James Knight

James Knight

The Western Membership and Community Relations Officer is James Knight. He oversees the West Midlands and Staffordshire.

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Jul 15, 2019

MCC Ambassador has a 'Buzzing' Time

MCC Ambassador has a 'Buzzing' Time

I had the opportunity to visit the bee education program run by Eco Birmingham at Allens Cross Community Garden in Northfield. Since the garden is two miles from my house and it was

Jul 3, 2019

Co-operative United FC

Co-operative United FC

Week 2 of Co-operatives fortnight kicked off this week with a Co-operatives Fortnight Football Tournament. MCC Ambassador Laurence gives his account of the night.Having not played football since 2003, agreeing to take

Jun 30, 2019

Co-op Fortnight 1 Week In

Co-op Fortnight 1 Week In

This week we have been celebrating the first week of Co-ops Fortnight with activity and promotion of the period in which we celebrate all things Co-op for two weeks.I started the week

Jun 22, 2019

Co-operators ‘Unite’ at Congress

Co-operators ‘Unite’ at Congress

This weekend saw hundreds of Co-operators from around the UK unite at Co-operatives UK annual Congress. I am honoured to be one of many delegations from Central England Co-operative, and this is my

Jun 19, 2019

Community Games in Kings Norton

Community Games in Kings Norton

On Saturday the 15th of August James and myself attended the Kings Norton games. This is the second year that I've represented Central England Co-op at the Kings Norton Games. Just like last

Jun 12, 2019

Co-operation in the West Midlands

Co-operation in the West Midlands

Tuesday saw the Annual General Meeting of Co-operatives West Midlands take place. The meeting saw Co-operators from over the West Midlands come together for a networking and question session.Our Society Chief Executive

Jun 7, 2019

School Children ‘Buzzing’ about Bees

School Children ‘Buzzing’ about Bees

Today 30 year six pupils from a local Primary School in Kingstanding, Birmingham came to visit the Central England Co-operative Bee Education program in Northfield.The Bee Education program is delivered by Jackie

Jun 5, 2019

Footballs that are Fair!

Footballs that are Fair!

Tonight I spent some time with Whittington FC Under 11s and their coach Jen, where I presented them with some Fairtrade footballs courtesy of the Western MCC. These footballs will be used to

Jun 4, 2019

Chelmsley Wood working with local school

Chelmsley Wood working with local school

School children from Windy Arbor Primary School have been working with our Chelmsley Wood Retail Store today as part of their enterprise initiative.The pupils decided they wanted to bake goods to sell