Donation in memory of Blandford

CO-OPERATIVE Action, the Movement&#039s grant-providing charity, received a cheque for &#163 2,000 from Co-operatives UK at Congress in memory of 19th century co-operator Thomas Blandford. `We are delighted...

CO-OPERATIVE Action, the Movement&#039s grant-providing charity, received a cheque for &#163 2,000 from Co-operatives UK at Congress in memory of 19th century co-operator Thomas Blandford.
`We are delighted with this contribution,` said Keith Darwin, chair of Co-operative Action, who is pictured receiving the cheque from Co-ops UK chairman Bob Burlton.
Added Mr Darwin: `This money will go towards setting up co-operatives where they are most needed, helping local communities to overcome some of the challenges they face.`

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