Michelle, Co-op Member Pioneer, and Margaret, Co-op Member Nominated Director, recently discussed the impact Member Pioneers have in our local communities and what excites them about our Co-op and its future.

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Ahead of National Apprenticeship Week, Member Nominated Director, Hazel Blears talks about apprenticeships #TheCoopWay.

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Paul, one of our Member Nominated Directors shares exciting news and why our Co-op is backing Fairtrade.

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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 […]

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 […]

Hazel Blears helps out at The Co-operative Food store in Oldham

Each year we ask our colleagues in the Angel Square Support Centre in Manchester, and all areas of the business, to ‘Lend a Hand’ and spend a day working in store, supporting our teams in the run up to Christmas. Whether it’s directly helping customers by stocking shelves, talking to them or helping them find things… […]