Membership Matters

Mar 26, 2020

Back to the Front Line

Back to the Front Line

Well, hasn't a lot changed since my last blog post from Fairtrade Fortnight... I write this blog in the Colleague Rest Room at one of our convenience stores where I am currently supporting

Mar 23, 2020

An update for our Members

An update for our Members

Our Board of Directors has taken the decision to postpone the Society’s Annual Members’ Meetings which were scheduled to take place at the end of April.   We hope that the Members’ Meetings

Mar 16, 2020

Time for a cuppa.

Time for a cuppa.

Many of our retail stores took part in the time for a cuppa initiative in aid to raise money for Dementia UK. Two of which were supported by Membership, taking the time out

Mar 10, 2020

How dancing can promote fairtrade

How dancing can promote fairtrade

A Joint Society Faitrade Tea Dance was held at the Burton Town Hall to celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight.  Members from across the region came together to share the fantastic dance floor, network and learn

Mar 10, 2020

Co-op to Co-op

Co-op to Co-op

The Yorkshire Membership & Community Council members visited Suma, another type of co-operative formed in 1977.   Suma based in Elland, nr Halifax is one the largest co-operatives of its kind in Europe selling

Mar 10, 2020

Fairtrade tastings in Chellaston.

Fairtrade tastings in Chellaston.

Fairtrade tastings were a real treat for customers at the refurbished store in Chellaston.  Membership & Community Council members talked to customers about the importance of fairtrade. It was also a great opportunity