Tag : Sainsbury’s

‘Tis the Season…For Shocking Increases In Food Bank Reliance

1 month ago / 0 comments

Following a successful trial last Summer, supermarket giant Sainsbury’s are relaunching a new initiative designed to encourage increased donations to local food banks. The idea – coming from a group of teenagers in Exeter doing an NCS project – is to have shelf-edge labels which alert shoppers to products that … Read More

Is Your Meal Deal Shattering Your Daily Sugar Allowance?

1 year ago / 0 comments

Customers are facing serious health risks by consuming high sugar combination meal deals on a daily or regular basis, according to the charity Action on Sugar. They say some high-street lunch meal deals, a firm favourite of students, can contain up to 30 teaspoons of sugar, according to their research. … Read More

Businesses you can (dis)count on as a fresher

1 year ago / 0 comments

…because the more you save the more you can rave 😉 You spent £30 too much on VK’s last night, never mind what you spent on taxis and entry. You’d really like a huge pizza to sort out the hangover, or even just some toast, but your flat hasn’t managed … Read More

Hyde Park regular Bernard ‘Brian’ Davey death confirmed

2 years ago / 0 comments

It has been confirmed that Bernard Davey, a homeless man and familiar face to many in Hyde Park, has passed away.  Many knew him as Brian, an elderly man who was often in his wheelchair outside the 24 hour Sainsbury’s on Brudenell Road in Hyde Park. He was often singing outside Sainsbury’s … Read More

Seeing double: Hyde Park’s Sainsbury’s situation

2 years ago / 0 comments

A new Sainsbury’s supermarket opened on the 1st December on Royal Park Road, only 0.2 miles away from the 24 hour Sainsbury’s on Brudenell Road. The Brudenell Road ‘Sainos’ has become a student institution, dominating the student-packed Hyde Park area when it comes to big supermarket brands. Which leads nicely on … Read More

Christmas TV: Adverts of the advent

3 years ago / 0 comments

It’s officially that time of year when our screens are inundated with an abundance of Christmas adverts. Aware of our nation’s criteria for the ultimate Christmas commercial (reflective soundtrack, idyllic family living room scene, shots of indulgent festive delicacies – you know the score), here’s my humble opinion on this … Read More

Man arrested for Sainsbury’s robbery

4 years ago / 0 comments

Police have arrested a man in connection with a robbery at Sainsbury’s in Hyde Park last weekend. The Gryphon understands the offender was carrying a knife when he stole mobile phones from customers at the store on Brudenell Road. The incident happened in the early hours of the morning between … Read More

Food | 5 exam season ready meals put to the test

5 years ago / 0 comments

It’s deadline season and you don’t want to cook. Aside from a pack of custard creams, a low cost ready meal is the obvious alternative. But which one to choose? We’ve found the worst so you don’t have to. 1. Chicken Chow Mein, Tesco, a little over 5 minutes. This … Read More

News | Sainsbury's infested apples

5 years ago / 0 comments

A student has told LS of finding a maggot infestation in a bag of apples she bought from Hyde Park Sainsbury’s. Rachel Groocock, a second year English student, discovered the maggot while slicing the infested fruit in her kitchen. “It was bought in a multi-pack of six apples from the … Read More