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We are putting more defibrillators in the heart of the community to help save lives

posted by Rob Smyth
on 13/01/2017 12:29pm

We are now starting the second phase of this campaign to put lifesaving equipment in the heart of the communities in which we serve.

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Thirty-four groups celebrate scooping share of £57,000 Community Dividend funding boost

posted by Rob Smyth
on 06/01/2017 17:09pm

A diverse range of projects picked from across 16 counties have been handed funding, with the largest single amount given being £5,000.

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Community Dividend Fund success highlighted with inspirational story

posted by Rob Smyth
on 05/01/2017 09:12am

Watch a special film about the inspriational story of youngster Harry Moseley

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89 charities and groups handed share of £160,000 Community Dividend Fund

posted by Rob Smyth
on 02/01/2017 08:30am

A total of 89 groups and charities were supported during the past 12 months as a result of applying to the Society's Community Dividend Fund.

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Co-operative Travel spreads some festive cheer with Santa’s Suitcase appeal

posted by Rob Smyth
on 14/12/2016 11:20am

'Thank you' issued to customers who helped collected hundreds of presents for those in need this Christmas

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Golden Ticket Giveaway means Christmas comes early for customers and members

posted by Rob Smyth
on 05/12/2016 12:06pm

Christmas has come early as part of our Golden Ticket Giveaway!

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Step by step guide on how to build a gingerbread house with the kids this Christmas

posted by Rob Smyth
on 02/12/2016 13:03pm

Keep the kids happy this Christmas by making a festive gingerbread house

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Community impact is at the heart of future strategy for growth & development

posted by Jo Baldock
on 30/11/2016 13:32pm

Central England Co-operative has invested £1,191,000 in the local community during 2015/16. 

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Remember a loved one this Christmas and help raise money for charity

posted by Rob Smyth
on 29/11/2016 09:18am

Find out how you can remember a loved one and support local charities this Christmas

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‘What’s your flavour’ ice cream competition

posted by Jo Baldock
on 18/11/2016 17:34pm

Join in the fun with our ‘What’s your flavour’ ice cream competition! 

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Key dates for your diary in the run up to Christmas

posted by Rob Smyth
on 18/11/2016 11:33am

Get a helping hand from Central England Co-operative as December 25 grows near

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Central England Co-operative travel branches get into the Christmas spirit

posted by Jo Baldock
on 10/11/2016 10:15am

Help us to fill Santa’s Suitcase this Christmas! 

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Hear from groups in Brundall as the first round of community grants are awarded

posted by Jo Baldock
on 03/11/2016 14:13pm

Three community groups in Brundall share £2,677 thanks to Central England Co-operative's Brundall Community Grants to fund their local good causes. 

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How to get the best out of snacks and nibbles this festive season

posted by Rob Smyth
on 03/11/2016 09:37am

Read our hints on how to Love Food Hate Waste this winter

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We have handed out £42,555 to good causes via our Community Dividend Fund

posted by Rob Smyth
on 31/10/2016 16:10pm

A total of 26 good causes shared £42, 555 as part of the latest Community Dividend payout.

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Leading Brilliance Awards - celebrating our stars

posted by Jo Baldock
on 18/10/2016 08:14am

Delighted to recognise our star performers at the recent Leading Brilliance Awards. 

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Defibrillators placed in the heart of the community to help save lives

posted by Rob Smyth
on 14/10/2016 14:14pm

We are pleased to announce that lifesaving pieces of equipment have now been placed in the heart of the community across our trading area.

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Enjoy a bit of luxury with our new Irresistible range

posted by Rob Smyth
on 12/10/2016 14:08pm

Why not treat yourself to a little bit of luxury with the new Irresistible range from Central England Co-operative?

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Check out our spookily good deals this Halloween

posted by Rob Smyth
on 06/10/2016 08:10am

Central England Co-operative offers up some spookily good deals this Halloween

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Paul’s #mycooppledge journey

posted by Jo Baldock
on 04/10/2016 11:56am

Paul Fairhurst, Head of Risk and Compliance, completed the half Iron Man Challenge in September. Read about his journey here. 

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Over £11,000 raised during World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

posted by Rob Smyth
on 30/09/2016 16:23pm

Central England Co-operative Funeralcare thanks locals for raising over £11,000 during World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

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Top 10 early Christmas treats you can pick up today at your local Co-op

posted by Jo Baldock
on 22/09/2016 16:14pm

Top 10 products you can enjoy now and throughout the festive season. 

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Skydiving Mel from Skegby Co-op food store raises funds for Newlife charity

posted by Jo Baldock
on 22/09/2016 09:36am

Skydiving Mel raises funds for Newlife charity. 

 

 

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University survival kit: Offering hints and tips to parents and students

posted by Rob Smyth
on 15/09/2016 08:26am

Top tips and advice for students and parents

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Newlife local - our bid to help raise £1.5 million for disabled children

posted by Rob Smyth
on 09/09/2016 15:35pm

Central England Co-operative pledges to raise £1.5 million for disabled children

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We are supporting Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

posted by Rob Smyth
on 06/09/2016 14:38pm

Central England Co-operative Funeralcare will be serving up coffee and cakes across its trading area as part of Macmillan Cancer Support’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

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Top tips and top products as kids get set to head back to school

posted by Rob Smyth
on 31/08/2016 08:56am

Mums and dads! Get some top tips as your children get set to head back to school.

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Central England Co-operative played a major part in successful Lichfield Food Festival

posted by Rob Smyth
on 30/08/2016 09:48am

We helped entertain thousands of people as part of a successful Lichfield Food Festival.

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Time 2 Give - Help us to make a difference this Autumn

posted by Jo Baldock
on 25/08/2016 09:32am

Staff at Central England Co-operative have time to give, specifically three days a year to volunteer and whilst we have loads of energy and enthusiasm to make a real difference, sometimes finding the right opportunities can be harder than you would think.


 

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Seven facts you need to know about The Great British Bake Off from Central England Co-operative

posted by Rob Smyth
on 22/08/2016 14:39pm

Facts and products based around The Great British Bake Off

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