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Blakemore Spar stores trial waste fighting app

The Spar Fairfield forecourt store is one 15 Blakemore Retail Spar convenience stores based in Lincolnshire which are trialling the Too Good to Go food waste fighting app, which enables people to purchase short-dated food for a reduced price.

DC Baxter (Motors) Spar ruskington

Blakemore pledges £100,000 investment in retailer's site

Blakemore Trade Partners has pledged a £100,000 investment to Spar retailer Paul Baxter to enable him to carry out transformational development of his forecourt store.

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EDGEPoS installed at Gulf site in Scotland

Crieff Garage, a Spar and Gulf-branded convenience forecourt site in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, has installed the EDGEPoS software solution.

Mike Boardman, managing director of Appleby Westwarr
Mike Boardman, managing director of Appleby Westwarr
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Appleby Westward adds two forecourts as part of acquisition

Appleby Westward, the regional distribution company servicing Spar convenience stores in the South West, has bought the forecourt and c-store group Denovo Retail for an undisclosed sum.

Olly Andrews (second right) with his team from Maiden Newton, receiving the award from Appleby Westward managing director Mike Boardman (left) and the evening's compere Chris 'Doc' Strange

Forecourts among the winners at Appleby Westward annual awards

Forecourt stores were among the winners at the annual Retail Awards staged by Appleby Westward, the regional distribution company for Spar stores in the south west.

Texaco forecourt in Maiden Newton
Olly Andrews with his team at the forecourt reopening
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Spar retailer spends £250,000 on Texaco forecourt expansion

A family-run Dorset business is making a significant investment in the future with a £250,000 expansion of the forecourt completed and work soon to get under way to increase the size of its Spar forecourt store.

Spar highlights vegan-friendly wine with new range

Spar has added to its vegan-friendly wine offering with its new Vine & Bloom wine range. The Vine & Bloom wines have been developed in close collaboration with long-term supplier partner, Cantina di Sociale Soave, based in Northern Italy, focusing on popular grape varieties including, Pinot Grigio, Merlot and a Rose. This is the first wine range from Spar that highlights its vegan friendly attributes on the front label.

James Hall G&E Murgatroyd Kirkby Stephen
James Hall operates more than 30 forecourts
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Major forecourt operator wins consent for new site

A major forecourt operator with more than 30 sites in the north of England has won planning permission to build a petrol filling station, convenience store and jet wash facilities at a site in Bury.

Leanne Fleming, assistant manager Spar Milnthorpe, with supervisor Luke Green
Leanne Fleming, assistant manager Spar Milnthorpe, with supervisor Luke Green
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Cumbrian forecourt first recipient of site compliance sticker

A Cumbrian forecourt has become the first in the UK to display a new site compliance window sticker.

Justin Taylor at Winford Ford Service Station
Justin Taylor
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Spar forecourt retailer introduces free water refill station

With plastic reduction a high priority everywhere, forecourt store owner Justin Taylor has become one of the first Spar retailers in the south west to introduce a free water refill station.

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