The outstanding service provided by Ross Blackburn has earned him the Members’ Choice Award in our 2019 #BeingCoop Awards.

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Back in May, Nick Hutchinson was a manager working in our Marple food store in Stockport. Now he’s one of the 40 hosts travelling hundreds of miles a week to lead our Back to Being Co-op sessions, reminding colleagues of the Co-op’s rich history, how we’re different from other businesses, and preparing us for the […]

Since we told you we’re going back to being Co-op you’ve been sharing your Co-op memories with us right across social media. From snaps of great grandparents’ dividend cards, Co-op pamphlets found during a clear out and even a full box of matchsticks from the late 60’s. Look what we’ve just found! @TheCooperative #vintage #interestingfinds #Truro #Cornwall #Uneeka pic.twitter.com/69AeY8EWBK — Uneeka (@TheUneekaLife) June […]

John Dixon - Actor and Co-op Colleague

  Oscar-tipped actor Eddie Redmayne shops at the Co-op. The evidence was all over social media recently. But would you be surprised to learn that one of our colleagues is also a screen and stage success? Can Eddie Redmayne say he was the lead in three plays at the Théâtre De La Main D’Or in […]

#doorstepchallenge

We recently blogged about how the British public have taken to the streets to gift full shopping bags to neighbours in their community, inspired – in part – by The Co-operative Food’s Christmas TV advert. Well, it’s not just you lot that were inspired, Co-op colleagues across the nation are also playing the part of Christmas […]

It appears as though the Co-op Food Christmas advert has really struck a chord with members of the public this year. Our advert and the viral #DoorStepChallenge have inspired people to carry out their own acts of kindness. We’ve heard fantastic stories from members of the public who have dropped off a bag of shopping at […]

Cockermouth Co-op store flooded

Richard Pennycook our Group Chief Executive writes this piece in recognition of colleagues who went the extra mile for their communities during Storm Desmond. “Just six years ago I was talking to my parents who were in their upstairs room, whilst down below was a large lake. Cockermouth, their home town, was completely inundated and everyone […]