Community

A big well done to Peterborough Community Life Champion Jo Frost, who’s been running a cookery hub to help parents make healthy meals for their children for the last year.

Jo doing some work with a local school

The classes were inspired by Jo’s visits to nearby Highlees Primary School, where she taught children about food and nutrition, and was then asked to do similar things for parents.

Her classes for parents have been really popular and she covers a range of areas from sharing her food tips to showing parents how to cook cheap and healthy meals.

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Posted in Community on 10 February 2016
News & Blogs

Giant Gnomes

Our popular family of giant gnomes are back – and this time Gnorman’s mum and dad ‘Grandma’ and ‘Grandpa’ gnome are here to stay too! Find out more about the range and see which stores they’re available in here.

When we posted about them on social media this week our Facebook fans shared loads of fab photos of them on various adventures… they’ve certainly been busy!

See some of the great pictures we've received
Posted in News & Blogs on 10 February 2016
News & Blogs

To celebrate the release of the new Venus Swirl and Gillette ProShield razors we’re giving you the chance to try one for yourself – and we’ve got 200 of each to give away!

Try the new Venus Swirl or Fusion Proshield razors

Gillette have developed ProShield with lubrication before and after the blades to combat the key causes of irritation and redness.

And the Venus Swirl with Flexiball technology is designed for women’s curves and contours to make maximum contact on the skin.

We’re looking for 400 lucky customers to try either the Venus Swirl or Gillette ProShield for free. All we want in return is your feedback – in words, pictures or video.

Find out more and enter.
Posted in News & Blogs on 10 February 2016
News & Blogs

Our popular family of giant gnomes are back – and this time Gnorman’s mum and dad ‘Grandma’ and ‘Grandpa’ gnome are here to stay too!

Gnome family

You can find our friendly garden gnomes in selected stores from this week, Gnorman and his lovely wife Gnorma both stand at 3ft tall – and they’re just £25 each. The new Grandma and Grandpa gnomes are also 3ft tall and £28 each, and the kids Gnora and Gnoah are 2ft tall for just £20 each.

Click on the links below to see which stores each gnome is stocked in:

Gnorman
Gnorma
Gnoah
Gnora
Grandpa
Grandma

Posted in News & Blogs on 08 February 2016
Community

Schoolchildren learned about the importance of exercise, healthy eating and road safety on a visit to our Aberdare store – thanks to our resourceful Community Life Champion Julie Cook.

Julie's selfie with the 'walking bus'

The pupils from Oaklands Primary School came to the store to learn more about what’s in their food and where it comes from.

But instead of them getting lifts back to lessons, Julie hit on the idea of leading a ‘walking bus’ alongside teachers and parents – encouraging the children to stroll to school.

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Posted in Community on 08 February 2016