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Co-op scoops three top industry awards


The Co-op beat off stern competition to win three major awards at a prestigious business event which celebrates the best in the food and grocery industry

Co-op ATM's "splash the cash" in forensic first to cut crime


Splashing the cash, and criminals, could cut ATM crime in communities as the Co-op teams-up with award-winning forensic technology company SmartWater to roll-out a ne...

Community News: Co-op Funeralcare raise over £700 for British Red Cross at Faversham Hop Festival


The Canterbury Co-op Funeralcare team raised £715 for charity last month, when they manned a two-day tombola stand at the annual Faversham Hop Festival.

Co-op's new bacon range gets thumbs up from Scottish pig farmers


The Co-op has launched a new 100% Scottish Ayrshire-style bacon made from Specially Selected Pork as part of its commitment to supporting Scottish farmers

Community News: Co-op’s golf day raises over £600 for British Red Cross


Broken Cross Co-op Funeralcare has raised £640.55 as part of a charity golf event, to generate funds for British Red Cross.

Community News: Co-op Funeralcare gives local cat rescue a boost


Doxford Park Funeralcare have helped out the Sunderland animal community by making a large donation to the local cat rescue.

Community News: Co-op Funeralcare supports Leeds’ bereaved children


Horace Webster & Son in Leeds has provided two local schools with a series of animated films and books, to help their bereaved children cope with the loss of a loved ...

Wrong food and too much exercise results in poorly pets


New data from Co-op Insurance reveals the leading medical conditions that prompt the most visits to the vets for cats and dogs