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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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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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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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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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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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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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£55,000 given to schools, sports groups and more

posted by Rob Smyth
on 11/08/2016 11:05am

Thirty-five groups are celebrating after  the latest payout from the Community Dividend Fund.

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Bear-illiant idea raises Funds for Children’s Hospital in Birmingham

posted by Rob Smyth
on 15/07/2016 05:00am

Our Funeralcare team transported a bandaged-up teddy bear all across the West Midlands area to raise vital funds for Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity.

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The Big Co-op Clean - A tremendous effort

posted by Jo Baldock
on 11/07/2016 13:30pm

25 events, 700 volunteering hours - a tremendous effort for the Big Co-op Clean

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Best foot forward for Store Manager ahead of 100-Mile charity trek

posted by Rob Smyth
on 08/07/2016 14:49pm

A Central England Co-operative store manager is getting ready to swap his work shoes for his walking boots as he gets set to undertake a 100-mile sponsored walk for two good causes.

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Lifesaving Defibrillator Installed at the Co-op store, in Hickings Lane, Stapleford

posted by Rob Smyth
on 01/07/2016 07:45am

Lifesaving Defibrillator Installed Thanks To Joint Funded Efforts Of Central England Co-operative And Community Group

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Co-operatives Fortnight – ‘The Big Co-op Clean’ 18 June – 2 July 2016

posted by Jo Baldock
on 21/06/2016 15:48pm

At Central England Co-operative we are committed to making a real difference to our local communities

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We are the leading Co-operative of the Year 2016

posted by Nathan Lloyd
on 20/06/2016 09:17am

Central England Co-operative wins Leading Co-operative of the Year 2016

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Martyn’s Bloom Pledge

posted by Nathan Lloyd
on 03/06/2016 15:27pm

Our Chief Executive, Martyn Cheatle, shares with us his Bloom commitments for a healthy, balanced lifestyle......

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Get Volunteering!

posted by Jo Baldock
on 03/06/2016 14:53pm

Central England Co-operative has committed to volunteering each colleague for up to three days a year to support a wide range of events and beneficiaries.

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Fleckney Food Store Relaunch

posted by Nathan Lloyd
on 22/04/2016 15:50pm

All the details about the Fleckney food store relaunch

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£78,000 goes to Sports, Arts, Kids and more!

posted by Nathan Lloyd
on 05/04/2016 11:12am

Thirty-three charities have benefited in the latest payout from Central England Co-operative’s Community Dividend Fund. In total over £78,000 has been distributed to a diverse range of projects.

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