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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...

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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...

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

People in Devon will be able to give a big boost to three life-saving charities that have been heavily impacted by COVID-19.

Tesco stores across Devon are supporting the Tesco Health Charity Partnership’s appeal to raise money for Cancer Research UK, the British Heart Foundation and Diabetes UK from 1 to 13 September.

The supermarket chain’s customers can make a donation by...

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Tesco stores in Devon to hold extra food collection

Devon’s Tesco stores are holding a special summer food collection to support the Trussell Trust and FareShare charities as they respond to an increased demand for food in the wake of the pandemic.

From August 20 to 22 customers can donate essential items of long-life food to the good causes. Tesco will top up all customer donations with an additional 20% donation in cash to the two...

Local food hub SAVEs more meals than it has hot dinners

On Wednesday, SAVE food hub volunteers saved the 4,000th food item from going to waste since the community group began working in March. The date also marked marked the first occasion of the partnership with Seaton Town Council and local Community Interest Company Re:store as SAVE started working from the Council’s Marshlands building

They collect and share edible, in date food with...

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