Over £1,000 Raised for E.A.C.H in Roys Christmas Shopping Evening's charity raffle 2018


Roys of Wroxham Christmas Shopping Evening 2018


Roys Christmas Shopping Evening was held on Tuesday 14th November as a special event for pre-registered guests to get into the Christmas spirit and some great deals too! On arrival guests received a complimentary goody bag and a spread of Christmas treats & drinks were on hand, as well as Stalham Brass Band performing live to help get everyone into the festive mood. A number of representatives from big brands were in store for shoppers to meet and ask advice about some of their favourite products as well as demonstrations of some too.

Charity Raffle

The culmination of the evening was the charity raffle, which raised £1,054 for East Anglian's Children's Hospices. Over 50 prizes with a combined value of over £3000 were available to be won and there were many happy winners.

A number of prizes are yet to be claimed. Prizes can be claimed from the till point adjacent to the car park entrance of the Wroxham Department Store. Please note serial numbers of raffle tickets will be checked for verification. The winning raffle tickets are;

1st Prize

Pink 418
Elizabeth Arden Blockbuster Gift Set

2nd Prize

Red 528
Circulon 5pc Pan Set

3rd Prize

Blue 501
Radley Liverpool Street Handbag

4th Prize

Blue 768
Samsung Galaxy Tablet

5th Prize

Pink 211
Rayban Sunglasses

6th Prize

Red 721
Armani Sunglasses

8th Prize

Burnt Orange 10
Simple Human Bin

9th Prize

Blue 724
Barry M Nail Paint Set

16th Prize

Burnt Orange 98
Crew Clothing Top

19th Prize

Blue 677
LED Illuminated Reindeer

21st Prize

Red 514
Denby Intro Dinner Set

22nd Prize

Pink 339
Into The Wild Hamper

23rd Prize

Burnt Orange 20
Yankee Candle set 1

25th Prize

Burnt Orange 88
Wonderbra Gift Voucher

26th Prize

Blue 275
Charnos Lingerie Set Gift Voucher

30th Prize

Blue 78
Somerset Toiletry Gift Set & Yardley Fragrances

32nd Prize

Blue 80
LED Illuminated 1m Star Light

33rd Prize

Blue 116
Roald Dahl Mug Set

40th Prize

Pink 293
Amar Hamper

41st Prize

Blue 620
Hider Luxury Foods hamper

42nd Prize

Blue 280
Indulgence Jewellery Duo

43rd Prize

Blue 533
Men's David Beckham Hamper


Burnt Orange 290
Mrs bridges Tote Bag

48th Prize

Pink 262
Possibility Of London Advent Calendar


Black Shuck Gins

Supplier of the Month
November 2018

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The Norfolk Sloe Co.

The Norfolk Sloe Company is a family run distillery in Fakenham, Norfolk that provides Roys with their well known Black Shuck gins such as their sloe gin, which is a red liqueur made by steeping Norfolk grown blackthorn berries and is a delicious winter tipple. They have also just launched their Ignite “gunpowder proof” gin which is unapologetically bold yet silky smooth and with warming Sea Buckthorn and citrus notes, perfect for sipping on chilly winter nights.

Tacons Pumpkins

Supplier of the Month
October 2018

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The Tacons

The Tacon family have a farm in Rollesby, Norfolk where they have been farming for three generations. They supply Roys with a number of fresh vegetables such as asparagus in the spring and pumpkins in autumn, all of which travels only 12 miles down the road to our Wroxham supermarket!

Gnawfolk Chocolate

Supplier of the Month
September 2018


Gnaw Chocolatiers

Every single one of Gnaw’s artisan chocolates is carefully handcrafted in their Gnawfolk kitchens with locally sourced ingredients, natural flavours, and no added nasties! Why would they let their gorgeous, chompably lovely chocolate come into contact with anything else?

The very best of ingredients are all hand-mixed together with a whole load of love and a big warm hug of Gnaw playful fun!

HG Blakes

Supplier of the Month
August 2018


HG Blake

HG Blake are a family owned company based in Costessey, Norwich. They supply Roys with Farm Assured Norfolk reared beef which they source directly from local farmers so they can guarantee all of their beef is reared on Norfolk farms and fully traceable.

Roys’ fully trained butchers hand prepare the beef in store, producing a variety of cuts and products such as steaks & burgers, perfect for BBQs!



Roys donates £11,270 to E.A.C.H's Nook Appeal


Photo left to right: Katie Gell (Assistant Manager, Highway Garden & Leisure), Joanne Symonds (Marketing Co-ordinator, Roys of Wroxham), Sophie Mayes (Corporate Fundraiser, EACH)


Photo left to right: Katie Gell (Assistant Manager, Highway Garden & Leisure), Joanne Symonds (Marketing Co-ordinator, Roys of Wroxham), Sophie Mayes (Corporate Fundraiser, EACH)

Roys are please to have donated a cheque for more than £11,000 to East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH), specifically the charity’s Nook Appeal.

Joanne Symonds, Marketing Coordinator from Roys, and Katie Gell, Assistant Manager from Highway Garden and Leisure, gathered at the entrance to The Nook, in Framingham Earl, to present the cheque to Sophie Mayes, EACH Norfolk Corporate Fundraiser.

The new, £10m hospice is being built to replace EACH’s current Norfolk hospice in Quidenham. Work on the nook is well under way and once complete EACH will have far more space from which to offer its vital care and support to hundreds of children with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions, and their families.

“It is with great pleasure that we can present such a large donation to the nook appeal as Roys’ charity of the year,” commented Ed Roy, Managing Director of Roys. ”The hospice will be an excellent centre for young people with additional health needs. We are very lucky to see the work progressing as the building work is a stone’s throw from Highway Garden and Leisure.”
Sophie Mayes, EACH Corporate Fundraiser said: “While building of the nook is progressing well, we still have some £2 million to raise before it hopefully becomes operational from summer 2019, so support from the business community in Norfolk like this is vital. A massive thank you to everyone at Roys for all their fantastic efforts.”

To find out more information about EACH and the Nook Appeal and how you can help, please visit www.each.org.uk/the-nook.


Archangel Distilleries Gin

Supplier of the Month
July 2018

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Archangel Distilleries

Archangel Distilleries is just one hundred yards from St Peter's Church, in Dunton near Fakenham. The distillery is part of a working family owned farm where they use small scale production, local ingredients and local labour to produce their gin. Archangel Gin is rich, complex and bursting with exciting flavours. It is zesty fragrance and rooty flavours on the finish. The gin is full bodied and deliciously smooth.

Place UK Strawberries

Supplier of the Month
June 2018


Place UK

Place UK Ltd is a local supplier based in Tunstead, Norfolk and one of Britain's leading fruit growers. They are a family run company, founded by John Place in 1954 and currently run by Tim Place. They supply Roys with locally grown strawberries, raspberries, cherries and blackberries during the summer months of the year when the fruits are in season.

Tacon Farm Asparagus

Supplier of the Month
May 2018

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Tacon Farm

The Tacon family grow top quality produce at their farm in Rollesby, Norfolk which is only 12 miles down the road from our Wroxham supermarket. They have been growing asparagus for over 30 years and still pick and bundle the crop by hand.

Winbirri Wines

Supplier of the Month

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Winbirri Vinyard

Winbirri Vineyard is a local supplier based in Surlingham, Norfolk, owned and run by Lee Dyer. Lee grows all of the grapes in Winbirri’s own vineyards near the river Yare before processing them in the on-site winery. Roys stock a number of different Winbirri wines including their award winning Bacchus which won a best in show in last years World Wine Awards. Their 2017 vintages will be in store in April / May and we’re hoping they’ll be even better!

Lacons Beer

Supplier of the Month
March 2018

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Lacons brewery

Lacons has a rich history dating back to 1760 with humble beginnings in the medieval rows of Great Yarmouth. The brand has recently taken on a new lease of life, returning to pubs and shop shelves. The new brewery, also based in Great Yarmouth, still uses the original Lacons yeast and their ales have won a number of awards over recent years.

Havensfield happy Hens

Supplier of the Month
February 2018

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Havensfield Happy Hens

If you’re making pancakes on Shrove Tuesday then you’ll want some flippin’ brilliant eggs to make sure they’re super tasty. At Havensfield Happy Hens they believe that happy hens lay the most delicious eggs. The hens at Havensfield are happy because they live in small flocks in the Norfolk and Suffolk countryside with room to run, jump, fly and play with the most delicious, local, nutrient rich food delivered to their feed troughs.



Roys donates £400 to the Norfolk Heritage Fleet Trust


Photo left to right: Peter Howe (Trustee of Hunters Fleet), Richard Elson (Trustee of Hunters Fleet), Ed Roy (Roys Managing Director)


Photo left to right: Peter Howe (Trustee of Hunters Fleet), Richard Elson (Trustee of Hunters Fleet), Ed Roy (Roys Managing Director)

Roys of Wroxham has donated £400 to the Broads Charitable Trust to part fund a grant that the Trust has given to the Norfolk Heritage Fleet, based at Hunter’s Yard in Ludham. The cheque was presented to Peter Howe, a Trustee of the Broads Charitable Trust, and Richard Elson of the Heritage Fleet Trust at a ceremony in Roys’ supermarket store in Hoveton.

The money will be used to assist with the project to fit an electric motor beneath the hull of Lucent, a replica of a traditional 1930 yacht, the power being provided by an eco-friendly lithium/ion battery. The fitting of the motor is designed to enhance the attraction of the yacht to a wider range of families and young people in particular, as well as the older traditional customers, to make it easier for them to continue to enjoy sailing.

Roys was approached by the Broads Charitable Trust, the trustees of which come from local businesses, the Broads Society, and the Broads Authority. They administer Love the Broads, a fund-raising scheme which collects money in a variety of ways and gives grants to local projects aimed at conserving and caring for the beautiful landscapes and environment of the Broads.

The money was donated from Roys MADL (Making a difference locally) fund which is money raised through the sale of grocery products. Roys donates this money to charities and good causes within the local communities surrounding their stores. The Hoveton stores are located within the Broads National Park and Roys are pleased to support this project which will enhance the area.


Crush Foods

Supplier of the Month
January 2018

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Crush Foods

Crush is a local supplier based in Salle, Norfolk and was founded based on the dream of providing a healthy lifestyle choice. They provide Roys with a number of products such as their hand-baked granolas, cold-pressed rapeseed oils, dressings and sauces. Perfect if you’re turning over a new leaf this January!

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