These Terms and Conditions prevail in the event of any conflict or inconsistency with any other communications, including advertising or promotional materials. Entry instructions are deemed to form part of the Terms and Conditions. By entering this promotion all participants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by the Terms and Conditions and to their details being communicated to the Promoter’s representatives so that the Promoter or its representatives can contact the participant in connection with the promotion (as necessary). Please retain a copy for your information.

  1. PROMOTER: This promotion is operated by Co-operative Group Food Limited, a registered society under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014, Registered No 26715R with registered office at 1 Angel Square, Manchester, M60 0AG. References to “we”, “us” or “our” in these terms and conditions are references to the Promoter.

  2. OPENING AND CLOSING DATE: This promotion opens on 01/06/2024 at 9:00AM and closes on 11/06/2024 at 11:00PM. Any entries made before the opening date or after the closing date will not be valid and will not be entered into this promotion.

  3. ELIGIBILITY: This promotion is open to individuals aged 18+ with a Cullercoats postcode. Any entries which do not meet this eligibility criteria will not be valid and will not be entered into the prize draw. We may ask the winner to provide proof of age. Employees of the promoter (or any of its group undertakings and its agencies) are excluded from entering.

  4. HOW TO ENTER: To enter, collect a postcard from either Cullercoats’ Co-op Group Food store or Whitley Bay Funeralcare branch. The postcard should be completed by adding a written message on what you love about Cullercoats and scan the QR code to add your details to the secure Microsoft Form. The postcards should then be inserted into the ballot box at either location. The Cullercoats’ Co-op Store Manager, Whitley Bay Funeralcare, and Member Pioneer will collate all the postcard entries and display them in the shop window ready for the live festival on 15th June. Maximum one entry per person only. Entries must not contain anything that is illegal, offensive, abusive, defamatory or explicit. By entering, you consent to your postcard being displayed in the Cullercoats’ Co-op Group food store.

  5. PRIZES: There is 1 prize of £150 for the winner and £150 for the winner’s chosen charity, local to Cullercoats, to be won. The prize is non-exchangeable, non-transferable and no cash alternative can be requested. Prizes are provided at our discretion and the Promoter may substitute or change the prize for a prize of an equivalent or greater value if circumstances beyond the Promoter’s control make it necessary to do so. The charity selected by the winner to receive the Charity Prize must be a registered charity in England and Wales on the Charities Register, and must be based in Cullercoats. The final decision for the chosen Charity remains with Co-op if necessary. The Charity Prize is inclusive of any tax payable, and is a one-off payment.

  6. WINNER SELECTION: Judging of the competition will take place on 12/06/2024 after the closing date of the competition. The winner will be the entrant who the judges think best captures the community spirit of Cullercoats. Entries will be judged by the Cullercoats’ Co-op Store Manager, Whitley Bay Funeralcare Branch Manager, and an independent judge. Details of the judges can be obtained by sending an email to within 7 days after the closing date of the competition.

  7. NOTIFICATION: We will contact the winner via the email address and phone number used for entry within 7 days of the competition closing. If the winner does not respond to us within 5 days of being notified by us, then the winner’s Prize will be forfeited and another winner will be picked at random from the remaining eligible entries in accordance with the process described above in clause 6. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for prizes that are lost, delayed in the post, stolen or unused by their expiry date. The Promoter accepts no responsibility where a participant enters incomplete or incorrect information on the entry form.

  8. DECISIONS OF THE PROMOTER: If there is any dispute about the validity of any entry or any other aspect of the promotion, this will be decided by the Promoter. Our decision regarding any aspect of the promotion, including the decision of the judges, is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into about it. The Promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend this competition due to events or circumstances arising beyond its control. The Promoter is not responsible for any third-party acts or omissions.

  9. WINNER LIST: The winner’s name and county of residence can be obtained by sending an email to within 7 working days after the closing date of the promotion. A winner will be selected on 12/06/24 and have 5 days to respond. By entering, the winner consents to such information being disclosed upon request. You have the right to ask that we stop any consent-based processing of your personal data after you withdraw that consent.

  10. AGREEMENT TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Entry to this promotion shall constitute your acceptance of these terms and conditions and your agreement to be bound by them. These terms and conditions take effect immediately upon entry to the promotion. These terms and conditions prevail in the event of a conflict or inconsistency with any other communications, including advertising or promotional materials.

  11. DISQUALIFICATION: We reserve the right to reject any entry, withhold the prize and disqualify you from the promotion if we suspect you of failing to comply with these terms and conditions or of fraud, cheating or dishonesty, without limitation, through the manipulation of codes, multiple computer-generated entries, or otherwise fraudulently falsifying data or acting fraudulently or dishonestly in the Promoter’s opinion. Entries must be made personally. Entries made through agents/third-parties, bulk entries or automated entries are invalid.

  12. NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ENTRIES NOT RECEIVED: We accept no responsibility for lost, damaged, incomplete, illegible, or delayed entries, such entries will be void. The Promoter cannot guarantee uninterrupted or secure access to the entry route. We accept no responsibility for entries not successfully received by us, or which are delayed, due to a technical fault, technical malfunction, computer hardware or software failure, satellite, network, or server failure of any kind. Proof of submission of entry is not proof of receipt of entry.

  13. USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION TO ADMINISTER PROMOTION: We, other members of the Co-operative Group and 3rd party agencies acting on our behalf, may collect personal information from you in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and any other applicable data privacy laws. Except as set out in clause 14 below, we and other members of the Co-operative Group will only use your information for the purposes of administering this promotion.

  14. USE OF PERSONAL AND OTHER INFORMATION FOR PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES: By entering this promotion, you agree that if you win we, other members of the Co-operative Group and 3rd party agencies acting on our behalf may use your entry, name, photo or image, county of residence and any testimonial you have provided to us, for promotional purposes (including on our websites, social media, within our magazines or within promotional emails). To find out more about your rights please see our Privacy Notice at

  15. CANCELLATION OR WITHDRAWAL OF PROMOTION: We reserve the right at our absolute discretion to withdraw or cancel this promotion without prior notice and without liability to any party if it becomes necessary to do so.

  16. CHANGES TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS: We reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time. Revised terms and conditions will be available at It is your responsibility to keep up to date with any such changes.

  17. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY; All conditions, warranties and representations expressed or implied by law or otherwise in connection with the prizes are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law and the Promoter shall be under no liability whatsoever or howsoever arising in connection with any loss, damage or injury suffered as a direct result of the provision or use of the Prizes. The Promoter makes no attempt to exclude or limit its liability for death or personal injury arising as a result of its negligence.

  18. RELEVANT LAW: This promotion and these terms and conditions are governed by the laws of England and you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the English courts if any dispute arises.

  19. GENERAL: We are not responsible for any third-party acts or omissions. We cannot guarantee that the event will be free from disruptions, failings, or cancellations. We are not liable for such disruptions, failings, or cancellations unless they are caused by our negligence.