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SPAR Warton recognised at the Forecourt Trader Awards 2019

SPAR G&E Murgatroyd Warton has been awarded the Northern England Forecourt Trader Award 2019, for sites up to 4MLPA (4 million litres per annum). The Forecourt Trader Awards celebrate the very best of forecourt sites across the UK, honouring the hard work,...

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Thirteenth SPAR store for the Hills family

The Hills family have launched a brand new store right in the heart of Workington, Cumbria.   Formerly an independent filling station, the family knocked down the previous forecourt to create space for a community store, perfect for providing everyday essentials to...

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SPAR Birkdale promotes sustainability and local produce

SPAR Birkdale has been transformed through a significant refurbishment programme which will bring exciting new services to the residents of Birkdale Village from Thursday 15th August 2019. Celebrating 54 years in the village, SPAR Birkdale has benefited from a full...

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Summer sunshine and sizzling sausages

James Hall & Co. have proudly sponsored the Birkdale Summer Fayre 2019, an annual community event which was enjoyed by reams of local residents.    Held in the centre of Birkdale Village in Southport on Saturday 2nd August, the fayre stretched the length of the...

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SPAR sandwiches raise £500,000 for charity

James Hall & Co. are celebrating a huge charity milestone, having donated half a million pounds to charity since 2011, solely through sandwich sales! Producing its own range of SPAR branded sandwiches, these products automatically generate a donation to charity...

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SPAR Brand sweetens up summer with on-trend confectionery

SPAR Brand is introducing a range of on-trend additions to its adults and kids confectionery offerings, to keep the line-up feeling fresh and relevant for shoppers. Three new products, Lemon Sherbets, Butter Mintoes and Fun Mix (all PMP £1) will join the adults’...

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Success at the SPAR Lancashire School Games county finals

Thousands of school children have taken part in the county’s largest youth sporting event, the SPAR Lancashire School Games county finals, held at Blackpool’s Stanley Park on Tuesday 2nd July. Enjoying glorious sunny weather, over 2000 school children took part in 15...

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SPAR launches summer Love It and List It campaign

SPAR is launching an exciting summer campaign to boost distribution and raise awareness of the stand-out products in its own label range. For the first time ever, SPAR is running Love It & List It, a campaign to drive distribution of own label products, tying in...

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Celebrating SPARkling partnerships

James Hall & Co. have been celebrating another year of strong partnerships and continued success through the company’s annual SPAR Retailer Celebration Event.    Held at The Grand Hotel in Blackpool, James Hall & Co. hosted a weekend of family fun, designed to...

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SPARkling cake sales raise £18,000 for Marie Curie

G&E Murgatroyd, James Hall & Co.’s company owned store division has raised a staggering £18,000 for Marie Curie in a busy week of fundraising for the charity’s national initiative, Blooming Great Tea Party. Dressing SPAR stores in bright sunshine yellow, teams...

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