Western

The Western Membership and Community Relations Officer is James Knight. He oversees the West Midlands and Staffordshire.

Jun 7, 2019

School Children ‘Buzzing’ about Bees

School Children ‘Buzzing’ about Bees

Today 30 year six pupils from a local Primary School in Kingstanding, Birmingham came to visit the Central England Co-operative Bee Education program in Northfield.The Bee Education program is delivered by Jackie

Jun 5, 2019

Footballs that are Fair!

Footballs that are Fair!

Tonight I spent some time with Whittington FC Under 11s and their coach Jen, where I presented them with some Fairtrade footballs courtesy of the Western MCC. These footballs will be used to

Jun 4, 2019

Chelmsley Wood working with local school

Chelmsley Wood working with local school

School children from Windy Arbor Primary School have been working with our Chelmsley Wood Retail Store today as part of their enterprise initiative.The pupils decided they wanted to bake goods to sell

Jun 3, 2019

Strictly Members Dancing

Strictly Members Dancing

Today I took the opportunity to visit our Modern Sequence Dance Member Group in Birmingham. The Member Group dance every Monday and Wednesday at the Polish Centre in Central Birmingham.This long standing

May 29, 2019

Green fingered Members

Green fingered Members

Our Membership and Community Council Member Shaz talks about his experience at the Central England Co-operative Gardening Group in Birmingham:"Recently I gave a short speech at the MCC induction day about how

May 22, 2019

MCC support girls football in Lichfield

MCC support girls football in Lichfield

On Tuesday the Western Membership and Community Council (MCC) were invited along to Lichfield City FC to help support Lichfield City FC Wildcats and their Girls Football event.The event in colaberation with

May 17, 2019

Co-op Members Getting Crafty in Birmingham

Co-op Members Getting Crafty in Birmingham

At Central England Co-operative, we're proud to have been offering our members educational, cultural and recreational activities, alongside selling groceries and providing other goods and services, for the past 160 years. This includes

May 14, 2019

Our store managers in the community

Our store managers in the community

Today I met with store managers from the Staffordshire and Burton region to discuss membership and community activity with them.We spoke about the types of activity they can get involved in to

May 14, 2019

New MCC Ambassadors welcomed to the Society

New MCC Ambassadors welcomed to the Society

On Monday newly elected MCC (Membership and Community Council) ambassadors joined elected members, MCROs and colleagues from the business to learn more about Central England Co-operative and the work the MCC do for