Tag Archive for 'Waitrose'

Deadline of 26 September to request Waitrose Christmas meal support

September 18th, 2015 by Waitrose

Waitrose will help support elderly, homeless and vulnerable people in the community this Christmas for the third year running. The support is aimed at cutting the number of those who feel lonely or isolated at what is the most sociable time of the year for many others. The retailer will help support local Christmas lunch […]

Waitrose ‘Grow and Sell’ scheme expands across the Bailiwick

April 30th, 2015 by Waitrose

Waitrose will deliver ‘Grow and Sell‘ packs to school children in Alderney, Sark and Herm later this month following strong interest in this scheme from Guernsey schools. The ‘Grow and Sell’ scheme has already given out 37 kits to Guernsey schools. The scheme aims to encourage seven to eleven year old children from across the […]

Guernsey Welfare Service wishes to build food bank collection network

July 24th, 2013 by Guernsey Welfare Service

More than 1500 items of tinned and packaged food were donated at the Guernsey Welfare Service food bank collection held at the Waitrose Admiral Park and Rohais branches on Saturday 13 July 2013. Customers were given a suggested shopping list when entering the stores including items such as pasta, pasta sauces, cereals, coffee, sugar and […]

Waitrose helps Guernsey’s primary school children grow and sell food

May 12th, 2013 by Waitrose

Waitrose ‘Grow and Sell’ initiative aims to encourage seven to eleven year old children 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 produce during […]

The Holy Trinity Church collecting for food bank, outside Waitrose in Guernsey on 24 November 2012

November 21st, 2012 by Waitrose

Waitrose supermarkets across the Channel Islands and UK are helping customers increase their support for local communities this Christmas. All Waitrose shops have invited a local food bank to carry out collections which will give Waitrose customers the opportunity to buy an extra grocery item from a suggested shopping list, which will be distributed to […]

Waitrose helps local charities with new Partner Volunteering Scheme

May 2nd, 2012 by Waitrose

Waitrose Admiral Park and Waitrose Rohais have launched a Partner Volunteering scheme, which will see the branches donate a total of 500 hours of employees’ time to local charities and good causes this year. Over the coming months, Partners (as all employees are known) from Waitrose branches in Guernsey will take time out of their […]

Waitrose supports Big Soup Kitchen Challenge in St Peter Port on 6 December 2011

December 2nd, 2011 by Waitrose

As part of Waitrose’ commitment to the local community, the Admiral Park branch is supporting the annual Big Soup Kitchen Challenge which is taking place between 12.00 to 2.00 pm on Tuesday 6 December outside the Town Church in St Peter Port, Guernsey. The annual event will be officially opened by His Excellency Air Marshal […]

Guernsey Mind’s Infobus visiting two locations on 10 October 2011

October 5th, 2011 by Guernsey Mind

If you are feeling low, stressed or anxious please visit the Guernsey Mind Infobus for ideas on some extra help and support. On 10 October 2011 the Infobus will be at Waitrose in Admiral Park between 10.00 am and 12.30 pm and at the Kindred Family Centre, Les Genats Estate, Castel between 1.00 pm and […]

Waitrose to meet local producers on 22 September 2010

August 2nd, 2010 by Barry Cash

The Guernsey Chamber of Commerce has been informed that Waitrose are holding a ‘Meet the Buyer’ event organised by the States of Guernsey Commerce & Employment Department on Wednesday 22rd September 2010 at the St. Pierre Park Hotel. This event is by appointment only and is an opportunity to discuss with Waitrose the supply of […]