Jenny Hurst

Jenny Hurst

The Eastern Membership and Community Relations Officer is Jenny Hurst. She oversees Peterborough, The Fens, Norfolk, Suffolk, and Cambridgeshire.

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Jul 17, 2019

Charity Football Match in aid of Dementia UK

Charity Football Match in aid of Dementia UK

Shannon, one of our colleagues from our Eye store in Peterborough is arranging a charity football match in aid of Dementia UK.  Central England Co-op colleagues from across the Eastern region will be

Jul 17, 2019

St Ives Team enjoy Carnival Day

St Ives Team enjoy Carnival Day

St Ives food retail team working collaboratively with colleagues from our travel store, Dorothy Perkins and Membership. The team supported the event with water for the volunteers to keep them hydrated, raised money

Apr 25, 2019

Eastern MCC meeting

Eastern MCC meeting

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

Apr 25, 2019

The Hub kids club

The Hub kids club

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

Apr 25, 2019

MINT- Job role workshop

MINT- Job role workshop

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

Apr 12, 2019

Wally's work experience

Wally's work experience

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

Apr 10, 2019

Dersingham Village Centre

Dersingham Village Centre

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

Apr 5, 2019

Member delight

Member delight

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

Apr 5, 2019

Getting up to speed

Getting up to speed

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