As you may have seen from Rufus’s blog, on 31st March we started our search for Member Pioneers. We’re looking for people who share our passion to make great things happen locally. They’ll listen & connect members, colleagues and local causes, understand what matters to them and inspire them into action, working together to do […]

We’re looking for special people who share our passion to make great things happen locally. Member Pioneers will bring members, colleagues and local causes together. They’ll know how to listen and inspire other members in their communities to get things done. We’re starting small and recruiting Member Pioneers in 70 communities. By 2020 we hope to […]

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 […]

Today we announced the launch our Bright Future programme which will help integrate victims of the UK modern slave trade back into communities. In a bid to tackle what Prime Minister Theresa May has described as the great human rights issue of our time, we will be providing jobs for known victims and will be raising […]

Co-op Food stores and Funeralcare homes featured in Film, TV, Music videos & Advertisements.

This week our Join Us campaign to attract one million new members to our Co-op in 2017 moves up a gear. We’re releasing a powerful and inspiring short film from acclaimed British Director Shane Meadows, in cinemas and on social media. It highlights the depth of the relationship we’re building with local communities. Over the […]

Applications for the next round our Local Community Fund close on 25th January. We’ve had more than 4,500 applications, but we’re still looking for causes in many of our communities. Do you know a local charity, sports club, church, scout or guide group that needs funding for a project to benefit their community? We’ll be giving […]