We hosted our MCC meeting in the East! Here we discussed how we are going to better support our local communities. We handed out over £4,000 in grants for local projects, member
Last week we visited the Hub in Huntingfield, close to our Halesworth store. The facilities are fantastic and the groups and clubs that benefit are truly extensive. We, the Eastern MCC, support two
Last week we visited MINT, a project set up by City College Norwich with a focus on getting young people with a barrier to work get sustainable paid employment. We delivered a workshop
Jordan and Sam from our Brampton Store have teamed up to apply to become Member and Community Council Ambassadors for the Eastern region. Both have shown a passion for their role in store
Today, I have hosted a meeting with Nicole and Ethan, from our Halesworth store with the intent on co-opting them onto the Eastern Member and Community Council. Nicole and Ethan are both keen
This week, Kym supported our colleagues at the Bradwell store to host a work experience session for Wally, a 96 year old regular shopper who admitted to never having worked in retail. Until
Today Kym and I visited the newly built Dersingham Village Centre. The Centre sits close to the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk. It is used by lots of local Community Groups, from Friendship lunches-combating
After having delivered our Fairtrade workshops to our Member group 'The Wednesday Club', they finally had chance to enjoy some delicious Co-op Fairtrade chocolate. This was kindly donated by our Member and Community
This week in the East, Kym and I have been spending time together handing over knowledge and information on the MCRO role. We met at our Mulbarton store to share community contacts and
Messy play at Sawston Nursery with flowers donated by Sawston Foodstore.
This week in the East, Sawston store donated excess Mother's Day flowers to the Sawston Nursery school for their flower art projects and messy play.