Southern

The Southern Membership and Community Relations Officer is Karen Bevan. She oversees Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and North Warwickshire.

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

Jul 7, 2021

Elaine Dean Co-op voices women’s event

Elaine Dean Co-op voices women’s event

Elaine Dean who is the current Vice President of Central England Co-op (amongst many other Co-op leadership roles) was interviewed by Rebecca Harvey from Co-op Press and Sarah Alldred from Co-op College about

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 10, 2021

Co-op Member Groups return

Co-op Member Groups return

Our Members Groups are now starting to return in the Southern region and it was lovely to catch up with the Lutterworth Watercolour Artists' Co-operative this week.  The group have been amazing during

Jun 3, 2021

Co-operative Choir seeking new Musical Director

Co-operative Choir seeking new Musical Director

Musical Director – Glenfield Ladies’ Co-operative Choir Glenfield Ladies’ Choir has operated under several different guises over the years, as a Women’s Institute Choir in the sixties, reforming as a singing for fun

Jun 3, 2021

Rocket around Ratby

Rocket around Ratby

On Bank holiday Monday, the Southern Membership & Community Council joined colleagues at our Ratby Store, who supported the Rocket around Ratby event, celebrating space.  The local school also got involved with the