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British Food Fortnight Legacy

One of the reasons why last year’s Emsworth British Food Fortnight was so successful and won a prestigious national award was the way that the event reached out to many parts of the community, which included the support of the Beacon Food Bank. Each day during the fortnight, there were a number of food donation […]

Alresford treasure trail leads to £200 for Whizz-Kidz

A sponsored treasure trail, raffle and fancy dress day organised by The Southern Co-operative store in Alresford has so far raised £207 for children’s charity, Whizz-Kidz. The store’s Deputy Manager Sonia Wells came up with idea to organise a sponsored walk in aid of Whizz-Kidz, which provides disabled children and young people with vital mobility […]

One week’s fundraising pays for three tailor-made children’s wheelchairs

The Southern Co-operative has put the fun into fundraising, raising over £15,230 for children’s charity Whizz-Kidz with a week of cakes sales, raffles, competitions, fancy dress and dress down days across the business. Colleagues working at The Southern Co-operative food stores and funeral branches across southern England and central support office in Portsmouth, were challenged […]

Store races to raise £15,000 for two Emsworth schools

The Southern Co-operative has pledged to donate a total of £15,000 to two Emsworth schools in the year ahead with the launch of its latest community support scheme for the village. The Emsworth store’s 2015 community support scheme was announced by The Southern Co-operative’s Retail Business Manager Garry Farne at Emsworth’s Primary School sports day […]

Wittering celebrates £30,000 community donation

The Wittering community has been boosted by a £30,000 donation from The Southern Co-operative, with funds shared between The Royal British Legion’s Wittering & District Branch, West Wittering Parochial CE School and East Wittering Garden and Wine Circle. The donation follows the success of The Southern Co-operative’s community support scheme, which has run over the […]

Co-operation reaps results by the bagful with Big Clean

Colleagues from The Southern Co-operative swapped the shop floor and office desk for their local streets, parks and beaches to take part in Co-operative Fortnight’s Big Clean (20 June – 4 July) with a host of volunteer litter picks. Co-operatives Fortnight, organised by Co-operatives UK, is an annual event where co-operatives of all shapes and […]

Customers are a treasure for supporting pirate fundraiser

The Southern Co-operative’s store in Delling Lane, Bosham was taken over by pirates for a weekend of fun and fancy dress, resulting in a whopping £1707 raised for their charity partner Whizz-Kidz! With the entire store’s colleagues dressed as pirates, and an array of activities including a cake and quiche sale, raffle, games and Local […]

£5000 community support scheme recipients open Odiham’s new store

The Southern Co-operative’s new, larger store in Odiham was officially opened by the two recipient groups of its recent £5000 community support scheme donation, InOdiham and Buryfields School PTA (Wednesday 24 June). In Odiham and Buryfields School PTA have each received a £2500 donation from The Southern Co-operative, following the success of its community support […]

Emsworth launches this year’s British Food Fortnight

Following on from the huge success of last year’s event and the winning of a national award, Emsworth will once again be participating in British Food Fortnight, from 19th September to 4th October. For Emsworth this is the perfect way to showcase its food heritage and show just what a great ‘foodie’ destination it really […]

Yo ho ho! Pirates invade Bosham store

A fun filled weekend of fundraising from Friday 26 to Sunday 28 June will see The Southern Co-operative store in Delling Lane, Bosham invaded by pirates collecting funds for their treasure trove all in aid of the charity, Whizz-Kidz. Colleagues at the store will be dressing up as pirates for the weekend and Bosham Sailing […]