March 6, 2018
The countdown to the largest youth sporting event in the county has officially begun after pupils from across Lancashire celebrated the launch of this year’s SPAR Lancashire School Games at a fun-filled event.
Pupils from nine schools across the county gathered at Preston-based James Hall & Company Ltd in preparation for months of sporting competitions alongside the school games mascot, the Lancashire Lion, while pupils were also treated to an inspirational speech from Team GB r ...
February 27, 2018
SPAR has been announced as a National Partner for the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018. As part of the agreement SPAR will provide the workforce and volunteers with packed meals and will also supply SPAR own label wine at the hospitality events associated with the Championships.
SPAR joins Birmingham Airport as a National Partner for the Championships, which will be held at Arena Birmingham from the 1 to 4 March. The Championships will be the biggest indoor sports eve ...
January 31, 2018
We are delighted to see a number of our SPAR stores shortlisted for this year’s Convenience Retail Awards!
With the convenience retail sector thriving and the sector forecast to grow by 11.7% in the next five years, the Convenience Retail Awards are a unique opportunity to share the amazing work achieved by retailers who go the extra mile to help their local communities. They reward the outstanding effort, determination and suc ...
January 18, 2018
Today we are delighted to announce a three-year sponsorship deal with British Athletics that will see SPAR offer wide-ranging support to British Athletics through to the end of 2020.
As part of the agreement, SPAR will become the Title Partner of the British Athletics Indoor Championships for the next three years with the 2018 edition heading back to Birmingham in just over a month, February 17-18.
SPAR will also act as Events Partner to the end of 2020 to include t ...
November 28, 2017
SPAR is set to welcome independent retailers from across the country to the most stable and successful symbol group in the UK, following its focus on recruiting new convenience stores and forecourts in recent months.
SPAR UK’s sales teams have bolstered their recruitment efforts over the past three months and, thanks to the group’s exceptional logistics and planning, are now sealing the deal by bringing a large number of retailers to SPAR.
Retailers can be expecting to hea ...
November 13, 2017
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November 9, 2017
October 17, 2017
On Friday 13th & Saturday 14th October we celebrated 60 Years of SPAR in the UK. The celebrations started at All Star Lanes in Manchester on Friday night. James Hall staff and retailers got together for food, drinks, bowling and karaoke!
On Saturday afternoon we all made our way to Manchester Central with the entire SPAR UK family. The entrance to the event was a time machine, so we could look back at memories from the last 60 years. There was al ...
September 28, 2017
So far we have raised over £29,000 for Marie Curie. This fantastic amount has been raised through cake sales, the Daffodil Appeal in March, dress down days, donations on sandwiches and the most recent event, Scafell Pike, which raised an amazing £875!
Members of staff from James Hall and some of our retailers climbed the highest mountain in England on Saturday 9th September.
The trek covered 9 miles, ascended over 3,200ft and took approximately six hours to complete. Well do ...
September 14, 2017
Everybody at James Hall had a great time taking part in the SPAR Far challenge. Take a look at some of our pictures below!