SPAR takes to the water for Tearfund’s life changing campaign

SPAR takes to the water for Tearfund’s life changing campaign

SPAR Northern Ireland has launched their 2019 campaign to change thousands of lives in Africa in the coming months, alongside Olympic rower, Peter Chambers. Over 840,000 people die every year from diseases directly caused by unsafe water, inadequate sanitation and poor hygiene practices in countries like Uganda. Now, Henderson Group,... View Article

Generous golfers raise over £30,000 in memory of Wee Oscar Knox

Generous golfers raise over £30,000 in memory of Wee Oscar Knox

The Oscar Knox Fund has been given a huge boost after just over £30,000 was raised in one day at the annual Oscar Knox Cup golf event held earlier this month. Supported by SPAR Northern Ireland for the second year, the golf day was enjoyed by 160 golfers including local... View Article

Corries farm butchers partner with charity close to their heart

Corries farm butchers partner with charity close to their heart

Family run business Corries Farm Butchers has selected leading local charity Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke (NICHS) as their chosen charity for 2019/20.  The Corrie family chose the cause as it is one that is close to their hearts after the head of the Corrie clan, Will Corrie Senior,... View Article

NI beauty spots launch big beach clean 2019

NI beauty spots launch big beach clean 2019

In association with Coca-Cola, Charity Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful is launching the Big Beach Clean weekend, which will run from Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd September.  The project aims to encourage volunteers from across Northern Ireland to get their litter pickers out and join in the crusade to keep Northern... View Article

Asda NI stores donate more than 100,000 meals to local charities

Asda NI stores donate more than 100,000 meals to local charities

Asda Northern Ireland stores have reached a significant milestone in the retailer’s Fight Hunger Create Change programme, with more than 100,000 meals donated to local charities since September 2018. The Fight Hunger Create Change programme is a partnership between Asda, FareShare and The Trussell Trust to fight food poverty and... View Article

SuperValu & Centra help Action Cancer deliver schools programme

SuperValu & Centra help Action Cancer deliver schools programme

SuperValu and Centra are calling for help in encouraging local schools to avail of Action Cancer’s Health Action Programme; an initiative encouraging young people to make healthier lifestyle choices. In operation since 2003 and having worked with nearly 500,000 pupils so far across Northern Ireland, the programme operates both at... View Article

Lidl introduces reusable fruit and veg bags in Northern Ireland

Lidl introduces reusable fruit and veg bags in Northern Ireland

Lidl is laying claim as the first retailer in Northern Ireland to announce the introduction of reusable fruit and vegetable bags. Available from September across its 38 local stores, the reusable fruit and vegetable bags are designed to give customers a sustainable choice and reduce plastic use and waste in... View Article

SuperValu launches search to find local community superstars

SuperValu launches search to find local community superstars

Community foodmarket retailer SuperValu is encouraging people to nominate their local heroes, as it launches its search to find Northern Ireland’s most inspirational individuals. Returning for the third year, the SuperValu SuperStars initiative recognises and celebrates the real-life superstars who have gone above and beyond the call of duty, to... View Article

Marathon fundraising efforts help Creightons raise £8,000 for local cancer charities

Marathon fundraising efforts help Creightons raise £8,000 for local cancer charities

Two local cancer charities have been boosted by £8,000 thanks to a huge fundraising drive by the team at Creightons. Staff across the group’s three supermarkets in South Belfast decided to raise funds for Cancer Fund for Children and Friends of the Cancer Centre; two charities close to many of... View Article

Lynch’s lift fundraising total by almost £2,800

Lynch’s lift fundraising total by almost £2,800

Lynch’s Foodstores is celebrating after raising almost £2,800 for Marie Curie during the 2019 Blooming Great Tea Party, recently held in its stores in Dungiven and Claudy. Blooming Great Tea Party is an annual fundraiser where tea and cake are offered in return for a donation to the terminal illness... View Article