RNS Number:0445M Halfords Group PLC 17 January 2008 HALFORDS GROUP PLC: PURCHASE OF OWN SHARES Halfords Group PLC announces that on 17 January 2008 it purchased for cancellation 50,000 of its ordinary shares at a price of 257.5850p per ordinary share. Following the above purchase, the Company have now bought back 14,311,134 shares for cancellation, since the 8 June 2006 when the buy back programme commenced. This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END