Entries by TSC News

The Southern Co-operative’s Holbury Store Donates £190 to the Honeypot Children’s Charity

The Southern Co-operative’s food store in Holbury has recently donated £190 to the Honeypot Children’s Charity with funds raised from collection tins, placed in store since July 2016. Chosen by our Holbury store, the Honeypot Children’s Charity is their charity fundraising partner for the year. The charity works to enhance the lives of young carers […]

The search for the South’s creative young cooks is launched

An innovative competition, which seeks out the best in young cooking talent across Hampshire, Sussex and the Isle of Wight, is expanding for 2016 to invite entries from Brighton and Hove schools. Aimed at 13-14 year olds, the 2016 Create & Cook Competition is being launched this month by fit2cook food education and competition sponsor, […]

Sturminster Newton community shares store’s £2700 donation

Community groups and local schools, William Barnes and Yewstock, in Sturminster Newton are benefitting from a windfall donation of £2,700 from The Southern Co-operative. For the past few years, The Southern Co-operative store in Sturminster Newton has run a community support scheme to donate significant funding to local charities and good causes. A year ago […]

Portsmouth conference strengthens bereavement support network

A one day conference in Portsmouth addressing the sensitive subject of loss and bereavement brought together 200 professional and volunteer practitioners keen to share expertise and develop a strong network of support. Organised jointly by The Bereavement Centre and Solent NHS and supported by The Southern Co-operative Funeralcare, the day (29 October) focused on the […]

Clanfield community digs deep to create bee friendly flower bed

Instigated by local business network Clanfield Online, a committed group of volunteers have given their time to spruce up a roundabout on a busy main road into Clanfield, creating an attractive focal point for residents, passers-by and bees alike. Clanfieldonline.com was established a year ago to bring local businesses, groups, organisations and residents in Clanfield […]

Our Wickham store is a winner!

Congratulations to the team at Wickham for winning The News Retail & Leisure Community Contribution of the Year Award! The News introduced these new awards to recognise the successful retail and leisure businesses across the Portsmouth and surrounding area. Mark Waldron, Editor of The News, which organised the awards, said: “We wanted to introduce these […]

New digital radio is music to the ears of local cancer patients

The Southern Co-operative Funeralcare branch in Gillingham has donated a new digital radio to cancer charity, Hope for Tomorrow, which will be used on board the charity’s Mobile Chemotherapy Unit.  The Unit – a state-of-the-art ‘chemo clinic on the move’- travels to community locations throughout Dorset and Wiltshire, saving patients from travelling miles to receive […]

Banwell community welcomes The Southern Co-operative’s new store

Community groups in Banwell, near Weston–super-Mare came together to open The Southern Co-operative’s new neighbourhood food store on Wednesday 19 August. Representatives from Banwell Village Hall, Banwell in Bloom, Banwell Buddies, Banwell Action group and Banwell Brownies, Guides, Cubs and Scouts joined Store Manager Andrew Nash to celebrate the store opening, which has created 18 […]

Banwell community welcomes The Southern Co-operative’s new store

Community groups in Banwell, near Weston–super-Mare, will be officially opening The Southern Co-operative’s new neighbourhood food store on Wednesday 19 August. Representatives from Banwell Village Hall, Banwell in Bloom, Banwell Buddies, Banwell Action group and Banwell Brownies, Guides, Cubs and Scouts will join Store Manager Andrew Nash to celebrate the store opening, which has created […]