel Hooper, captain at Northwich Rowing Club, comments: “The watt bike is a great piece of training and rehab
Sales Executive Lisa & Northwich Rowing Captain Rachel
equipment and will be a huge help to many of our team members – but particularly our junior members, who often find the social aspect of training just as important as the physical. The vast majority of rowing clubs have watt bikes and thanks to Taylor Wimpey’s generous donation, we can now purchase one of our own. We believe this will make a huge difference to all of our athletes.”
Northwich Rowing Club was founded in 1875 and has its own boat house and club room, situated on the banks of the River Weaver, close to Northwich town centre. The club has over 200 members including, junior squads for under 18s, as well as all women’s and all men’s squads.
Chloe Dunn, associate sales director at Taylor Wimpey Manchester, explains: “Here at Taylor Wimpey we understand the importance of keeping fit and participating in sports from a young age, and rowing is a fantastic yet enjoyable way to do this. Our sales executive at Winnington Village, Lisa’s son is actually part of the club - so when we found out they were in need of some new equipment, we jumped at the chance to help out.”
Rachel concludes: “I would like to thank Taylor Wimpey for all of their help! Without the funds we just wouldn’t have been able to afford the bike.”
April 2015 - Winning deal for women’s road race
Taylor Wimpey Manchester has given the Cheshire Classic Women’s Road Race a £500 cash boost, for the second consecutive year. The donation will enable the organisers to up the prize fund by an additional 25 per cent, and to have potentially life-saving paramedics on-site on the day; as well as motorbike marshals to help with safety.
Andy Wood, of the Weaver Valley Cycling Club – who organise the race, comments: “The race grows in popularity
Andy Wood and Winnington Sales Executive Lisa
year-on-year and it’s all thanks to funding from companies like Taylor Wimpey. This is the second year we have partnered with them on the race and every year it’s an incredible help. We do again have a fantastic line-up of riders, which include household names and Olympic gold medallists, Joanna Rowsell, Elinor Barker, Laura Trott and Dame Sarah Storey participating, so it’s set to be another fantastic event.”
The Cheshire Classic Women’s Road Race has been running for over 20 years with 80 cyclists from all over the UK set to compete in the competition this year. It is a prestigious race which is part of the British Cycling’s national calendar, with previous winners including Lizzie Armitstead and Nicole Cooke.
Chloe Dunn, associate sales director at Taylor Wimpey Manchester, explains: “This is our second year supporting the Cheshire Classic and we are thrilled to be on board once again. The race runs close to our Winnington Village development, so no doubt a number of our residents will be out in force to cheer on the ladies who are taking part.”
Andy concludes: “I would like to take this opportunity to thank Taylor Wimpey for their continued support. Their generous donation really has gone a long way.” The Cheshire Classic Women’s Road Race will take place on Sunday 26th April 2015 in Northwich.
March 2015 - Homebuilder offers a helping hand for Mother’s Day
Pickmere and Wincham Parent and Toddler Group has received a cash-boost for arts and crafts materials from leading property developer Taylor Wimpey, to help celebrate Mother’s Day. The group, which is based just a short distance from
Pickmere & Wincham Parent & Toddler Group
the homebuilder’s Winnington Village development in Northwich, held a creative session earlier this week where all of its members were given the opportunity to decorate cards in time for the big day.
Laetitia Bridge, from Pickmere and Wincham Parent and Toddler Group comments: “Our creative session was a lot of fun and thoroughly enjoyed by all who attended. The donation we received from Taylor Wimpey was very much appreciated and enabled us to purchase craft items for our members including, cards, magnetic photo frames, bookmarks and handprint decorations. All of the children took a little something home for mum and it was amazing to work with so many youngsters on such a thoughtful and heart-warming activity.
Pickmere and Wincham Parent and Toddler Group Group get together every Monday at Pickmere Church to provide both mums and toddlers in the area an opportunity to play, interact and share tips.
Chloe Dunn, associate sales and marketing director at Taylor Wimpey Manchester explains: “We are thrilled to have worked with the group on such an exciting project. Mother’s Day is a great time of year for us to show our appreciation and we’re glad to have assisted the local mums and toddlers in Northwich in helping them to celebrate."
Laetitia concludes: “I would like to take this opportunity to thank Taylor Wimpey for their support and we hope this marks the start of a long and successful relationship with our group.”
October 2014 - Taylor Wimpey Manchester partners with Northwich school on Walk to School month
Taylor Wimpey Manchester is urging Northwich’s parents to leave the car at home and walk their children to school in a bid to get fit this autumn. Keeping fit is an extremely important part of growing up and walking to school is one of the easiest ways for families to increase their levels of physical activity. As part of Walk to School Month, which runs throughout October, Taylor Wimpey has provided 120 high-visibility wrist bands to Winnington Park Primary School in order to encourage pupils to walk to school – and help keep them safe on the journey.
Sales Exec's Bryony & Lisa with Winnington Park school children
Chloe Dunn, regional head of sales for Taylor Wimpey comments: “Learning how to take care of your health from a young age is imperative and just a small amount of physical activity, like walking to school, can make such a huge difference. We are committed to supporting the communities where we build our new homes, which is why we have donated 120 wrist bands to Winnington Park Primary School.
Walk to School Month is an annual nationwide campaign to promote the benefits of walking to school, therefore resulting in healthier young people and less traffic on the roads.
Kim Cairns, assistant head teacher at Winnington Park Primary School explains: “We encourage the children to walk to school to promote a healthier lifestyle; in addition to reducing traffic outside the school. We are very grateful to Taylor Wimpey for this generous donation which will help raise the profile of Walk to School Month amongst pupils and parents alike.”
Winnington Park Primary School is based on Firdale Road – just a short distance from Taylor Wimpey’s Winnington Village development.
Chloe concludes: “We understand that family life can be busy, but we hope our contribution will help inspire families in Northwich to swap the car for a safe, fun stroll to school instead.”
October 2014 - Developer donates to school Harvest Festival
Winnington Park Primary School and Nursery in Northwich has received a donation from property developer Taylor Wimpey for Mid Cheshire Food Bank, in conjunction with its 2014 Harvest Festival. The school, which is based just a short distance from the homebuilder’s Winnington Village development, has received a donation of £200 to spend on food packages for the charity to celebrate this year’s festival.
Sales Exec Byrony & Winnington School children
Kim Cairns, assistant head teacher at Winnington Park Primary comments: “We are delighted that Taylor Wimpey is supporting our annual Harvest Festival with this generous donation. We are extremely grateful for the donations from both Taylor Wimpey and our local families - we can now help even more people in the local area.”
Harvest is an annual celebration of food grown from the land and usually takes place in the autumn months, when food is shared amongst the local community.
Chloe Dunn, head of sales at Taylor Wimpey Manchester, explains: “Harvest is a fantastic celebration which brings communities together to help those in need. With our Winnington Village development now taking shape right in the heart of Northwich, we are thrilled to be partnering with Winnington Park Primary on such a worthwhile cause."
Kim concludes: “On behalf of both the school and Mid Cheshire Food Bank, thank you to Taylor Wimpey for the support.”
July 2014 - School visit creates a buzz
Sales Exec Lisa, Beekeeper Rachael & schoolchildren
Taylor Wimpey Manchester recently welcomed the children of Winnington Park Primary School’s Eco Club, to its Winnington Village development in Northwich for a fun and educational insight on protecting bees. With the children donning protective suits, Rachael Baker, beekeeper from the Lancashire and North West Beekeepers’ Association was on-hand to offer demonstrations into the ways in which bees can be protected.
Jane Dale, headteacher at Winnington Park Primary School, comments: “Our visit to Winnington Village was a fantastic way to stimulate learning in an exciting new environment. The endangerment of bees is an extremely serious matter so it’s great that Taylor Wimpey is raising awareness and invited us along to impart these principles from an early age.” Winnington Park Primary School is based in the heart of the Northwich community and neighbours Taylor Wimpey’s Winnington Village development.
Winnington Park school children
Chloe Dunn, head of sales at Taylor Wimpey Manchester said: “Protecting bees from becoming extinct is an extremely important factor which we have taken into account when developing Winnington Village. All of our gardens are bee-friendly and we absolutely loved welcoming the children of Winnington Park Primary School along to find out what they can do to help.”
Jane concludes: “I would like to take this opportunity to thank both Taylor Wimpey and Rachael for taking time out for the children.”
April 2014 - Race goes up a gear thanks to home-builder
Taylor Wimpey is further immersing itself into the Northwich community, with its third donation to a local organisation in recent
The 2014 winner - Katie Archibald
months - this time for the Cheshire Classic Women’s Road Race. The event is part of British Cycling’s National Series and will take place on 27th April close to the Winnington Village development. The developer has offered up £500 to the race, which will see a number of household names participate, including Dame Sarah Storey, Laura Trott OBE and Joanne Rowsell.
Winnington Village Sales Executive Gill with Race Organiser Andy
Race organiser, Andy Wood of the Weaver Valley Cycling Club describes how vital sponsorship deals like this are to the running of the event. He said: “We’ve been organising the race since the 1980s and heavily rely on funding from companies like Taylor Wimpey. The money has not only helped us to increase the prize fund to over £2,000 but has enabled us to have potential life-saving paramedics present on the day. In addition we have also added an extra two laps making the total distance 92km and our longest to date.”
Cheshire Classic Women’s Road Race consists of a 12 lap circuit around Acton Bridge in Northwich.
Chloe Dunn, Head of Sales at Taylor Wimpey Manchester commented: “We are thrilled to be supporting another Northwich organisation and the Cheshire Classic Women’s Road Race truly is a fantastic event. Our Winnington Village development is taking shape right in the heart of Northwich so it’s great to support local organisations. We’ve made donations to Winnington Park Primary School and Hartford Golf Club in recent months and we love getting involved.”
Andy concluded: “I would like to take this opportunity to thank Taylor Wimpey for their support, as without funding like this, the race just wouldn’t be possible.” To find out more about the Cheshire Classic Women’s Road Race, please visit www.cheshireclassic.co.uk.
March 2014 - Children’s story is brought to life at Taylor Wimpey’s Winnington Village
Youngsters from Winnington Park Primary School dressed as their favourite book characters for a special storytime event at Taylor Wimpey’s Winnington Village development in Northwich, to mark World Book Day.
Sales Executive Gill reading "Dinosaurs Love Underpants" to the children of Winnington Park Primary
The children were entertained with a reading of Dinosaurs Love Underpants by Winnington Village Sales Executive Gill in the development’s sales information centre. The special story-telling event was held on Thursday 6th March to celebrate World Book Day, a nationwide event which aims to encourage children to enjoy reading.
Chloe Dunn, Head of Sales for Taylor Wimpey Manchester, says: “This event was a fantastic opportunity to get children excited about books and reading, and it was lovely to see the youngsters listening so intently during our storytime. Many of them had made a real effort with their book character costumes and I hope the mums and dads will be inspired to keep reading to their children at bedtime to encourage them to enjoy books into young adulthood and beyond.”
Major buzz around Winnington Village show homes
Taylor Wimpey at Winnington Village has announced a partnership with the British Beekeepers Association (BBKA).
The developer has revealed its show homes will adhere with bee-friendly guidelines after liaising with the charity on planting and landscaping. New residents at the desired village development will also be provided with packs which have been purchased by Taylor Wimpey and are available through the BBKA, for assistance in maintaining a bee-friendly garden.
Anthony Mansfield, sales and marketing director for Taylor Wimpey Manchester explains: “This is something we have been passionate about for a long time, and are thrilled to have the backing of the BBKA. Our ethos was that if we could offer all the relevant information and support for new home-owners at the earliest of stages, it would be easier for them to continue on this path.”
Jane Moseley, Operations Director at the British Beekeepers Association comments: “Taylor Wimpey is such a well respected name in the housing industry and we were delighted when they got in touch to offer support and get some guidance on their show homes. With Winnington Village being such a new development, it is the perfect time to educate home-owners on the importance of bees in the environment and the ways in which the can help.”
Anthony concluded: “The homes are truly stunning and the new landscaping will only compliment this. We’re proud to be using the BBKA logo and can’t wait to show case this great development.”
MPs make their way to Winnington
Home-builder Taylor Wimpey has welcomed Nick Boles MP, parliamentary under secretary of state for planning, and Graham Evans MP to its Winnington Village home scheme in Northwich.
L-R, Bob Pickthall, Anthony Mansfield, Nick Bowles MP, Graham Evans MP, Mark Dawson
Taylor Wimpey Manchester was thrilled to offer a tour of the development to its visitors and inform them on the progress so far.
Anthony Mansfield, regional sales and marketing director for Taylor Wimpey comments: “This development was of particular interest to the politicians as it has been built on brown field and is already creating strong interest in the local community.”
“We have just opened three fantastic show homes at Winnington Village, the Gosford, Dadford and Downham designs, therefore it was a great time for the visit to take place.”
Both the Gosford and Dadford are three bedroom homes, while the four bed Downham is ideal for those looking to take the next step on the property ladder.
He concludes: “Both visitors seemed impressed with the houses on offer at Winnington Village and it was great to be able to tell them more about our plans for the development as well as the work we are undertaking in the wider community.”