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Last week a new Co-op opened close to where I live in Whittle-le-Woods, Lancashire. It’s special to me because I helped to bring it to my community, through Co-op’s Suggest a Site. Suggest a Site is a way for Co-op Members let the Co-op know where they want to see new shops, plus if your suggestion is successful you receive £500 worth of Co-op vouchers as a thank you.
I’ve been a Co-op Member for about five years and think the scheme is fantastic. I like it because it really makes me feel like part of my community; I get something back when I shop there and local causes do too.
I shop at the Co-op fairly regularly, but we didn’t have one near us so I went online to have a look for any upcoming developments and that’s how I came across suggest a site.
The site that I chose was the location an old pub that had been closed for a number of years. It’s on a main road with lots of houses nearby and plenty of space for parking. My children go to the local scout group that is just over the road and I thought it would be a perfect location for a store.
It took me less than 15 minutes to fill in the form – I just had to provide some information about myself and the site – and that was it. Now I’ve got £500 worth of Co-op vouchers that’ll come in very useful for Christmas. I definitely think other Members should give it a go, you never know what the outcome will be.
Co-op member, Lancashire