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Supporting Swiss Cottage School

Posted by on 29 Jan, 2016 in New | 0 comments

Supporting Swiss Cottage School

The idea is to help Swiss Cottage school MLD (Moderate Learning Difficulties) learners (a group of 12 aged 16+) to organise a 3-4 day trip to a location that could become their regular vacation spot once they leave the school. Hence, as in other trips our learners would be closely engaged in all stages of planning the trip and managing daily life in self-catering chalet. ‘Trips expose young people with special educational needs to experiences and surroundings that would otherwise be inaccessible to them. They raise learners independence levels and self-confidence and are invaluable in...

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Happy children with their books

Posted by on 29 Jan, 2016 in New | 0 comments

“There is great excitement re the books at Lumin Christie & we are going to deliver some this week to 13 new out reach creches & the rest will be held at the library for other creches to collect. We really appreciate the generousness of the residents of Belsize – the kids are so excited by all these new books.” (Peter & Eleanor Thornton – Andrew’s parents).         ...

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Book collection for Lumen Christi Creche

Posted by on 26 Nov, 2015 in New | 0 comments

A big thank you from the Lumen Christi Creche in Plettenberg, South Africa to the team at Thornton’s Budgens and the residents of Belsize Park for the 700+ books you collected which arrived at the Creche the other day. Photos and more thanks to follow when they are distributed to the home based Creches in the area.

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Support for refugees

Posted by on 9 Nov, 2015 in New | 0 comments

So many thanks to all our customers who supported our collection for refugees. We raised £718.06 in two weeks! Please see bellow. ...

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Good News

Posted by on 9 Oct, 2015 in New | 0 comments

Dear All, Now that Booker are running Budgens, as promised we will have some major prices cuts coming our way! Here are the highlights: Fruit and Veg: Ten of our top selling lines including bananas, lemons, red peppers, oranges and limes will be at least 20% cheaper from November. We will highlight those lines. Euroshopper: We will be stocking a range of 100 Euroshopper lines which are great quality products at Aldi and Lidl prices – they will be available in November. These products are sourced by consortium of European retailers, with a scale that allows us to match the prices of the...

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HOPE for a Blooming Belsize

Posted by on 24 Sep, 2015 in New | 0 comments

HOPE for a Blooming Belsize

The residents of Belsize have decided it’s time to cheer up our bit of Haverstock Hill with some blooms! The idea for phase 1 is to create a colourful flowering space where people can sit and take it all in – here is how it could look. Thornton’s Budgens have agreed to help raise the funds to start this project, with a view to slowly adding elements to cheer up the area.  You can help contribute by buying a HOPE block at Thornton’s Budgens from Monday September 28. And for every £1 you spend on HOPE , Thornton’s Budgens will match by contributing £1. Thanks...

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