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News
Food store customers dish out pots of cash for pre-school mud kitchen 

21 Jun 18

CUSTOMERS at a Tamworth convenience store have raised more than £600 for a pre-school under a scheme which sees thousands of pounds handed out each year to good causes locally.


Business
Project sending unsold food to charities and good causes is coming to Lichfield 

15 Jun 18

A project that sees unsold food distributed to charities is coming to Lichfield.


News
Couple who won £1million on the Euromillions return to Lichfield store where they bought lucky ticket 

14 Jun 18

A couple who won £1million on the Euromillions have returned to the shop in Lichfield where they bought the lucky ticket.


News
Tamworth Samaritans say gift from generous shoppers feels like ‘winning the lottery’ 

11 Jun 18

KIND-HEARTED shoppers in Glascote have come to the aid of Tamworth Samaritans by giving up their dividends to raise nearly £800 for the crisis service.


News
Shoppers pitch in to provide much needed tents for Lichfield Cubs 

30 May 18

CUB Scouts in Lichfield will be heading off to camp with extra tents so they can all stay under cover after shoppers donated their ‘divi’ money to help out the youngsters.


News
Jack the parrot flies into Tamworth with a deadly serious message 

25 May 18

JACK might have been the butt of the odd dead parrot joke, but there was a serious point to his appearance at a Tamworth event aimed at encouraging people to talk openly about death.


News
Shoppers make a telling contribution to school’s outdoor reading sessions 

25 May 18

STORY time will be a lot more comfortable from now on at a village school, thanks to shoppers at Tamworth Co-op’s department store donating the dividends they earn on their purchases.


News
Village scout group overjoyed as Co-op shoppers provide cash for new tents 

17 May 18

A GROUP of scouts will be heading off to their annual camp with new tents and other equipment paid for by the generosity of shoppers at their local Tamworth Co-op store.


Rugby
New Co-op convenience store to open in Sutton Coldfield pub car park 

16 May 18

The Slade Road shop will open in part of the former Plough and Harrow pubs car park…


Council
Growing Coventry business moves to the former Co-Op building 

8 May 18

A Coventry freight forwarding firm is expanding after moving into the iconic Co-Op landmark city centre building.


Blog feature
Dorothy Parkes Centre Call Out for Votes 

8 May 18

The Dorothy Parkes Centre in Smethwick has been chosen as one of the latest beneficiaries of the Co-op’s Local Community Fund.


News
Tamworth Co-op financial results up by 11 per cent – but town centre trading still challenging 

3 May 18

STRONG performances in the food and funeral divisions of Tamworth Co-operative Society have enabled it to record another encouraging year’s trading.


Local news
*WIN* a game for four as NEW Nerf arena set to open in Rubery village 

26 Apr 18

A new Nerf arena is set to open in Rubery village, providing a safe, fun environment for all aged 5 and above.


FixMyStreet
Pavement and kerb damaged by Co-op car park, 26th April 

26 Apr 18

Very Deep potholes on the pavement and also kerb stones missing, raised or unstable.


Blog comment
School cuts stalls in Birmingham on Saturday 21 April 

15 Apr 18

City Centre 11am-2pm outside Midland Bank, New Street.


News
One good turn leads to another as good neighbours are handed a healthy cheque 

12 Apr 18

A GROUP of villagers who act as good neighbours to the elderly and other people in need have been given a big helping hand themselves – a £780 cheque to boost their voluntary work.


News
Triathlon taster event in Burntwood hoping to get 1,000 children active 

3 Apr 18

An event in Burntwood is bidding to help 1,000 young people get active.


Blog food
The Breadfast Club 

27 Mar 18

We’ve teamed up with our friends at fellow Stirchley worker co-op, Bike Foundry, for monthly breakfast + bike rides, speed will be 12mph-15mph – RSVP to eventbrite .


FixMyStreet
Red graffiti next to the Co-op The green kings norton, 21st March 

21 Mar 18

The graffiti stands out as the colour is red and is an eyesore for everyone to look at also there’s some more graffiti that is purple at the front.


Rugby
Shoppers set to fill up at new £530k Sutton Coldfield Co-op store 

21 Mar 18

The new Four Oaks shop is opening in a former disused petrol filling station in Clarence Road…


News
Lichfield business earns ambulance service award for installing defibrillators in Burntwood 

21 Mar 18

A Lichfield-based business has won an award for its work installing defibrillators in Burntwood.


Blog feature
Apply to be a Co-op local cause 

19 Mar 18

The Co-op Local Community Fund gives money to local causes, helping to bring people together and make a difference.


FixMyStreet
The Green – Graffiti On Disused Building., 14th March 

14 Mar 18

The disused building next to the new CO-OP on The Green has a mixture of graffiti on the walls and boarded up windows.


Rugby
Ram raiders smash car through front of Co-op shop in Kings Heath 

7 Mar 18

Black car used to break in – but police say criminals fled without taking anything after alarm went off…


Blog feature
Darrell, Always On The Ball 

7 Mar 18

With thanks to Darrell, I think Nigel is all but sorted with all the important minutiae needed for his New York adventure, his passport is up to date, his travel insurance sorted ……….