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Iceland pledges to be UK's 'top dementia-friendly retailer'

25 May 2018 | By Steve Farrell

An Alzheimer’s Society Ambassador, Sir Malcolm Walker has vowed to champion the rights of people with dementia

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Central England Co-op claims rising impact of community spend

01 May 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Each pound it spends on charitable projects has more than £23 worth of impact in communities

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GroceryAid raises more than £500k at annual gala ball

15 Mar 2018 | By Emily Bright

Booking is now open for the GroceryAid Ball 2019, which will take place on 28 February

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Violence against shop workers on the increase Subscription

12 Mar 2018 | By Andrew Don

Injury to staff in all roles in retail doubled last year in violent attacks featuring knives and syringes

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Police must protect staff

22 Feb 2018

Sir, I don’t think I have ever read a more depressing feature than the highlighted crisis of shoplifting and assaults

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Tesco staff praised for preventing iTunes fraud

20 Feb 2018 | By Andrew Don

Scammers prey on victims by cold-calling them and impersonating HMRC officials

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Waitrose Foundation invests in Costa Rican pineapple supplier

19 Feb 2018 | By Emily Bright

The Waitrose Foundation currently invests in farm workers’ community projects in Ghana, Kenya and South Africa

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GroceryAid reports increase in distribution of crisis grants

01 Feb 2018 | By Andrew Don

GroceryAid welfare director Mandi Leonard attributed the increases to better signposting by referral partners

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Scotmid and SGF back MSP Bill to protect shopworkers from abuse

26 Jan 2018 | By Andrew Don

Daniel Johnson MSP launched his proposal for the new law at the Scotmid store in Pilrig, Edinburgh

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Morrisons readies biggest-ever fundraiser for CLIC Sargent

26 Jan 2018 | By Andrew Don

Band Against Cancer wristbands are now available in all its stores

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ACS urges c-stores not to be deterred from reporting theft Subscription

26 Jan 2018 | By Andrew Don

ONS publishes figures showing a 10% increase in the number of shop thefts to 383,178 in the year to last September

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Spar UK renews British Athletics sponsorship deal Subscription

18 Jan 2018

Spar will also become title partner of the British Athletics Indoor Championships…

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Channel Islands Co-op to make autism 'quiet hour' permanent

05 Jan 2018 | By Andrew Don

Customers in trial stores reported a much calmer shopping experience during the dedicated hours

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Grocery leaders join trek to raise £100k for Farm Africa

04 Jan 2018 | By Richard Pendleton

Senior figures from Aldi, Sainsbury’s and Dairy Crest will be among the group undertaking a six-day hike in East Africa.

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Pret and Leon set to supply temporary homeless shelter at Euston

15 Dec 2017 | By Emily Bright

Network Rail announced on Monday that it would invite 200 homeless people for a Christmas dinner at Euston

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Farm Africa raises £153,000 towards Growing Futures appeal Video

08 Dec 2017 | By Megan Tatum

The appeal aims to raise a total of £340,000 to help young farmers set up horticulture businesses in rural Kenya

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Community Fridge secures funding to roll out project across UK

07 Dec 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Food waste charity Hubbub will provide 50 community fridges after receiving £160,000 of lottery funding…

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Farm Africa: A growing future for Africa Video

26 Nov 2017 | By Richard Pendleton

Farm Africa, supported by Aldi, is training impoverished Kenyan farmers to create crops resilient to climate change

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Wm Jackson fights poverty in Malawi

17 Nov 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Employees of William Jackson Food Group have just returned from a seven-day visit to Malawi’s Ntcheu district

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FareShare and Trussell elbow aside Ruth Jones for Tesco Christmas ads Video

06 Nov 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Jo and her co-stars will appear in future ads but none of its Christmas period commercials says Tesco

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