Results, AGM motions and member participation; your elected members, Adrienne and Sam explain what happened at our latest National Members’ Council meeting.

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“What a great start to the year we’ve had”; Nick Crofts,
President of the Members’ Council, shares his first update of 2018.

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There’s still time to Shape your Community, comment here with your questions about how you think our Co-op can make a difference in your community.

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I want to give you an update on our approach to advertising. In particular how we’re addressing the concerns some of our members have raised with us about the Daily Mail, the Daily Express and the Sun. At our AGM in May we held a fringe event to debate the issue with members. Taking part were our […]

I recently visited my local cause, the Rescue Me Animal Sanctuary. It was lovely to meet Steph and Heather from the charity and understand more about where my 1% community reward is going. We filmed a short video so we could encourage more Co-op Members to choose their local cause before 8 April; after which a new contingent of […]

It’s an expensive business, not having enough money. Yesterday, I had the great pleasure of visiting Homes with Style, a social enterprise run by my friend and community entrepreneur Peter Mitchell. HWS is an interiors store based in Huyton in Knowsley, which offers a great range of quality furniture at affordable prices. Alongside this, it […]

January has seen us kick off our Join us campaign with the fabulous set of films by award-winning director Shane Meadows.  The films showcase community groups being supported by the 1% earned through the use of our membership cards. I was privileged to be at the premiere of the films last week in Manchester which […]