Langport Area Business Group bidding to bag a cash boost from Tesco Bags of Help initiative

Tesco has teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 – all raised from the 5p bag levy – being awarded to local community projects. Three groups in every Tesco region have been shortlisted to receive a cash award and shoppers are being invited to vote for their preferred project. Full story: Read more



unnamedTHOUSANDS of women united at Sherborne Castle, Sherborne on Sunday June 21, with one mission in mind – to conquer cancer. Now Cancer Research UK is calling on the town’s formidable army of mighty-mums, gutsy-grans, and go-getting girls to make every step count by paying in their sponsorship money as soon as possible. Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life, in partnership with Tesco, is an inspiring women-only series of 5k, 10k and Pretty Muddy events which raises millions of pounds every year to fund life-saving research. Full story: Read more

Febreze triggers a fresh recycling trial at Tesco and Recycling Centres across Somerset

SWP Trigger top Febreze 01Febreze – a Procter & Gamble company brand – and Tesco are working with Somerset Waste Partnership to help residents recycle more plastics than ever before. From 8 December 2014, people can participate in a trial to separate and recycle the trigger tops and flip caps from their home care plastic bottles, at large Tesco stores and Recycling Centres across Somerset. The trial is taking place to help understand whether specific collection methods work for previously non-recycled packaging. Trigger tops on plastic bottles that allow the products to be sprayed are made from different types of plastic to that of the bottles, and often contain a metal spring – this means they should be separated for recycling. Full story: Read more