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Blakemore Foodservice Retains Contract with Dudley and Walsall Councils

May 14, 2021

Blakemore Foodservice retains its grocery, chilled and frozen distribution contract with Dudley and Walsall councils

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Blakemore Foodservice Set to Recommence Supply to Pubs and Restaurants

April 01, 2021

Blakemore Foodservice is getting ready to resume supplying pubs and restaurants ahead of their reopening

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Colleagues Celebrate GroceryAid Awareness Day

March 05, 2021

Colleagues across A.F. Blakemore help the company raise awareness of GroceryAid as it marks GroceryAid Awareness Day

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Blakemore Foundation Covid-19 Support Reaches Value of £176,000

February 17, 2021

Charitable donations awarded to Covid-related causes via the Blakemore Foundation have now reached a value of £176,000

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A.F. Blakemore Expands Operations with Acquisition of Online Vegan Store

August 13, 2020

A.F. Blakemore announces the purchase of the online wholesaler and retailer Vegan Store

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AFB to Give Away £30,000 with Community Cashback Scheme

June 17, 2020

A.F. Blakemore launches a Community Cashback Grant scheme to thank groups who are there for vulnerable people during the Covid-19 crisis

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A.F. Blakemore Colleagues Donate Over £25,000 During Coronavirus Crisis

April 21, 2020

Colleagues from across A.F. Blakemore donate more than £25,000 to local communities during the coronavirus crisis

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A.F. Blakemore Partners with Royal Voluntary Service

April 15, 2020

A.F. Blakemore partners with the Royal Voluntary Service to help vulnerable people and NHS workers during the coronavirus crisis

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Colleagues Praised for Outstanding Service in Coronavirus Crisis

March 19, 2020

Customers and SPAR retailers thank AFB colleagues for their commitment to outstanding customer service during the coronavirus outbreak

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Blakemore Foodservice Announces Contract with SOHO Coffee Co.

January 08, 2020

Blakemore Foodservice announces a three-year contract to supply SOHO Coffee Co.

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Blakemore Foodservice Becomes Main Supplier to Philpotts

October 02, 2019

Blakemore Foodservice becomes the main food and drink supplier to A.F. Blakemore’s 21 Philpotts stores

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A.F. Blakemore Set for Success After Year of Investment

August 28, 2019

A.F. Blakemore is “energised and ready for the year ahead” after a year of significant investment and reorganisation

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Blakemore Foodservice Cooks Up Storm at Catering Exhibition

July 26, 2019

Colleagues from Blakemore Foodservice and the Country Range Group serve up culinary delights at the Lead Association for CAtering in Education’s (LACA) Main Event

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A.F. Blakemore Crowned National Winner at Business in the Community Awards

July 10, 2019

A.F. Blakemore is celebrating after being crowned a national winner at the prestigious Responsible Business Awards 2019, run by Business in the Community

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Blakemore Foodservice Joins Country Range Group

June 14, 2019

Blakemore Foodservice joins the Country Range Group network of independent wholesalers

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Caoire Blakemore Joins Black Country Women in Business Steering Group

April 17, 2019

A.F. Blakemore Group Board Director Caoire Blakemore has joined the steering group of the Black Country Women in Business forum

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Drivers Celebrate Warehouse to Wheels Success

October 29, 2018

A.F. Blakemore employees celebrate successfully qualifying as LGV drivers on the company’s Warehouse to Wheels programme

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Blakemore Foodservice Donates £5,000 to Midlands-based Cancer Charities

October 02, 2018

Kind hearted employees from Blakemore Foodservice have donated £5,000 to charities Walsall Breast Cancer Support Group and Balls to Cancer

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Blakemore Foodservice Inspires at LACA’s Main Event

July 25, 2018

Blakemore Foodservice teams up with supplier Pan’Artisan for the LACA’s education catering exhibition

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Blakemore Foodservice Crowned Favourite Delivered Wholesaler at HIM Wholesale Awards

July 03, 2018

Blakemore Foodservice scoops the title of Independent Foodservice Operator’s Favourite Delivered Wholesaler at the HIM Wholesale Awards

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Phyllis Fellows Celebrates 45 Years’ Service

July 03, 2018

In June, Blakemore Foodservice’s Phyliss Fellows celebrated an incredible 45 years’ service with the business

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100th Anniversary Charity Birthday Party Raises £86,000 for Good Causes

September 29, 2017

On September 1st, colleagues across England and Wales took part in 300 celebratory events at stores and depots across the company’s trading area

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Foodservice James Bridge Awards £6,000 to Charities of the Year

August 29, 2017

Colleagues from Blakemore Foodservice’s James Bridge depot hand over £6,000 to the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity and Chelsea’s HLH Awareness Fund

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