Entries by Suzanne Binfield

Southern Co-op takes part in Co-operatives Fortnight

Southern Co-op has been very busy during Co-operatives Fortnight. Among our activities we have posted stories of co-operation on social media – Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. By using the hashtag #coopstories we shared our own and others’ stories of co-operation, and showcased colleague stories of co-operation too. We also approached a few long term community partners […]

Solent Mind selected as community partner for Southern Co-op

As Mental Health Awareness Week commenced [today until 14 May], Southern Co-op announced a new community partner, mental health charity, Solent Mind. The charity will receive an initial donation of £40 000 which is funded by Southern Co-op stores’ carrier bag levy and the announcement kicks off a ground-breaking two-year ‘peer support’ project together. Solent […]

Hampshire’s Countryside Awards 2017 open for entries

Countryside conservation charity, CPRE Hampshire (the Campaign to Protect Rural England) launched this year’s Countryside Awards on 22nd March at Braishfield Pantry near Romsey, a community shop and café and a finalist in 2016. Now in their 11th year, the Countryside Awards celebrate a beautiful and thriving Hampshire countryside that everyone can value and enjoy. […]