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SPAR prioritises safety measures in-store

SPAR prioritises safety measures as more retail and hospitality businesses open and supports independent retailers and stores by providing hand sanitiser stations to deliver safer shopping experiences. The leading convenience store group in the UK is maintaining the...

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SPAR heroes featured in new digital campaign

SPAR, the leading convenience store group in the UK, has launched a digital campaign to encourage consumers to continue supporting local independent retailers. The first part of the campaign was launched by SPAR in mid-May with an online video on Facebook and...

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SPAR stores raise £427 for Lancashire keyworkers

 SPAR customers across East Lancashire and the Ribble Valley have raised over £425 for voluntary group, the Ribble Valley Scrub Hub. Kindly donating spare change at the till, SPAR customers have helped the Ribble Valley Scrub Hub purchase fabric and trimmings to...

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SPAR hits £1.5million for Marie Curie fundraising

 Marie Curie is delighted to announce that its valued supporter, SPAR UK, has now raised an incredible £1.5 million for families living with terminal illness. SPAR, the leading convenience store group in the UK, chose Marie Curie as its national charity partner in...

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Driving NHS rainbows of hope across the north

SPAR wholesaler for the north of England, James Hall & Co., has decorated ten of its double decker SPAR trucks with rainbows of hope, in support of Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and NHS staff up and down the country. As well as spreading hope...

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Northern SPAR customers raise £345K for Marie Curie

SPAR customers across the north of England have raised £345,000 for end-of-life charity, Marie Curie, since March 2017. Raised through in-store fundraising activities, collections and automatic product donations, SPAR customers and independent SPAR retailers across...

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SPAR outraged at plans to suspend Sunday trading laws

Speaking on the proposal to deregulate existing Sunday trading laws, Managing Director of SPAR UK, Louise Hoste, said: “We are outraged that the government are planning to suspend Sunday trading laws. “We feel disappointed that our efforts to feed the nation have not...

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SPAR Lancashire School Games launch virtual platform

Following government guidelines, the 2020 SPAR Lancashire School Games County Finals event due to be held on the 30th June, and all other SPAR Lancashire School Games events from now (27th May) until the 30th June, have now officially been cancelled. However, after...

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SPAR removes 300 tonnes of plastic from packaging

Ahead of World Environment Day on Friday 5th June, by revamping its own label packaging range, leading convenience store group SPAR has removed nearly 300 tonnes of virgin plastic from fifty-three (53) own label products, prevented over 100 tonnes of black plastic...

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Helping the homeless and vulnerable in Manchester

Independent SPAR retailer, MK Vaish, is urging other independent retailers to help those in need during the coronavirus crisis by donating short dated and damaged goods to local charities and food banks. MK has three SPAR stores in Greater Manchester and proudly...

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SPAR stores support the Ribble Valley Scrub Hub

14 SPAR stores across East Lancashire and the Ribble Valley are supporting the Ribble Valley Scrub Hub, a network of 60 volunteer sewers who are firing up their sewing machines to produce made-to-order PPE (personal protective equipment) for keyworkers across East...

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