Karen Bevan

Karen Bevan

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Aug 24, 2021

MCC & Store support Quorn Festival

MCC & Store support Quorn Festival

On Saturday 21st August 2021, the Southern Membership & Community Council joined colleagues from our Quorn Store for the Annual Village Festival which was held at the local park.  There was lots of

Aug 13, 2021

Women of Wisdom Co-operative return

Women of Wisdom Co-operative return

We are so pleased that the community centre where our Women of Wisdom Co-operative meet have opened their doors again and they have been reunited.  I visited yesterday to say Hello and we

Aug 6, 2021

MCC Support Fun Run at Downing Drive Co-op Store

MCC Support Fun Run at Downing Drive Co-op Store

Today, the Southern Membership & Community Council supported our Downing Drive Store with raising funds for Dementia UK and promoting membership.  Colleagues, their children and MCC members ran around the adjacent park twice,

Aug 5, 2021

Rowlatts Hill Co-op hosts Bicycle Event

Rowlatts Hill Co-op hosts Bicycle Event

Our last Summer event, in partnership with Northside Bikes, took place at our Rowlatts Hill Store today.  The Store provided fruit bags and fun outdoor activities for the children, and we took the

Jul 27, 2021

Co-op Friendship Group

Co-op Friendship Group

Today, I visited our Co-op Friendship Group who meet on Tuesday mornings from 10am-12.00noon at the Woodgate Resources Centre, 36 Woodgate in Leicester.  The group are always open to new members joining

Jul 23, 2021

Bike event takes place at our Groby Store

Bike event takes place at our Groby Store

Thursday saw temperatures reach 31 degrees, but that didn't deter the public from coming along and taking advantage of FREE bicycle maintenance checks at our Groby Store in Leicester.  We thought we would

Jul 21, 2021

Mum's & Tots Healthy Choices Session

Mum's & Tots Healthy Choices Session

With thanks to our brilliant links with Leicester City in the Community, I was invited along to deliver our Healthy Choices Workshop at a Mum's and Tots session at The Hub in New

Jul 16, 2021

Bicycle Maintenance at Hallam Crescent Store

Bicycle Maintenance at Hallam Crescent Store

We once again worked in partnership with Northside Bikes by offering FREE bicycle maintenance checks at our Hallam Crescent East Store in Leicester.  It was particularly encouraging to see so many children come

Jul 7, 2021

Co-op Fortnight - Week 2

Co-op Fortnight - Week 2

The Southern Membership & Community Council enjoyed their final week of Co-op Fortnight with a busy week of activities and learning events. Co-op East Midlands held their AGM, where there was an opportunity

Jun 28, 2021

Celebrating Co-ops

Celebrating Co-ops

The first week of Co-op Fortnight got off to a flying start for the Southern Membership & Community Council.  Last Monday, we visited a group of local people in Coalville who are taking

Jun 18, 2021

Southern MCC Support Clean Air Day

Southern MCC Support Clean Air Day

In partnership with Eco Schools and Sustrans, we supported Clean Air Day at St Thomas More School in Leicester.  To promote Clean Air Day, the road outside the school was closed and the