Thea Jones

Recent changes to some of our plastic packaging in store

You might have spotted in our recent post that last month we began stocking 1 pints of milk in reusable and returnable glass bottles, as part of our ongoing commitment to reducing plastic use at Galleon Stores.

This month, we are pleased to share that we are now also stocking yogurts, pate and bird seed in reusable packaging.

Langage Farm Farmhouse Yogurts

Locally sourced and available in a variety of flavours, the yogurts are sold in reusable glass jars – perfect for reusing for homemade desserts or odd bits and bobs.

Les Gourmands Pate

Add a touch of France to your picnics; choose from Wild Boar with Cranberries or Duck with Orange Liqueur varieties. Available in 100g reusable glass jars.

Bird seed and nuts

A selection of some our bird seed and nuts are now stocked in resealable plastic containers. Once you’re done with them, these can also be returned to Galleon Stores.

Support your local post office through home and car insurance

Have you had a chance to read Gary’s recent post on The Future of Galmpton Post Office? It highlighted just some of the ways that our customers can support their local Post Office, including purchasing or renewing home (building and contents) and car insurance.

So next time you’re looking into home and car insurance, come in and speak to Gary, or give us a call to see what the Post Office can do and how this can support Galmpton Post Office.

New to our freezers: Britannia of Beesands frozen fish varieties

We’re now stocking a range of frozen fish in store from local company Britannia of Beesands, including Dressed Crab, Cod and Lemon Sole Fillets, Prawns, Salmon Steak and Haddock. Come in store to see the full range, or give us a call on 01803 842148 for more information.

Bank Holiday Monday opening hours

A notice to our customers that we’ll be open from 8.00am to 1.00pm on the upcoming Bank Holiday, 27th May.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to come in store and ask a member of staff, give us a call or contact us here.

Milk and orange juice now available in returnable glass bottles

For some time we have been looking to introduce milk in returnable glass bottles instore as part of our ongoing commitment to reduce our plastic waste.

We are pleased to share that we are now stocking milk (1 pint) and orange juice in returnable glass bottles for sale instore.

Click here to visit our dedicated ‘Let’s turn the plastic tide’ page to find out more about the changes we’ve been making.

Access business banking at Galmpton Post Office

Calling all local businesses! Don’t forget that you can access a range of business banking account services at Galmpton Post Office. From cash withdrawals and balance enquiries to cash and cheque deposits, pop in store for friendly, local service.

Do you have a question regarding business banking services at Galmpton Post Office? Come in and ask a member of staff, or give us a call on 01803 842148.

Your travel essentials at Galmpton Post Office

As we enter the season for holidaying abroad, did you know you can use Galmpton Post Office for securing all your travel essentials?

From buying travel money and loading a Travel Money Card, to securing travel insurance – it’s all available in one place – with plenty of advice on offer should you need it.

Any questions? Pop in store and speak to Gary, or give us a call on 01803 842148.

Royal Mail release special stamps for 75th anniversary of D-Day

Royal Mail marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day with it’s June Special Stamps issue. Available to purchase from Galmpton Post Office from Thursday 6th June, there are six stamps in total.

Do you have a question about the issue, or a general enquiry for the Post Office? Pop in store and speak to Gary, give us a call on 01803 842148 or contact us here.

Royal Mail special issue stamps: Queen Victoria Bicentenary

Royal Mail’s upcoming special issue honours two significant bicentenaries for 2019.  Marking the birth of both Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert, the stamps chart the life of Victoria from Princess to Empress. An accompanying miniature sheet also celebrates the legacy of Prince Albert.

On sale at Galmpton Post Office from Friday 24th May 2019, visit Royal Mail’s website for a sneak peek ahead of the release.

Do you have a question about the issue, or a general enquiry for the Post Office? Pop in store and speak to Gary, give us a call on 01803 842148 or contact us here.

Charity collection total – this year so far

Since the beginning of this year, we’re delighted to share that our in-store collection tins have raised over £170 for our chosen local charities RNLI Torbay and Rowcroft Hospice, in addition to national charity CHICKS.

CHICKS is a children’s charity providing free respite breaks to disadvantaged children all over the UK. To find out more about the local charities we support, click here.

A big thank you to all of our customers for their kind donations.

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Click here for our article on the future of Galmpton Post Office.

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