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Our Membership and Community Relations Officer, Tanya and her team, have been supporting communities in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and South / West Yorkshire.

Jul 27, 2021

Birthday Boxes a treat for children in Derby

Earlier this year a member of our Northern Membership & Community Council spotted a call for help to make birthdays better for disadvantaged children. Joanna West saw a request online from Claire Twells who works at Smith Partnership Solicitors, and also has involvement with Revive Healthy Living...

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Jul 26, 2021

Upcycling vinyl records in an art come back.

Working with Spiral Arts and the YMCA in Derby to promote health and wellbeing through art.  As part of a wider project with the Will Garvey Trust Foundation, a suicide prevention charity, the work is to engage with students to talk to them through art and share their experiences of positive acti...

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Jul 26, 2021

Share your positive lockdown experience in a Creative Arts Project

Working with a Suicide Prevention Charity, Will Garvey Trust Foundation, Spiral Arts and the YMCA to offer a Creative Arts Project across Derbyshire to promote positive actions or feelings during the Coronavirus Lockdown. The Project runs until Friday, 27th August, 2021 with a showcase of work i...

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Jul 26, 2021

Providing healthy snacks with mobile library services in Barnsley

Working in partnership with Barnsley Library services and mobile services to deliver books and healthy snacks to the homes near our Co-op Store on Keresforth Road.  The Uplift artists were also doing textile printing and the locals to create a washing line of art. We have developed a partnership...

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Jul 26, 2021

Outdoor learning is key

The Yorkshire Member & Community Council member Shirley Bly and Member & Community Relations Officer visited Eden's Forest where Adam showed us the benefits of outdoor learning. Eden's Forest is a Community Interest Company that offers practical and guided sessions and enables young people, adul...

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Jul 26, 2021

The importance of a 'natter'

What a wonderful afternoon to enjoy coffee and cake with the Co-op members from the Chesterfield Painting Group.  Before they return in September after a long time away due to the pandemic, it was a great opportunity to get everyone together to share stories and meet up again.  The Group meet at ...

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Jul 26, 2021

Fun with wheels

The Northern Membership & Community Council has teamed up again with Inclusive Pedals to offer free bike maintenance.  These workshops are becoming very popular and set up at the Co-op in Inkersall, Chesterfield over 14 bikes were repaired and 3 donated. Speaking to the owners of the bikes from ...

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