Booths Sunflower Lanyard

Booths introduces hidden disability lanyard scheme

The move follows Sainsbury’s and Tesco rolling out similar schemes in 2019

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Aldi to round up customer receipts and give difference to charity

To take advantage of the offer, shoppers must tweet their Aldi receipt to @AldiUK by 24 July

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The Felix Project to run FareShare operations in London

The move sees The Felix Project join the FareShare network as its 18th regional delivery partner

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Nisa reviews Haven Holidays store ranging in wake of coronavirus

The leisure company has increased its range by 14% to cater for holidaymakers who are anxious about visiting big supermarkets, pubs and restaurants


Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis cuts ribbon for new Co-op store

The 600 sq ft site is located just one mile away from the festival grounds at Worthy Farm

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Segro makes two London warehouses available to food charity City Harvest

City Harvest is working with numerous projects supporting London’s NHS workers and children missing out on free school meals


Spar raises £1.5m for charity partner Marie Curie

The fundraising efforts of independently owned UK Spar stores have paid for expert care and support for terminally ill patients and their families

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FareShare signs up 150 new food businesses

Fareshare said the influx of new partners had enabled it to triple the amount of food it distributes each week

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Spar wholesaler launches £30,000 fund for community groups

The Community Cashback Grant scheme is open for applications via Blakemore Spar Facebook pages until 9 July

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Hubbub using electric fleet to launch food redistribution scheme in Milton Keynes

The environmental charity will use a fleet of electric bikes and vans to distribute the food

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MPs demand answers on why Co-op, Aldi and Lidl snubbed from school meal scheme

Members of the Efra Select Committee said questions about the scheme needed to be addressed by government


Blind people given access to supermarket priority delivery slots

An RNIB survey found only half of blind and partially sighted people who shopped independently before lockdown were still doing so

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Asda-FareShare coronavirus partnership sees over 800,000 meals donated

Food such as non-chilled fruit, vegetables and eggs, dented tins and bread products were proving a lifeline for charities during the crisis


Morrisons extends 10% NHS discount to September

The supermarket said it wanted to continue to help NHS staff putting themselves at risk during the crisis.

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FareShare opens two new distribution centres to meet ‘sky-rocketing’ demand

FareShare said more than 4,141 tonnes of food had already been redistributed through the warehouses

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Defra kicks off new tender process for deliveries to vulnerable

The Grocer understands Defra has identified businesses interested in servicing the contract currently held by Bidfood and Brakes

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Furloughed Foodies seeks corporate backing to continue delivering food to NHS workers

The volunteer-based organisation launched at the end of March and has so far delivered more than 12,000 meals to the frontline


Asda donates £100k to diversity education charity

George at Asda will launch a range of fashion products next month to celebrate Pride


Waitrose supermarket worker Anisa Omar makes cover of Vogue magazine

Omar works as a supermarket assistant at the King Cross branch of Waitrose in London

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Co-op CEO Murrells publishes response to ‘horrific’ George Floyd killing

Murrells said he felt “compelled” to let all the Co-op colleagues know “I care deeply about you”