19 September 2014
Sainsbury’s horticultural apprentices step into their role
Apprentices this month started on the first retailer-led national apprenticeship scheme for horticulture and agriculture. Through the Sainsbury’s scheme, the retailer is offering a City & Guilds accredited Level 2 Diploma which will give the apprentices hands on, practical experience within horticulture suppliers to Sainsbury’s.
17 September 2014
Student Life Sorted Competition
To be in with a chance of winning one of two by Sainsbury's microwaves simply follow @SainsburysPR and Tweet your favourite student meal ideas and tips - make sure you use the #UniFoodHack hashtag.
17 September 2014
Ellie Simmonds OBE opened new Sainsbury’s Local in the heart of former Olympic and Paralympic Village
Four-time Paralympic Champion and Active Kids ambassador, Ellie Simmonds OBE, joined local children to open a new Sainsbury’s convenience store on 15 September, on the site of her medal haul at London 2012.
13 September 2014
Sainsbury’s to introduce hundreds of new shopping trolleys developed with parents of disabled children
Sainsbury’s has responded to calls from parents with disabled children for a more secure shopping trolley and, after months of testing a prototype with parents and children, the retailer has today announced that they will begin introducing nearly 600 of the new trolleys to supermarket stores across the UK from 15 September.
10 September 2014
Sainsbury’s opens first-ever combined pharmacy and convenience store at Guy’s Hospital
Sainsbury’s opens the first combined convenience shop and community pharmacy on a hospital site. The new store at Guy’s Hospital near London Bridge will employ 25 local people and offer improved choice, as well as a broad range of convenience goods for patients and visitors using the hospital. It will be open from 7am to 11pm, seven days a week.
09 September 2014
Sainsbury's reveals the UK's real cooking age as curriculum changes put cooking back on the menu for kids
As a nation, our cooking age is falling short of our real age, and we are reaching it much later than we should, according to new research released today by Sainsbury’s. The research comes as the retailer announces plans to inspire a new generation of children to eat well through its Active Kids scheme – as practical cookery becomes compulsory for children up to Year 9 in England for the first time.
06 September 2014
Competitors up their game for day three at the Sainsbury's 2014 school games
Saturday saw swimming make a splash at the Sainsbury’s 2014 School Games, as nearly 200 athletes started to battle it out for supremacy in the pool.
05 September 2014
Talented young athletes lead the way in day two of the Sainsbury's 2014 school games
Thursday night’s opening ceremony kicked off the Sainsbury’s 2014 School Games in style, and the event truly burst into life today with ten sports getting underway across seven different sites in Manchester.
02 September 2014
Mobile by Sainsbury’s offers free £15 bundles
From 2nd – 30th September 2014, Mobile by Sainsbury’s is offering new and existing customers a free £15 pay as you go bundle. To take advantage of the offer all customers have to do is order a free SIM* online and link their Nectar card to their Mobile by Sainsbury’s number. No top up is required.
02 September 2014
Happy Birthday to Tu
This month Sainsbury’s is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the launch of its clothing brand “Tu” which has fast become the 7th most popular clothing range in the UK. Selling as many as four pieces a second, Tu is now renowned for its contemporary, quality clothing at great value prices – helping shoppers to “live their style”.