RNS Number:6026S Halfords Group PLC 17 April 2008 HALFORDS GROUP PLC: PURCHASE OF OWN SHARES Halfords Group PLC announces that on 17 April 2008 it purchased for cancellation 22,767 of its ordinary shares at a price of 277.40 pence per ordinary share. Following the above purchase, the Company have now bought back 19,544,767 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