Plymouth crisps company boosted by Tesco contract

Popular hand-cooked potato chips producer Burts is celebrating after securing a region-wide listing with Tesco.

The two businesses have struck a deal for three flavours of Burts’ crisps to be sold in more than 60 stores across the West Country – from Yeovil to Ilfracombe and Gloucester to Helston.

Sea Salt, Mature Cheddar & Spring Onion, and Sea Salt & Malt Vinegar...

Tesco and Help for Heroes launch urgent appeal for volunteers in Plymouth

Tesco is partnering with Help for Heroes to help raise vital funds for veterans wounded or injured in the line of duty - and Plymouth volunteers are needed.

With the Tesco Superstore hosting a collection in Transit Way as part of the first national event of its type this year, Tesco and the charity have launched an urgent appeal for people to volunteer a couple of hours in store to...

Plymouth Tesco stores to hold extra summer Food Collection for children and families

Tesco is to hold an extra Food Collection in its Plymouth stores to support children and families this summer.

The collection will take place in Plymouth's large Tesco stores from July 15 to 17 and in Express stores from July 12 to August 28, with customers urged to donate long-life food to the Trussell Trust and FareShare to help them in their vital work to support families in need...

Tesco plants more than 2,000 trees at Devon store

A MAJOR tree-planting project is taking place at a Devon Tesco store to improve the wildlife habitat and screen the building’s rooftops.

The store will have a total of 2,100 native trees planted to the south of its Ilfracombe site in an area of land stretching to the Old Barnstaple Road.

Existing scrub will be retained for its habitat value, with the tree-planting and...

Tesco to help Plymouth households recycle soft plastic

Tesco to help Plymouth households recycle soft plastic

Shoppers across Plymouth will now be able to recycle cling film, crisp packets and salad bags at their local Tesco store as the supermarket rolls out the biggest network of soft plastic collection points in the UK.

Tesco is putting the collection points at all of its Extra and Superstores across the South West, with the Plymouth Metro, Plymouth Roborough and Plymouth Transit Way...

Tavistock young people get a little help from Tesco

Tavistock Youth Café has been awarded a £1,000 grant from Tesco as part of a scheme to support young people.

The youth café was one of the successful applicants to the Tesco Bags of Help community grant scheme, with a special round of grants being awarded to charities and community groups who work with young people.

Founded in 2005 in response to the lack of youth clubs in...

Tesco Community Cookery School and partners Jamie Oliver and FareShare help deliver food education program to community cooks

The second phase of Tesco’s Community Cookery School launches this month in Devon to help train community cooks in delivering helpful and practical food education to families in their communities.

The programme, in partnership with Jamie Oliver and the charity FareShare, aims to train 300 community cooks, such as those who operate food banks or charity kitchens, to teach families how...

Tesco Health Charity Partnership fundraising appeal in Plymouth shows a little help can go a long way

Plymouth shoppers will be able to give a big boost this month to three life-changing charities that have been heavily impacted by COVID-19.

Tesco stores across Plymouth are supporting the Tesco Health Charity Partnership’s appeal to raise money for Cancer Research UK, the British Heart Foundation and Diabetes UK from 26 to 28 February.

Tesco customers can make a donation by...


Plymouth Tesco shoppers donate 1,700 meals to those in need this Christmas

Generous Tesco shoppers across Plymouth have been thanked after donating 1,740 meals to feed people in their communities amid this year’s Covid-19 pandemic.

During the annual Tesco Food Collection at the end of November, local shoppers donated enough packets, tins and boxes to help the Trussell Trust and FareShare in their vital work.

An additional Tesco Food Collection held...

Tesco to offer free fruit and veg to Devon’s Healthy Start families

Tesco is expanding its food donation programme to help Devon families eat more fresh fruit and vegetables over the winter. From 16 November, the supermarket will give any of the 500,000 families who use the weekly Healthy Start vouchers a £1 coupon to spend on fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables. Every time a customer hands over their vouchers at the checkout, they will automatically...