A regional housebuilder has pledged to sponsor a charity’s fundraising ball as part of a third year of support.


Northwich-based The Joshua Tree was selected as Persimmon Homes North West’s nominated charity, making it the focus of employee fundraising throughout 2015.


The company is supporting the charity’s fairytale-themed ‘Golden Ball’ on Thursday 24th September at Nunsmere Hall Hotel, organised as part of International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (#CCAM).


Funds raised at the event will help The Joshua Tree towards its ambition to build a support centre in Sandiway for families affected by childhood cancer.


The Joshua Tree founder Lynda Hill said: “September is such as important awareness-raising month for us and our Golden Ball mirrors the golden ribbon theme for childhood cancer.


“We’ve lots of lovely ideas planned for the evening, as well some special guests for our ‘gold-tie’ event and we’re hoping ball-goers will help us to make our families wishes come true by buying golden tickets.”


A small number of tickets for the Golden Ball, priced £50 per head (or £450 for a table of ten) are still available by calling 01606 331 858 or emailing and admission includes a welcome drink, three-course meal and entertainment from Josh Whittaker and Paul Pashley. Charity patron, TV presenter and radio DJ Mark Radcliffe will also be attending.


David Hodgson, sale and marketing director for Persimmon Homes North West, added: “All funds from The Joshua Tree Golden Ball will go towards the charity’s #digdeep campaign to build a dedicated Support Centre for families affected by childhood cancer in Sandiway, Cheshire by May 2016. 


“Everyone at Persimmon Homes is proud to support such a worthy local cause and we look forward to sharing a splendid fundraising evening with them.”


Persimmon Homes North West first selected The Joshua Tree as its nominated charity in 2013 and has, to date, donated more than £20,000 to the charity. The company builds new homes developments across Cheshire, Flintshire, Merseyside and Greater Manchester.