Spring to support Marie Curie across NI SPAR stores

Spring to support Marie Curie across NI SPAR stores

SPAR stores across Northern Ireland are selling bunches of fresh daffodils in support of Marie Curie and its 2020 Great Daffodil Appeal. Bright and cheerful freshly cut daffodils are now on sale in local  SPAR stores at only £1 for the duration of the flower season. Ten pence from the... View Article

Drinkaware partners with Asda to promote Drink Free Days

Drinkaware partners with Asda to promote Drink Free Days

Alcohol education charity Drinkaware has partnered with Asda for a fourth year to promote responsible drinking to the retail giant’s customers. The one-day event, on Friday 17 January, saw Drinkaware stalls set up in 47 Asda stores across the UK, with trained Drinkaware ambassadors advising and engaging with customers. This... View Article

Forest Feast sponsors Aquasprint for a 10th consecutive year

Forest Feast sponsors Aquasprint for a 10th consecutive year

Local healthy snack brand Forest Feast has launched its sponsorship of the Aquasprint Junior Swimming League for a 10th consecutive year. Forest Feast has always supported swimming from a grassroots level and aims to encourage young people to be more active and uphold healthy and nutritious lifestyles by taking an... View Article

Asda funds three new vans for FareShare Northern Ireland

Asda funds three new vans for FareShare Northern Ireland

FareShare Northern Ireland has added three new Asda-funded vans to its fleet, giving the charity capacity to provide 300,000 additional meals to vulnerable and low-income people a year. Based in Newtownabbey, it is one of the regional centres of FareShare UK, and reduces food waste by diverting quality, surplus food... View Article

GroceryAid Awareness Day returns for its second year

GroceryAid Awareness Day returns for its second year

GroceryAid, the national charity for the grocery industry, has announced that its second Awareness Day will be held on Tuesday 3rd March 2020. The day focuses on encouraging grocery colleagues to spread the word about the free emotional, practical and financial support available from GroceryAid. Last year’s Awareness Day saw... View Article

Air Ambulance NI receives £25,000 boost

Air Ambulance NI receives £25,000 boost

Boost Drinks has raised over £25,000 for Air Ambulance Northern Ireland over the past year, after selecting the life-saving service as its charity partner for 2019. Boost committed to raise funds and awareness to keep the helicopter and critical care medical team flying to serious trauma incidents. The partnership kicked... View Article

‘Tis the season for family fun with EUROSPAR Christmas parties

‘Tis the season for family fun with EUROSPAR Christmas parties

EUROSPAR and VIVOXTRA NI will hold over 50 Christmas parties in supermarkets across Northern Ireland this month, which are free for all to enjoy. At the most expensive time of the year where families can spend up to £394* entertaining children, EUROSPAR and VIVOXTRA will host Community Christmas Parties at... View Article

Industry charity sparks conversation around mental health

Industry charity sparks conversation around mental health

Recent findings by Mind, the mental health charity, show that one in five workers take a day off due to stress, yet a staggering 95% cite a different reason for their absence to their employer. This suggests people are still reticent to talk about stress and other mental health issues.... View Article

Winners celebrate 25 years of National Lottery in NI

Winners celebrate 25 years of National Lottery in NI

To mark the 25th birthday of The National Lottery, a group of lucky winners from Northern Ireland gathered at the part lottery-funded Titanic Belfast where they posed for a unique celebratory photo on the famous Titanic Staircase. The first-ever National Lottery draw was held on 19 November 1994 and, since... View Article

Almost 30 local heroes shortlisted for Superstars status

Almost 30 local heroes shortlisted for Superstars status

Almost 30 inspiring individuals from across Northern Ireland have been shortlisted for the SuperValu SuperStars awards and will attend a prestigious awards ceremony at Titanic Hotel on Thursday 21 November. Returning for a third year, the popular initiative recognises those who had gone beyond the call of duty to help... View Article