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New group CEO of Midcounties named as Ben Reid retires

Phil Ponsonby will step up from the role of chief executive of trading at the society

Southern Co-operative reports 9% growth in annual income

Gross profit increased to £121m from £111m in the previous year, with members’ share of profits…

Southern Co-op stores raise money for children’s A&E ward

The society has also teamed up with the Wheatsheaf Trust to help people facing employment barriers

Q&A: Pete Fullard, MD of e-learning company Upskill People

The e-learning partner of the Co-operative College designs programmes to meet the needs of the co-op…

Donation from Southern Co-op will support new projects getting people into nature

The society has given £18,000 to Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

Southern Co-op celebrates increase in Christmas sales

The society says like-for-like sales were up 6%, beating 'tough targets' it had set for the…

Eight-year-old artist behind Southern Co-op’s Christmas card wins hamper

The society ran a competition for the corporate card, which goes out to colleagues and partners,…

Meet some of the people behind the social impact of co-operatives

For our Community Impact Index of 2017, we ask representatives of Southern Co-op, Midcounties and Central…

Community Impact Index: What are co-ops doing in their communities?

Co-ops take part in a number of initiatives to give back to communities, whether it’s through…

UK co-ops raise £136k in flood and hurricane appeal

Co-operatives UK launched the fundraising drive to give on-the-ground support for co-ops and credit unions

Southern Co-op celebrates £500k donations from two years of the carrier bag levy

The society has added money from its own community fund, supporting groups such as Scope, Wildlife…

How co-ops are setting a shining example for British Food Fortnight

We mark the annual celebration of British food with a look at how co-operative retailers work…