Entries by Suzanne Binfield

Local School Children Open New Store in West End, Southampton

Hightown Primary School received a special invitation to cut the ribbon and open The Southern Co-operative’s new food store in West End, Southampton, and received a £500 donation. Sian Cook, Deputy Headteacher, attended the store opening with the pupils said: “It is vital that schools such as Hightown are able to benefit from such donations. […]

Young Women in Solent Inspired by Local Business Women

Young women from three schools in the Solent found inspiration from 12 successful business women from the region at an event hosted by The Southern Co-operative,  KPMG, Southampton Solent University and Business in the Community on International Women’s Day 2017 [March 8]. Thirty-six girls aged 14-15 from Oasis Academy Lords Hill, Woodlands Community College and […]

Business wardens gain targeted police powers under new initiative

Sussex business wardens have gained targeted police powers to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour as part of an initiative supported by Sussex PCC Katy Bourne and the Southern Co-operative. Several are already operating and a total of eight will become accredited within weeks patrolling business areas across Eastbourne, Littlehampton, Bognor Regis and Haywards Heath. They […]

Local Charity Opens New Southern Co-Operative Store in Southbourne

Local environmental charity Tuppenny Barn received a special invitation to cut the ribbon and open The Southern Co-operative’s new food store in Southbourne and received a £500 donation. Maggie Haynes, founder and CEO at Tuppenny Barn, said: “I am delighted to be working with the new Southbourne store to encourage sustainable living within the community. […]

Local Hospice Opens New Southern Co-Operative Store In Minster

Local charity Pilgrim’s Hospice received a special invitation to cut the ribbon and open The Southern Co-operative’s new food store in Minster, Ramsgate and received a £500 donation. Karen Kenward, Community Fundraising Manager and Lil Smith, Volunteer for Pilgrims Hospices, Thanet said: “We are delighted to be chosen as this store’s charity and to attend […]

Local Children’s Hospice Opens New Southern Co-Operative Store In Chertsey

Children’s hospice charity Shooting Star Chase received a special invitation to cut the ribbon and open The Southern Co-operative’s new food store in Chertsey and received a £500 donation. Alice Windsor, Community Fundraiser at Shooting Star Chase, said: “We can’t thank The Southern Co-operative enough for their very generous donation. The vital funds will help […]