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Housebuilder's charity offer

Charities in the region are being offered the chance to win a new house worth £250,000.

Persimmon Homes is celebrating its 40th birthday by giving away the house, plus a further £138,000 in cash, to local community charities.

The competition is open to charities with a turnover of no more than £10 million.

To enter the competition, charities and their supporters can nominate at

The winning charity will be announced on 27 September 2012.