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Wimborne Road Infant School pupils cut ribbon to open store

Pupils from Wimborne Infant School in Southsea cut the ribbon at The Southern Co-operative store in Winter Road to officially reopen the newly refurbished shop. The opening created much interest locally with queues forming for the opening (Thursday 8 May), despite awful weather. “The renovation has really improved the layout of the store, including wider […]

Yapton Primary School pupils cut ribbon to open extended store

Pupils from Yapton Primary School officially reopened The Southern Co-operative store and post office in Yapton in West Sussex (28 March) which has been extended and refurbished. Customers visiting the store on opening day enjoyed samples of West Sussex produce from The Southern Co-operative’s Local Flavours range stocked at the store, including Wobblegate apple juice, […]

TV’s Masterchef: The Professionals champion seeks region’s top young culinary talent

Winner of BBC TV’s 2013 Masterchef: The Professionals, Steven Edwards, has confirmed he will judge the final of the 2014 Create and Cook Competition, a regional contest to find the best young cooking duo in Hampshire, Sussex and the Isle of Wight. The Create and Cook Competition, which is organised by fit2cook food education and […]

The Southern Co-operative donates £10,000 to Lambourn community

A £10,000 donation to the Lambourn community has been made by The Southern Co-operative, shared between Lambourn Primary School, Riding for the Disabled and Festival ‘Party in the Park’. The Southern Co-operative’s Community Support Card (CSC) scheme, which is run in selected stores across the south, relies on customer support but without costing shoppers a […]

Local producers continue to benefit from The Southern Co-operative and Hampshire Fare Partnership

The Southern Co-operative has pledged to continue its support for the county food group, Hampshire Fare. The regional food retailer, which has its roots in Hampshire, has been supporting Hampshire Fare since 2009, making it the food group’s longest serving Corporate Partner. The Southern Co-operative values its relationship with Hampshire Fare as local producers are […]

Store’s £10,000 community support for Overton’s youngsters

Overton Guiding and Overton Harriers Athletics Club will each receive a £5,000 donation from The Southern Co-operative store in Overton following the success of the store’s latest Community Support Card scheme. The Southern Co-operative’s Community Support Card (CSC) scheme, which is run in selected stores across the south, relies on customer support but without costing […]

The Southern Co-operative launches £25,000 community support scheme for Hayling Island

The Southern Co-operative store on Hayling Island has launched its new Community Support Card scheme store to donate up to £20,000 to Mengham Junior School and £5000 to Langstone Cutters Gig Club in 2014. A free family party at Mengham Junior School with art and crafts, live music, a bouncy castle for children and adults, […]