Generous Plymouth shoppers thanked for donating more than 7,000 meals

Generous Tesco shoppers in Plymouth have been thanked after helping to donate more than 1.5million meals’ worth of food to help charities feed people during Christmas and the winter months.

During the twice-yearly Tesco Food Collection, which ran in Tesco stores from 18-20 November, customers were asked to donate long-life food to support FareShare and the Trussell Trust.


Calling East Devon Christmas shoppers to Please Stop Here

East Devon District Council has launched a Christmas campaign to encourage all residents to shop locally for all their Christmas gifts and food this year.

A study* shows that half of UK adults plan to make the most of Christmas 2021, with 30% of locals in the South West intending to spend more money than last year. East Devon District Council is working with local businesses and high...

Shoppers in Plymouth are the most price-savvy across the entire UK

The Real Price Report, from Aldi, reveals just how clued-up the nation is about the price of groceries. More than 2,000 UK adults were asked to estimate the price of a basket of everyday grocery products, and this was compared with the actual supermarket prices*.

Despite being the most cost-conscious, more than four in 10 (42%) adults in Plymouth still say they don’t know the price...

Charge for carrier bags comes into force

The 5p charge for single-use plastic carrier bags comes into effect today (5 October).

The charge, which will apply for all retailers with 250 or more full-time employees, is expected to significantly reduce the number of plastic bags taken from shops. It follows the success of similar schemes in Scotland and Wales – in Wales the charge led to a 79 per cent decrease in plastic bags in...

Shoppers Go Alfresco

The UK’s most enticing food and drink RoadShow is visiting Devon as part of the 2015 Gastro Alfresco campaign!

The Gastro Alfresco summer RoadShow, along with nine of the country’s most beloved brands, is visiting: Ivybridge, Lee Mill Tesco Extra on Thursday 25 June on their crusade to bring the UK off their sofa and into the sun. With the longer and warmer days, Gastro Alfresco...

Local producers invited to take a stand in outdoor market

TALENTED artists, food producers and crafters are being invited to air their wares at a new outdoor market launched in Plymouth this summer.

The Local Produce Market will be held in the streets surrounding Plymouth City Market on the second Saturday of every month from May (starting May 10) to September.

Traders will be able to show of their creations from homemade cupcakes and...

Drake Circus launches free Wi-Fi for shoppers

Drake Circus Shopping Centre in Plymouth has launched a new free Wi-Fi service, enabling shoppers to surf the net while they shop.

In partnership with BT, shoppers at Drake Circus Shopping Centre will now have access to free Wi-Fi on their smartphones, tablets and laptops to browse the web, use apps and check social networking sites within the centre. Shoppers can use free BT Wi-Fi...