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Troon Lifeboat receives further donation from Taylor Wimpey

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As part of its ongoing commitment to working in partnership with local communities, Taylor Wimpey West Scotland teamed up with Troon lifeboat to confirm that it will donate £25 for each new home sold and legally completed at its new developments in Troon – Princess Gate and Queens Court.

Pictured at the handover is Jean Shields (Vice President Troon RNLI) and volunteer Elizabeth Watt (holding the cheque ) with the latest donation of £1,525 from Taylor Wimpey West Scotland’s local sales executive Claire Anderson

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Pictured at the handover is Jean Shields (Vice President Troon RNLI) and volunteer Elizabeth Watt (holding the cheque ) with the latest donation of £1,525 from Taylor Wimpey West Scotland’s local sales executive Claire Anderson
The third tranche of £1,525 was recently donated to the charity by Taylor Wimpey West Scotland, which brings the overall donation paid so far to £3,450 towards the grand sum of £5,650 that has been pledged to the RNLI, with all money going directly to Troon Lifeboat Station.

The donation recognises the ongoing long-term relationship between Taylor Wimpey West Scotland and the RNLI.

Commenting on the continuing support that it receives from Taylor Wimpey West Scotland, Jean Shields, RNLI Troon Vice President said: “We are extremely grateful for the ongoing support that we have receive from Taylor Wimpey West Scotland, and we can’t thank them enough for their third generous donation, which takes us well over 50% towards the grand total they pledged. This money will be put to work locally to help us achieve the overall aim of our service to the local community. On behalf of everyone at RNLI, I would like to say a huge thank you.”

Audrey Ross, Sales and Marketing Director at Taylor Wimpey West Scotland said: ”We are delighted to be able to continue our support the RNLI at its Troon Lifeboat Station. Our donation of £3,450 to-date reflects the continuation of a long- term relationship with this essential local charity and service that provides a link between the new community that is growing at Princess Gate and Queens Court, and the existing community of Troon. Working with the RNLI is a real honour and we are extremely proud to be delivering on our overall commitment to them for the duration of our build period in Troon.

“Being able to work with local charities and organisations that surround our developments means a great deal to us, and it’s always lovely to know that we are helping to make a difference to the lives of people in our local communities.”

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