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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…

Farm Africa

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

Waste Not Want Not

Waste Not Want Not: How to turn food waste into gold Video

03 Nov 2017 | By Megan Tatum

If our Waste Not Want Not campaign hits our target of 100,000 meals, it would save charities £150m

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GroceryAid to run Barcode summer festival in Canada Water

02 Nov 2017 | By Emily Bright

Barcode Festival will take place in Canada Water on 28 June 2018

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Pallet burning on Bonfire Night 'costs UK economy millions' Subscription

01 Nov 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

The average cost of a new pallet can be between £8 and £10

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Company Shop Liverpool hub to open in January

26 Oct 2017 | By Emily Bright

The superstore will act as a logistics hub to five smaller regional community stores to open in the next three years

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Beehive-building grocery leaders complete Tanzania charity task Video

25 Oct 2017 | By Megan Tatum

A team of 14 senior female leaders from the industry, including Sainsbury’s, Moy Park and William Reed, built 120 beehives in just 72 hours

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New money-off app enables diners to give to homeless charities

25 Oct 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Customers of The Dealer App can pass on savings of up to 50% in restaurants and bars to local good causes…

Farm Africa

Farm Africa's project making Kenyan farmers smile Video

19 Oct 2017 | By Megan Tatum

Farm Africa’s Growing Futures project is helping young farmers to carve a career out of the land

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Food & drink businesswomen visit Tanzania to build beehives

16 Oct 2017 | By Megan Tatum

Sainsbury’s director of brand Judith Batchelar leads the 14-strong group as part of the Food For Good campaign

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General Mills to fund 5,000 more Greggs Foundation breakfasts

12 Oct 2017 | By Emily Bright

Pledge comes on top of existing work to feed more than 950 pupils every day…

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Southern Co-op plastic bag charity funds reach £500,000 Subscription

04 Oct 2017 | By Emily Bright

The 250-strong group has donated all proceeds to charity and community causes

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NFRN hits out at Flintshire Council efforts to ban The Sun Subscription

28 Sep 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

NFRN said it was looking to protect the freedom of the press

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Cardiff Spar store celebrates raising over £30,000 for NSPCC Subscription

21 Sep 2017 | By Emily Bright

Spar St Fagans has been collecting money for the charity since 2011, with events ranging from dress down days to raffles

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