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Co-operative support for typhoon victims

£10,000 has been donated by The Southern Co-operative to the International Co-operative Alliance’s recovery fund following typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Silena Dominy, Society Secretary for The Southern Co-operative (TSC), an independent society trading only in the south of England, said: “The International Co-operative Alliance (ICA), of which TSC is a member, is working with […]

Free community party launches £10,000 fundraising for Mere

A community support card scheme has been launched by The Southern Co-operative’s store in Mere to raise £10,000 for the village’s girl guiding and scout groups. Mere’s brownies, rainbows, beavers, cubs, scouts and guides along with their families and friends joined in the fun at a free community party, held in the village on Sunday […]

Appeal for donations to give warming winter cheer

Photo opportunity: 11 December Buckland Community Centre PO2 7BL, suggested time 1pm The Southern Co-operative is appealing for donations of warm clothing and toiletries to give away at a Christmas lunch it is organising for homeless people and those at risk of becoming homeless in Portsmouth. Up to 160 people, including children, are being invited […]

Recipients of £15,000 community support campaign for Pill announced

The Southern Co-operative store in Pill has announced that two local good causes; Crockerne Pool Business Support Group and Pill & District Children and Young People’s Partnership, will share a donation of up to £15,000 as recipients of its store’s new Community Support Card scheme in 2014. The Southern Co-operative runs its Community Support Card […]

Free family party will launch £25,000 community scheme for Hayling Island

Photo opportunity: Saturday 16 November 11am-2pm, Mengham Junior School, Hayling Island A free family party on Saturday 16 November on Hayling Island will launch The Southern Co-operative’s new Community Support Card scheme at its Elm Grove store to donate up to £20,000 to Mengham Junior School and £5000 to Langstone Cutters Gig Club in 2014. […]

Emsworth shoppers get into spirit of Halloween fundraising!

A Halloween charity day at The Southern Co-operative’s store in Emsworth has raised a spook-tacular £230 for Canine Partners (31 Oct). Shoppers got into the spirit of the day supporting a cake sale, children’s lucky dip and a Halloween raffle organised by the store. Deputy Manager Aaron Jackson, who organised the fundraising along with the […]

Marie wins national retail award

Marie Knight from The Southern Co-operative store on Castle Street in Portchester near Fareham has been announced best sales assistant in the co-operative and multiple sector and is through to the finals of the Sales Assistant of the Year Awards 2013, which takes place on Tuesday, November 12. The national competition, organised by Convenience Store […]