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Fairtrade celebrates 25th Birthday since first products launched in the UK

This October Fairtrade kicks off its 25th birthday celebrations with a long weekend of parties, activities and events from Friday 4th- Monday 7th October 2019, which will see the public show their ongoing support for the 1.6million farmers and workers behind the UK’s most visible ethical label.

101 incredible cruise facts...

With our cruise evening coming up next week (27th September) we thought it would be useful to share 101 incredible cruise ship facts.

Every single cruise ship in operation today is the result of incredible feats of engineering – all offering awe-inspiring sights as they propel across the seas. Almost every aspect of cruise ships is packed with unbelievable stats, technology and facts – here we have a look at 101 of the most incredible...

Our Head of Membership & Marketing jumps out of a plane...

Our Head of Membership & Marketing, Kevin Bennett jumped out of a plane yesterday (15th September) all in the name of Charity. Kevin started fundraising last year for the Alzheimer's Society and continued to fundraise for the Essex & Herts Air Ambulance when the Charity of the Year swapped over at our recent AGM in May.

In Kevin's own words he describes the experience... 

Your chance to win a case of Jim Jams Milk Chocolate Dippers Pots

We are excited to announce the launch of the new Jim Jams dipper pots.

A dozen mini breadsticks accompanied with their delicious No Added Sugar Milk Chocolate Sauce.

  • Sold in packs of two

  • No added sugar

  • Milk chocolate flavour

The great tasting milk chocolate spread is SugarWise certified. JimJams only ever use the naturally sourced sweetener (Maltitol) that is nearly half the calories of normal sugar, and is ‘tooth friendly', making it ideal for kids

Looking for an award-winning, hybrid mattress?

Look no further than the Hybrid 2000 Pocket Gel Mattress by Sleepeezee - awarded a Which? Best Buy in June 2019!

Fresh and cool - This beautifully designed mattress is a breath of fresh air! Cooling and comfortable, the Hybrid 2000 features a luxurious 4cm of StayCool™ Gel. It helps to reduce excess body heat as you sleep, so you can wake feeling refreshed.

A firmer feel - The Hybrid 2000 is rated firm. This means it's the perfect choice if you're looking for high levels of support - without sacrificing comfort! 

Sneezy does it...

Is it just us, or has it taken a turn for the colder this week? Lower temperatures mean that coughs and colds will soon be on the rise, and when that happens we just want to crawl into bed to hide until it goes away.

Prevention is better than cure, so if you feel the early signs of a cold taking hold, here are a few home treatments to help knock it on the head.

We're recruiting for various roles within our food stores...

We employ approximately 1,000 colleagues across our 4 trading divisions; Food, Department Stores, Travel and Funerals, and within our Head Office.

The Society has a wide range of job opportunities, with flexible working patterns available, and we provide many training opportunities for our workforce.  Courses available including bespoke training, both in stores and on-line, and National qualifications in our accredited centre.

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