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Kay Group launch 21st forecourt site with SPAR

Forecourt operator, the Kay Group, has celebrated the opening of its latest new-to-industry site on the A57 near Sheffield, the group’s 10th new development in the past five years. Beighton Service Station will serve the nearby areas of Swallowsnest, Aston Aughton and...

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Redistributing surplus stock with Too Good To Go

James Hall & Co. has launched a new partnership with self-declared waste warriors, Too Good To Go. This new partnership provides a creative solution to preventing in-store food waste, allowing SPAR customers to purchase ‘magic bags’ of miscellaneous surplus stock,...

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£20,000 worth of food collected for local food banks

 In line with James Hall & Co.’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy, a new SPAR branded food donation bin has been designed to attract customers’ attention and promote local food banks within SPAR stores across the north of England. The branded stands...

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Celebrating North West farmers and the finest fruit and veg

SPAR wholesaler for the north of England, James Hall & Co., would like to thank its network of independent North West producers for going above and beyond during the coronavirus pandemic. Wilf Whittle, Fresh Trading Manager at James Hall & Co. Said, “Before...

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Independent SPAR retailer donates £75K to local charities

An independent SPAR retailer in the Lancashire area has given three local charities a boost by donating £75,000. Lawrence Hunt & Co Ltd is a Lancashire based family business operating 26 SPAR stores and has donated £25,000 to Cash for Kids, St Catherine’s Hospice...

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SPAR continues its support of British Athletics

SPAR, the UK’s leading independent convenience group and partner of British Athletics, continues with its support of the British Athletics Championships due to take place on 4-5 September 2020. The British Athletics Championships have been rescheduled for 4-5...

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Tackling inactivity and obesity during lockdown

In response to COVID-19, Active Lancashire and the SPAR Lancashire School Games launched a virtual programme of activities to ensure that children across the county had access to a structured sport timetable throughout lockdown. Designed around the P.E. curriculum for...

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James Hall & Co. refresh core sandwich range

James Hall & Co. has revamped its own brand SPAR sandwich offering, with refreshed packaging and 3 exciting new flavours. The company produces over 21,000 sandwiches a day at its SPAR distribution centre in Preston, serving a network of over 600 independent and...

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