Central England Co-op gives one lucky shopper the chance to win ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ trip to Lapland to meet Santa

Central England Co-op has launched an extra special Christmas competition which will see one lucky shopper win a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Lapland to meet Santa himself.

In the run up to Christmas, the retailer is saying ‘thank you’ to its customers and members for their support during 2019 by giving something back with a huge giveaway of over 2,000 delicious Co-op festive products, when £5 is spent in store.

On top of that, one lucky shopper will win a magical trip to Lapland worth up to £4,000 for them and their family thanks to The Co-operative Travel, including flights, transfers and three nights hotel stay.

Paul Dale, Head of Travel at Central England Co-op, said: “Christmas is a truly magical time of the year and for many families the dream Christmas break is a trip to Lapland to see Santa.

“At Central England Co-op we are delighted to help make this dream a reality for one lucky family as a thank you to our customers and members who have supported us throughout the year.

“This really is a special prize that will prove to be an unforgettable experience for the winner, but we are also delighted to be able to reward our customers and members with a range of other fantastic gifts to make this Christmas truly special.”

Among the many festive activities on offer on the trip to Lapland are husky and reindeer sled and snowmobile rides, activities in Santa’s Park including gingerbread decorating and Christmas card making, before the truly unforgettable opportunity to meet Santa and his reindeer.

The competition runs from November 6 until Christmas Eve and is open to anyone aged 16 or over. To enter the competition and for a chance to win one of 10 fantastic Co-op products or the trip to Lapland, visit www.prize.coop where full terms and conditions can also be found.


Notes to editors

About Central England Co-operative

Central England Co-operative is one of the largest independent retail co-operative societies in the UK. 

It is a modern, forward-looking organisation employing over 8,000 staff, with the Society’s principal areas of activity being food, funeral services, travel shops, and property investment.

Central England Co-operative has over 400 trading outlets across 16 counties including; West Midlands, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire, West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, Suffolk, Norfolk, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire.  The Society has an ambitious food store development programme for 2019.

Central England Co-operative is proud of its reputation for ethical business practices and corporate responsibility.  It is a member of Business in the Community, the membership organisation that stands for responsible business, and has also won many business awards for excellence.  The Society supports a number of charities including Dementia UK and invests a percentage of its trading profit into local communities.

Becoming a member of Central England Co-operative offers a whole host of benefits ranging from collecting points every time you spend in store to earn a share of the profits, access to members activities and community initiatives including the Community Dividend Fund, which hands out grants of up to £5,000 to charities and good causes across the Society’s trading estate.

Find out how to become a Central England Co-operative member by calling 0800 0501 601, emailing members@centralengland.coop or visiting https://www.members.coop

For more information visit www.centralengland.coop, follow Central England Co-operative on Twitter: @mycoopfood, and on Facebook: facebook.com/centralenglandcooperative

Rob Smyth and James Brindle at Central England Co-operative on 01543 421390

Email – publicrelations@centralengland.coop