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Jan 25, 2022

Membership Matters Community Update – January 2022

Fairtrade Fortnight, Member elections, sustainability, new sustainable product ranges, Community Dividend Fund recipients, new and refurbished community stores, support for local families in food poverty and much more - ;

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Jan 24, 2022

Central England Co-op reveals launch date for brand new store in Yorkshire village

The store in Armthorpe, Doncaster launches on Friday, 4 February.;

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Jan 19, 2022

Central England Co-op rolls out exciting and sustainable new ranges into stores for 2022

New ranges offer sustainable and healthier alternatives for Central England Co-op shoppers.;

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Jan 17, 2022

136 groups share over £170,000 in 2021 thanks to our Community Dividend Fund

Central England Co-op handed out over £170,000 to 136 charities and good causes as part of its revamped Community Dividend Fund during 2021 in a bid to help support access to food, health and wellbeing, inclusion and the environment. A wide range of charities and community organisations were del...

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Jan 14, 2022

'Bigger and better' new store launched in Ashby town centre following £700k investment

The relocated Central England Co-op store has launched in Market Street, Ashby, creating five new jobs.;

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Jan 12, 2022

Shoppers donate enough food to create over 25,000 meals for people in need following Christmas appeal

Over 53,000 items by generous shoppers during Central England Co-op's festive food appeal.;

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Jan 11, 2022

Geocaching in Birmingham

The Western Membership and Community Council are supporting a local geocaching event in Birmingham. The event organised by the Geocaching Association of Great Britain and their West Midlands 'MEGA' event team. When: Saturday 22nd January, 11am until late evening Where: The Irish Centre Birming...

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Jan 07, 2022

Charity partnership between Central England Co-op and Dementia UK hits £1.6 million

Colleagues have taken on a range of fantastic fundraising feats for the charity over the last 12 months.;

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Jan 06, 2022

Co-op helps bring Christmas Cheer to Cotteridge

John Cooper, resident of Cotteridge writes how Central England Co-op supported the local community with a donation to ensure the Christmas lights in the area were able to be lit this past Christmas. Cotteridge is a small corner of Birmingham but, thanks to Central England Support, this year is m...

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Jan 06, 2022

A Christmas Co-op History

Shaz Rahman, Western MCC member writes about the final Co-op History Group meeting of the year. "For the final meeting of the year the Co-op History Group had a Christmas party at the home of two of the members of the group. The group took the chance to reflect on a successful year in difficult ...

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Jan 05, 2022

Customers help create 500k meals for people in need after backing Christmas campaign

Central England Co-op shoppers backed the Christmas campaign with FareShare Midlands.;

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Dec 31, 2021

Central England Co-op invests over £8 million in new stores and improvements during 2021

Despite the challenges of 2021 Central England Co-op continued to make major investments in its communities.;

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