“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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President of the National Members’ Council, Nick Crofts, provides an update on our responsible advertising policy.

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 […]

They say the big moments in life can be filled with both sorrow and joy and that’s just how it felt yesterday afternoon. We announced that our Co-op Group CEO Richard Pennycook is to stand down and our current Co-op Food CEO Steve Murrells is to be his successor I’ve worked closely with both Richard and […]