Recently I caught up with our Member Nominated Director (MND) Hazel Blears. Hazel was voted in at our AGM in 2015 and has been busy making her mark since then. Here’s what she had to say: What’s your background? I was born and brought up in Salford. I had great parents who always encouraged me […]

We’ve hit our target to redistribute one million meals to good causes this year. But in true Co-op style, we’ve decided to do much more, and have pledged another 100,000 meals to good causes in the run-up to Christmas. We do this by donating surplus chilled food items (yoghurt, meat, fruit, vegetables and ready meals) […]

Lara Wilson catches up with one of our newest Member Nominated Directors (MNDs), Margaret Casely-Hayford. I was sitting next to Margaret at our AGM when she heard she’d been elected. She was genuinely surprised and excited when the results were announced. I later found out that on the way there, she’d been consoled by her husband that she probably […]

Paul Chandler was elected as a Member Nominated Director (MND) at our AGM in 2015. His relationship with the Co-op goes back many years, so he feels right at home and is enjoying getting stuck in to his role. Here’s what I found out in ten minutes with Paul: What’s your background? It’s been quite […]