Southern

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

Jul 9, 2020

New Hygiene Bank in Market Harborough

New Hygiene Bank in Market Harborough

When the Southern Membership & Community Council heard about a new Hygiene Bank being set up in Market Harborough, they were very pleased to donate some vouchers to support with the early set

Jul 6, 2020

Rounding Up Co-op Fortnight in 2020

Rounding Up Co-op Fortnight in 2020

It's no surprise to any of us that this year has certainly tested us but the Southern Membership & Council and I have been humbled by the co-operative spirit of our member groups

Jun 22, 2020

The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On

This week Karen Bevan, Member & Community Relations Officer caught up with Adam Jones, Secretary for the Ratae Co-operative Players and here is what he had to say:- “John Shaw has written

Jun 22, 2020

Let's build something better together

Let's build something better together

Central England Co-op is marking Co-op Fortnight by shining a light on what it has been doing to support communities and some of the great acts of co-operation carried out by colleagues throughout

Jun 12, 2020

Dreaming of the Beach

Dreaming of the Beach

The latest project for our Lutterworth Watercolour Artists’ Co-operative was interpretations of “Beach Scenes” with over 30 contributions received from 20 members.   This is a terrific effort by the members and we wanted

Jun 8, 2020

Peonie elegance step by step

Peonie elegance step by step

Our Floristry tutor, Sharon McKinder, is continuing to keep her students busy. Last week, Sharon set the task for creating arrangements using Peonies, supported with a step-by-step guide.   Sharon and her students are

May 29, 2020

Calligraphy group honing skills at home

Calligraphy group honing skills at home

Su Goodman, our Calligraphy tutor is continuing to keep her students busy with setting weekly homework for anyone who wants to take part and asking students to share their work with her. She

May 29, 2020

Watercolour group keep busy in lockdown

Watercolour group keep busy in lockdown

This month – Lutterworth Watercolour Artists’ Co-operative were set the challenge around the theme of 'gates' and we have been blown away by the talent, humour and skill. It is has been a great