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Collecting gifts for disadvantaged children in Northumberland

Euro Garages SPAR Hexham Services in Northumberland has been spreading Christmas joy by collecting gifts for disadvantaged children in the local community. Working with West Northumberland Children’s Centre; Early Help team; Hexham food bank and the Eden Project,...

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Tackling loneliness in the community with Age UK

Staff from SPAR Milnthorpe have donated festive treats for Age UK’s South Lakeland Christmas raffle, including two Christmas hampers, a selection of luxury chocolate gift boxes and 20 mouth-watering, Clayton Park Christmas puddings. Age UK South Lakeland looks after...

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SPAR Murton’s stunning refurbishment

G&E Murgatroyd, James Hall & Co.’s company owned stores division, is delighted to announce the significant refurbishment of SPAR Murton in the North East. Situated in County Durham, the store has been refurbished to provide local residents with the very best...

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SPAR G&E Murgatroyd raise a spooky £16,500 for Marie Curie

James Hall & Co.’s company owned stores division, G&E Murgatroyd, is celebrating a fantastic Halloween fundraising season after raising £16,583 for Marie Curie! Running across G&E Murgatroyd’s 118 SPAR stores, staff really got into the Halloween spirit,...

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Sophie wins prestigious retail award for SPAR Hillingdon

Independent SPAR retailer, Sophie Towers, has won a prestigious national retail award for her store in Burnley, SPAR Hillingdon. Recognised as no #1 in the UK, Sophie won the ‘Responsible Retailing’ category in the prestigious Independent Achievers Award (IAA), which...

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Clayton Park partner with Wigan Athletic Football Club

James Hall & Co.'s company owned bakery, Clayton Park, has secured an exciting new partnership with Wigan Athletic Football Club to provide DW Stadium with their mouth-watering pies for the 2019-20 season. Wigan Athletic’s Head of Business Development and Customer...

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SPAR launches own vegan wine brand – Vine & Bloom

Leading UK convenience retailer SPAR has made it easy to pick up a bottle of vegan-friendly wine locally thanks to its new Vine & Bloom wine range. The Vine & Bloom wines have been developed in close collaboration with long-term supplier partner, Cantina di...

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Paul Stone launches new charity partnership

Independent SPAR retailer, Paul Stone, has launched a charity partnership with iconic local charity, We Love MCR, across his retail portfolio of 7 Manchester City Centre SPAR stores. The core of the partnership will be charity collection tins in every store, which...

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Brains of the business

Staff from across the company have been putting their general knowledge skills to the test for a dedicated Marie Curie Quiz Night, held in the Norman Jepson pub, just round the corner from James Hall & Co.’s SPAR distribution centre. Designed to raise funds for...

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