‘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

SPAR NI award a ‘High Pointe’ for Rana and her School of Ballet

SPAR NI award a ‘High Pointe’ for Rana and her School of Ballet

Rana O’Brien, a former prima ballerina who set up a school of ballet in West Belfast over 20 years ago, is a regional winner of SPAR’s 2019 People’s Podium Award. First launched in 2018, the People’s Podium initiative invites the public to nominate a local sporting hero whom they feel... View Article

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