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Waitrose talks sustainability

Waitrose talks sustainability

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Working with local suppliers and charging for plastic bags are some of the key requirements for increasing sustainable living in Guernsey, according to Waitrose branch manager Ian Burdekin. In a recent talk given to the staff of EY Channel Islands, Mr Burdekin spoke about how we all must take responsibility for our island by minimising […]

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Hundreds of islanders sign petition to make bananas fair

Hundreds of islanders sign petition to make bananas fair

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

MORE than 250 islanders have signed a petition urging businesses to make bananas fair. Fairtrade Guernsey volunteers collected the signatures outside Waitrose on Saturday, where they spent the day dressed in banana suits. The petition, coordinated by the Fairtrade Foundation, asks Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business, to investigate the […]

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Waitrose sings out for local music groups

| March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The two Waitrose branches in Guernsey are inviting local music groups and choirs to come forward to apply for £1,500 worth of funding. The grant is part of the John Lewis Partnership ‘Music Matters’ scheme, which invites branches to nominate a local musical activity for a significant one off contribution. In order to choose the […]

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Nomination period opens for the Waitrose Good Food Guide Readers’ Restaurant of the Year Awards

| February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Good Food Guide, published by Waitrose, is once again inviting submissions for its highly regarded Readers’ Restaurant of the Year awards, with this year’s nomination period opening on Monday 3rd March 2014. The esteemed awards celebrate great food and service at independent restaurants, pubs and cafés from around the country. The annual awards invite […]

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Waitrose helps to provide Christmas lunch for those in need

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Waitrose will be helping to provide Christmas lunch for elderly, homeless and vulnerable people in their local community. This year the UK company has donated the Admiral Park and Rohais branches with £1,500 each to distribute to Guernsey causes, helping isolated people in the island receive food and gifts at Christmas who might have otherwise […]

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Heston’s Hidden Tickets Promise An Experience That Money Can’t Buy

Heston’s Hidden Tickets Promise An Experience That Money Can’t Buy

| December 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

His culinary creations have been in such hot demand – that a hidden orange Christmas pudding prompted a bidding war on eBay. But this year the stakes will be even higher as Heston Blumenthal offers a handful of customers an experience that money simply can’t buy. The chef’s latest advert for supermarket Waitrose – unveiled […]

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Waitrose supports local foodbank ahead of Christmas

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Waitrose Rohais and Admiral Park branches will be holding a foodbank collection ahead of Christmas to support families in need across the island. Organised with the Guernsey Welfare Service, the food bank collection will take place on Saturday 23 November at both branches. Here customers will have the opportunity to buy an extra grocery […]

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Waitrose celebrates fifth anniversary of Community Matters initiative and calls for local charities and good causes to get in touch

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Waitrose this weekend (21st July) celebrates the fifth anniversary of its community giving ‘green tokens’ scheme. To mark the Birthday the retailer has released figures showing how much money has been donated to local good causes – and has called for charities near its shops to get in touch to benefit from the scheme. Since […]

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Waitrose Rohais and Admiral Park extends support for local food bank

| July 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Waitrose has pledged its support to local charity, the Guernsey Welfare Service, to aid families in need across the island. The Guernsey Welfare Service will be holding a food bank collection at Waitrose Admiral Park and Rohais on Saturday 13 July. Customers will have the opportunity to buy an extra grocery item from a suggested […]

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Waitrose works with local schools to produce and sell home-grown food

| May 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

From school to supermarket, Waitrose ‘Grow and Sell’ initiative is aimed at encouraging 7-11 year olds across the UK and Channel Islands to grow their own produce and sell it to Waitrose customers. The initiative, in association with the Waitrose farm on the Leckford Estate, aims to inspire over 100,000 children to grow their own […]

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