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Co-op Community Fund donates over £80,000 this year to 74 charities and causes in Jersey and Guernsey
Co-op Community Fund donates over £80,000 this year to …
23 November 2022
Find out how charities and causes in Guernsey have benefitted from the Community Fund this year.
Putting families first at a difficult time
Putting families first at a difficult time
28 October 2022
Find out how the Co-op Community Fund helped Family First create a new space for supporting families
Waste not! How to use up leftover pumpkin
Waste not! How to use up leftover pumpkin
19 October 2022
Dont let those halloween pumpkins go to waste! Here's some tips and recipes to use up the leftovers!
Bye-bye sell-by-dates
Bye-bye sell-by-dates
10 October 2022
We're getting rid of sell-by-dates on various own-brand products throughout our stores to help reduce food waste
‘Free fruit for kids’ initiative is back
‘Free fruit for kids’ initiative is back
22 September 2022
We're proud to see the return of our popular free fruit for kids scheme
SCOOP's SOCIAL.FEED - Supported by the Co-op Community Fund
SCOOP's SOCIAL.FEED - Supported by the Co-op Community …
21 September 2022
When Coop’s work together, great things happen
Diversity and Inclusion: More than just a policy
Diversity and Inclusion: More than just a policy
03 September 2022
As Pride returns to the Channel Islands, we reflect on why it is important to be diverse and inclusive for all.
Top tips for shopping on a budget
Top tips for shopping on a budget
22 August 2022
Some ideas on shopping habits that are good for the planet, good for you, and good for your wallet too
Making lunchboxes healthy and fun
Making lunchboxes healthy and fun
20 August 2022
It might sound like a test to make lunch fun, but there are ways to make your child's school lunch box to life
Share your summer with your Coop
Share your summer with your Coop
17 August 2022
A job with your Co-op during the summer might just be the beginning of a new career.
Art for Community’s sake
Art for Community’s sake
16 August 2022
How the Co-op Community Fund has helped one Guernsey-based art club keep creativity alive and free
Diversity is in more than just the nature of our work
Diversity is in more than just the nature of our work
06 July 2022
Our Chief People Officer, Natalie shares her insights on the diversity and inclusion at our Society
Much more than a shop
Much more than a shop
27 June 2022
We #UnwrapCoops to find out what makes them so unique?
Our Community Fund donates almost £40,000 to worthy causes across Jersey and Guernsey
Our Community Fund donates almost £40,000 to worthy cau…
16 June 2022
Our Coop Community Fund donates over £20,000 to worthy causes across Jersey
Cheers, Dad
Cheers, Dad
15 June 2022
If you’re looking for something special for Father’s Day, check out your Co-op
Keeping your health in good check
Keeping your health in good check
13 June 2022
Your Pharmacy Locale can help. From blood pressure to blood glucose checks, plus more, ask your Pharmacist first.
Your Pharmacy Locale offers free diabetes screenings to help raise awareness for Diabetes Week (13 -19 June)
Your Pharmacy Locale offers free diabetes screenings to…
06 June 2022
To highlight Diabetes Week, we're working with Diabetes Jersey and Lion’s Club of Jersey to help raise awareness.
70 years of  foodie classics for 70 years of reign
70 years of foodie classics for 70 years of reign
30 May 2022
Why not celebrate the Platinum Jubilee with some retro classics? We took a look at some of the best from yesteryear
Coop Members elect a new Director at AMM
Coop Members elect a new Director at AMM
23 May 2022
Newly elected Director, Jennifer Bridge, joins the Board following a successful vote by our Members
2021 Dividend has now been confirmed at our AMM
2021 Dividend has now been confirmed at our AMM
19 May 2022
Our first hybrid AMM brought us together for the first time since the pandemic to share news, views and ideas
5 nutrients vegetarians should be mindful of
5 nutrients vegetarians should be mindful of
16 May 2022
Get the best tips and tricks for a nutrient rich veggie diet from Guernsey based nutritionist Sarah Gale.
It’s time to get together again
It’s time to get together again
11 May 2022
Join us this year at our first hybrid Annual Meeting of Members (AMM) event.
It's good to talk
It's good to talk
02 May 2022
As part of Dying Matters Awareness Week, our team at De Gruchy's Funeral Care help break the taboo around death
Hold the press: We open our new store at Five Oaks
Hold the press: We open our new store at Five Oaks
27 April 2022
Based on the former site of Jersey Evening Post HQ, our newest store opened its doors on 27 April 2022.
Sustainability at the heart of your Society
Sustainability at the heart of your Society
20 April 2022
We believe that our islands are beautiful. We want to keep it that way.
The Society submits plans for the redevelopment of Leale's Yard
The Society submits plans for the redevelopment of Leal…
07 April 2022
The Leale’s Yard redevelopment is an exciting proposal for the St Sampson area, together with wider Guernsey.
Quiet Hour helping to reduce the stress of the weekly shop
Quiet Hour helping to reduce the stress of the weekly s…
02 April 2022
How we're making shopping inclusive for all islanders
Exciting innovations at Coop Five Oaks
Exciting innovations at Coop Five Oaks
01 April 2022
Our new store will feature an innovative melange of trail-brazing technology and in-store experiences.
Eco-friendly Easter eggs
Eco-friendly Easter eggs
31 March 2022
Here's some eggs-citing news about our own-brand Easter eggs.
Update on Foreign Exchange Services at your Co-operative
Update on Foreign Exchange Services at your Co-operativ…
24 March 2022
Update on Foreign Exchange Services at your Co-operative in Jersey and Guernsey.
The Society joins the 51 Employers pledge
The Society joins the 51 Employers pledge
04 March 2022
We become first retailer in Jersey to pledge to a menopause-friendly workplace
Meet the producer: Cooper & Co.
Meet the producer: Cooper & Co.
28 February 2022
There is a great deal of history and pride behind Cooper & Co, one of Jersey’s oldest businesses.
Why your Society supports Fairtrade
Why your Society supports Fairtrade
27 February 2022
Thoughts from our CEO, Mark Cox, on appreciating the real change that we can make by buying Fairtrade
How Fairtrade is combatting the climate crisis
How Fairtrade is combatting the climate crisis
24 February 2022
It’s time to bring fairness to climate justice
Your Society is looking for new Directors to join the board
Your Society is looking for new Directors to join the b…
22 February 2022
The Co-op is welcoming applications to join its board of Directors.
Feeling good from inside, out: Tips from a Nutritionist on how to be good this year
Feeling good from inside, out: Tips from a Nutritionist…
21 January 2022
Ready to achieve those 2022 health goals? True Food is here to help.
Top 5 Sober Sips by Jo Ferbrache
Top 5 Sober Sips by Jo Ferbrache
19 January 2022
With more people choosing to reach for a sober sip we asked Sober Jo to review our range.
Exploring the plant-based lifestyle
Exploring the plant-based lifestyle
10 January 2022
We look at the positive benefits of a meat-free diet during Veganuary.
Society stalwart retires after more than 45 years working in the Co-operative movement
Society stalwart retires after more than 45 years worki…
07 January 2022
We bid a very fond farewell and happy retirement to one of our longest serving colleagues, Jim Plumley.
7 top tips for a healthy night's sleep
7 top tips for a healthy night's sleep
05 January 2022
We’ve been looking at how investing in a healthy bedtime routine can help you feel happier and healthier.
Co-op Community Fund’s Festive Review
Co-op Community Fund’s Festive Review
29 December 2021
Supporting communities isn’t just for Christmas – it’s something we do all year round
Have yourself a Fairtrade Christmas
Have yourself a Fairtrade Christmas
09 December 2021
Christmas gifts that go the extra mile
Here for a cleaner, greener Christmas
Here for a cleaner, greener Christmas
03 December 2021
There’s no plastic in our own brand Christmas gifting range
The Co-op Introduces the Big Festive Giveaway
The Co-op Introduces the Big Festive Giveaway
02 December 2021
Co-op stores will see customers receiving over 30,000 prizes this Christmas
Finding calm for Jersey’s pupils at The Cove
Finding calm for Jersey’s pupils at The Cove
15 November 2021
Our Community Fund supports local students’ wellbeing at Le Rocquier school.
Our Community Fund donates £50,000 to local charities and causes across the Bailiwicks
Our Community Fund donates £50,000 to local charities a…
12 November 2021
Our Fund saw the Society donate almost £30,000 to Jersey charities and causes in its first year
Our new manager of Argent's Funeral Care achieves industry-recognised Diploma
Our new manager of Argent's Funeral Care achieves indus…
02 November 2021
Tracey Dowinton, manager of Argent Funeral Care, has achieved her Diploma in Funeral Directing
A little goes a long way for Family Nursing & Home Care
A little goes a long way for Family Nursing & Home Care…
05 October 2021
Sometimes the smallest, simplest donations can make a real difference.
Our CEO, Mark Cox wins Director of the Year award
Our CEO, Mark Cox wins Director of the Year award
21 September 2021
Our CEO was awarded the prize in the large business category for his guidance throughout the Covid-19
Lessons on nature in Guernsey’s outdoor classroom
Lessons on nature in Guernsey’s outdoor classroom
15 September 2021
How our Community Fund supported Guernsey’s schoolchildren.
We're supporting Macmillan Jersey to 'Get Together for Good'
We're supporting Macmillan Jersey to 'Get Together for …
13 September 2021
What better way to fundraise for an incredible local charity than to get together and raise money for a great cause
Caring for Jersey’s animal community
Caring for Jersey’s animal community
01 September 2021
How the Co-op Community Fund is helping support native wildlife with the JSPCA
Applications for our Community Fund are being welcomed now for our Autumn '21 pay-out
Applications for our Community Fund are being welcomed …
01 September 2021
We have already donated around £25,000 to charities and good causes making a real difference in the island
Our brand-new store, En Route Trinity opens in Jersey
Our brand-new store, En Route Trinity opens in Jersey
04 August 2021
We're proud of our new store, our most energy efficient store to date
The Society unites in support with Co-ops across the UK to aid the Covid crisis in India
The Society unites in support with Co-ops across the UK…
03 July 2021
As we reach the end of Co-operative Fortnight, we join in support of UK Coops with aid for Co-ops in India
Time to #JoinYourCoop ?
Time to #JoinYourCoop ?
21 June 2021
This Co-op Fortnight, we ask what it means to belong.
Cater for our pollinators: all about pollinator patches
Cater for our pollinators: all about pollinator patches…
10 June 2021
How bees help us and how we can help them in return.
The latest news from our AMM & SMM 2021
The latest news from our AMM & SMM 2021
08 June 2021
We had a strong financial year as a Society despite the challenges of the global pandemic
A Letter from your Board of Directors
A Letter from your Board of Directors
07 June 2021
A message to our members in lead up the AMM and SMM from your Board of Directors
Buzzing with the bees: Life as a Beekeeper
Buzzing with the bees: Life as a Beekeeper
02 June 2021
Local supplier, Bernie Morel explains how we all can be beekeepers.
Why is sun cream important?
Why is sun cream important?
24 May 2021
Stay protected from harsh UV rays this Summer.
The Motions Explained
The Motions Explained
10 May 2021
Your vote could change the rules
Showing our support with donation of sanitisers and digital thermometers during pandemic
Showing our support with donation of sanitisers and dig…
05 May 2021
Young and elderly Islanders supported by donations of vital sanitiser and thermometers to care and education sector
Working with the Association of Jersey Charities to tackle food insecurity in our community
Working with the Association of Jersey Charities to tac…
26 April 2021
Donation of around £2,500 creates food parcels for local charities and community groups helping islanders in need
Our colleagues enjoy a fair share after a challenging year
Our colleagues enjoy a fair share after a challenging y…
21 April 2021
Colleagues have been paid a bonus equivalent to one week’s pay in recognition of their hard work during 2020
'Have your say' at our virtual Annual Meeting of Members
'Have your say' at our virtual Annual Meeting of Member…
19 April 2021
This year’s meeting will take place online at 7:30pm on Tuesday 8 June 2021.
Introducing our brand-new Community Fund scheme
Introducing our brand-new Community Fund scheme
12 April 2021
The Co-op Community Fund allows us to support local causes and projects which really tie-in with our core values
Easter campaign surpasses target and raises £12,000 for Channel Island charities
Easter campaign surpasses target and raises £12,000 for…
31 March 2021
Thank you to everyone who supported our Easter donation campaign; your contribution will make a real difference
Women making a difference at your Society
Women making a difference at your Society
08 March 2021
We celebrate International Women’s Day at our Society on 8 March
Swap to Fairtrade – for people and the planet
Swap to Fairtrade – for people and the planet
02 March 2021
Simple swaps for a world of good
Torteval Cheese: Meet super mum Fenella Maddison
Torteval Cheese: Meet super mum Fenella Maddison
01 March 2021
Find out what it's like to be a mother alongside being a local producer.
What’s the deal with Fairtrade?
What’s the deal with Fairtrade?
23 February 2021
Join us in supporting the Fairtrade movement
Ways of showing a little love this Valentine’s Day
Ways of showing a little love this Valentine’s Day
04 February 2021
Celebrate 14 February a little differently this year
Travelmaker Closure
Travelmaker Closure
01 February 2021
A statement regarding the closure of our Travel business
How our community award made a real difference
How our community award made a real difference
13 January 2021
We’re proud to be part of our community foundations
Statement on Co-operative Travelmaker
Statement on Co-operative Travelmaker
21 December 2020
A statement by Mark Cox, chief executive of The Channel Islands Co-operative Society on Co-operative Travelmaker.
Co-op launches new Christmas in a Box initiative to bring festive cheer to vulnerable Islanders
Co-op launches new Christmas in a Box initiative to bri…
18 December 2020
The Co-op has launched a new Christmas in a Box campaign to bring some festive sparkle to Islanders in need.
A time for giving in our community
A time for giving in our community
15 December 2020
How we’re helping make Christmas brighter after a tough year
The Channel Islands Co-operative Society’s Shared Lunch campaign donates more than £7,500 to two CI charities
The Channel Islands Co-operative Society’s Shared Lunch…
24 November 2020
Over £7,500 has been donated to two local food charities in the Channel Islands thanks to our Shared Lunch campaign
A special and sustainable Christmas
A special and sustainable Christmas
18 November 2020
Here’s how to make your Christmas a green one.
The Channel Islands Co-operative Society launches online food delivery service
The Channel Islands Co-operative Society launches onlin…
16 November 2020
The Channel Islands Co-operative is to become the first local retailer to offer a pan-island delivery service.
The Channel Islands Co-operative Society donates more than £24,000 to environmental projects across the Bailiwicks
The Channel Islands Co-operative Society donates more t…
04 November 2020
The Society’s most popular Eco fund intake to date.
Haut Maison: Meet the producer
Haut Maison: Meet the producer
25 October 2020
From mixing juices as a kid to owning an award-winning spirit business.
Are paper bags as ‘green’ as we think?
Are paper bags as ‘green’ as we think?
23 October 2020
Why your Co-op isn’t offering customers paper bags.
Stinky Bay: Meet the producer
Stinky Bay: Meet the producer
05 October 2020
Meet the founder behind a beer worth sharing
Jersey Dairy: Meet the producer
Jersey Dairy: Meet the producer
28 September 2020
From cow to carton since 1763.
Top 5 foods to keep our eyes healthy
Top 5 foods to keep our eyes healthy
24 September 2020
We’ve teamed up with Eyecan Jersey this National Eye Health Care Week.
Co-op helps provide sustainable menstrual products to girls in Guernsey
Co-op helps provide sustainable menstrual products to g…
17 September 2020
School girls learn about the cost and environmental benefits of going green
Mrs Fisken: Meet the producer
Mrs Fisken: Meet the producer
24 August 2020
Who is the person behind this delicious product?
Torteval cheese: Meet the producer
Torteval cheese: Meet the producer
20 August 2020
From nurse to cheese maker. The story of our local cheese producer.
Vienna Bakery: Meet the producer
Vienna Bakery: Meet the producer
13 August 2020
How a small, family-run business rose to produce the local’s favourite loaf
Sleep Well: Meet the producer
Sleep Well: Meet the producer
10 August 2020
Sleep Well this summer.
Channel Islands Liquor: Meet the producer
Channel Islands Liquor: Meet the producer
31 July 2020
The spirit that is making a resurgence, with a local twist
Your Society launches first Channel Island's supermarket refill produce station
Your Society launches first Channel Island's supermarke…
28 July 2020
You can now buy a range of cupboard staples without the plastic from our Grand Marché St Helier.
Reduce what you can. Offset what you can’t.
Reduce what you can. Offset what you can’t.
20 July 2020
We are proud sponsors of Carbon Offset+.
The Channel Islands Co-operative Society has appointed a new chief executive officer
The Channel Islands Co-operative Society has appointed …
10 July 2020
Your Society have appointed a new CEO.
Tidal Rum: Meet the producer
Tidal Rum: Meet the producer
07 July 2020
Rum has never been so refined. Tidal Rum are shaping a very different drink.
Two international business leaders join your Society's board
Two international business leaders join your Society's …
29 June 2020
The Channel Islands Co-operative Society is delighted to announce the appointment of two new board directors.
Celebrate Co-op Fortnight with your local co-operative.
Celebrate Co-op Fortnight with your local co-operative.…
22 June 2020
Why we all need to #KeepCooperating
Bean14: Meet the producer
Bean14: Meet the producer
08 June 2020
From making coffee for friends to supplying restaurants and cafes across Guernsey.
KTea: Meet the producer
KTea: Meet the producer
05 June 2020
Have you tried kombucha yet?
Your Society hold virtual Annual Meeting of Members for the first time in 100-year history
Your Society hold virtual Annual Meeting of Members for…
04 June 2020
For the first time in its 100-year history, your Society held a virtual Annual Meeting.
Guernsey Farm Produce: Meet the producer
Guernsey Farm Produce: Meet the producer
01 June 2020
Leading the way as Guernsey’s largest land user
The Co-op and ‘What’s in your pocket, Peg’ author collaborate to raise money for four local charities
The Co-op and ‘What’s in your pocket, Peg’ author colla…
31 May 2020
‘What’s in your pocket, Peg?’, will be stocked in Grand Marché St Helier and Grand Marché St Peter.
Dougie Richardson: Meet the producer
Dougie Richardson: Meet the producer
14 May 2020
Dougie learnt to pick potatoes before he could walk
The Jersey Royal - in a field of its own
The Jersey Royal - in a field of its own
11 May 2020
Find out how we’re helping protect the famous Jersey potatoes future
Guernsey Dairy: Meet the producer
Guernsey Dairy: Meet the producer
07 May 2020
Supplying Guernsey with delicious milk for hundreds of years.
Local author helps raise money for charity with the tale of Peg
Local author helps raise money for charity with the tal…
04 May 2020
Meet the author of a story of life told during Occupied Jersey
Support local. Buy Jersey beef.
Support local. Buy Jersey beef.
20 April 2020
Local producers join forces to continue feeding the island.
A big thank you to all our colleagues
A big thank you to all our colleagues
20 April 2020
Join us to say thank you to our colleagues.
Liberation Brewery: Meet the producer
Liberation Brewery: Meet the producer
09 April 2020
Perfecting a refreshing taste for almost 150 years
How easy is it to reduce your food waste?
How easy is it to reduce your food waste?
02 April 2020
Read our tips and tricks to stop food ending up in the bin.
Jersey Trees for Life: Meet the community champion
Jersey Trees for Life: Meet the community champion
25 March 2020
Meet Beverly Dallas-Chapman, and find out how we partnered with JTFL to protect our local environment.
An update from our acting CEO Mark Cox
An update from our acting CEO Mark Cox
20 March 2020
As the Channel Island’s leading community retailer, we want to assure everyone that we are trying our best.
Perelle Butchery: Meet the producer
Perelle Butchery: Meet the producer
18 March 2020
Tony Fiore says he loves being able to make something unique for a customer.
Our Eco Fund helps a local enterprise go zero waste
Our Eco Fund helps a local enterprise go zero waste
16 March 2020
Acorn’s renewable source becomes a sustainable alternative to coal.
Brooklands Farm: Meet the producer
Brooklands Farm: Meet the producer
11 March 2020
What started as a hobby has now turned in to a business for Jon and Jenny Hackett.
An open letter to Environment Minister John Young: Thousands has been donated through the Co-op’s Eco fund
An open letter to Environment Minister John Young: Thou…
05 March 2020
We have responded to comments made by the Environment Minister on BBC Radio Jersey on Friday 28 February.
Cocoa-operative chocolate is helping change lives
Cocoa-operative chocolate is helping change lives
02 March 2020
Find out how buying Fairtrade supports farmers
How the Co-op supported Jersey's Red Box Project
How the Co-op supported Jersey's Red Box Project
13 February 2020
We give girls in Jersey a helping hand during their periods.
The Channel Islands Co-operative Society are reviewing their Medical Care business
The Channel Islands Co-operative Society are reviewing …
12 February 2020
Your Society is reviewing their medical care business and have entered a consultation period.
Genuine Jersey’s annual Jersey Royal Potato Growing Competition is back for 2020.
Genuine Jersey’s annual Jersey Royal Potato Growing Com…
06 February 2020
Follow Springfield School’s journey as they take part in the annual potato growing competition.
Your Society has been recognised for its ‘pioneering efforts’ by the Jersey Good Business Charter
Your Society has been recognised for its ‘pioneering ef…
23 January 2020
The Channel Islands Co-operative Society has been recognised as a leader in the field of business.
Help us plant 100 trees and shrubs and make a lasting impact on our local environment
Help us plant 100 trees and shrubs and make a lasting i…
03 January 2020
Your Society are looking for volunteers to help plant 100 trees and shrubs
What is the Belonging Fund?
What is the Belonging Fund?
26 December 2019
Find out how we are making real difference to those causes our colleagues care about.
Helping make positive memories after bereavement
Helping make positive memories after bereavement
16 December 2019
Travelmaker by Design create an unforgettable holiday for some special teens.
How we're supporting prisoner rehabilitation
How we're supporting prisoner rehabilitation
10 December 2019
Our partnership with La Moye Prison is a gift that keeps on giving, especially at Christmas.
Eco-friendly Mootilda cups to raise money for vulnerable islanders
Eco-friendly Mootilda cups to raise money for vulnerabl…
09 December 2019
Rotary Club de la Manche launches eco-friendly Mootilda cups in stores to raise money for vulnerable islanders
Meet our head office helpers
Meet our head office helpers
05 December 2019
Christmas is our busiest time of year, so our head office helpers lend a hand in stores.
Top 10 community blog posts of 2019
Top 10 community blog posts of 2019
03 December 2019
It's Giving Tuesday so we're looking back at the most popular stories about our work in the community this year.
The Co-op's Christmas Wish Tree is launched in Grand Marché St Peter and  Grand Marché St Helier
The Co-op's Christmas Wish Tree is launched in Grand Ma…
25 November 2019
Support vulnerable islanders this Christmas by donating a gift to the Society’s Christmas Wish campaign
Co-op becomes the first Jersey Supermarket to offer EV charging
Co-op becomes the first Jersey Supermarket to offer EV …
25 November 2019
Islanders can now shop while they charge as Co-op becomes the first supermarket in Jersey to install EV chargers
What to do with your poppy after Remembrance Day
What to do with your poppy after Remembrance Day
18 November 2019
Find out how plastic poppies have gone from being washed up on Jersey beaches to being recycled and remade.
How Wesley Methodist Church are encouraging people outdoors
How Wesley Methodist Church are encouraging people outd…
13 November 2019
The church have taken on the 100 day community challenge to make their garden more inviting.
Meet St John School’s green fingered gardening club
Meet St John School’s green fingered gardening club
06 November 2019
The club are transforming their school grounds in just 100 days.
Islanders able to access a free diabetes screening in Jersey
Islanders able to access a free diabetes screening in J…
04 November 2019
Islanders are able to access a free diabetes screening from two Pharmacy Locales in Jersey
Walking to make a real difference to our communities
Walking to make a real difference to our communities
01 November 2019
This year’s Co-op to Co-op walks raised more than £1,000 for two local charities.
Guernsey Youth Commission: Meet the community champions
Guernsey Youth Commission: Meet the community champions…
16 October 2019
Helping young people learn to cook, make friends and take part in sports.
How we’re keeping the wheels on the bus moving
How we’re keeping the wheels on the bus moving
10 October 2019
Your Co-op on the journey with the Ron Short Bus Service.
Co-operative Medical Care recognised by national body for providing ‘gold standard’ support in end of life care
Co-operative Medical Care recognised by national body f…
04 October 2019
Co-op Medical Care becomes Jersey's first medical practice to be recognised by a national body for end of life care
Castel Farm eggs: Meet the producer
Castel Farm eggs: Meet the producer
03 October 2019
Can you imagine collecting 14,000 eggs a day? Meet the couple that do.
Sérgio Marcelino: Meet the community champion
Sérgio Marcelino: Meet the community champion
24 September 2019
Our colleague Sérgio dedicates hours of his time to support the lonely, elderly and disabled.
Co-op donates more than £11,000 to environmental projects
Co-op donates more than £11,000 to environmental projec…
23 September 2019
Co-op donates more than £5,000 to environmental projects in Jersey
Little boxes making a big difference
Little boxes making a big difference
11 September 2019
How our charity initiatives are making a huge difference to local communities
Helping reduce bike crime with the States of Jersey Police
Helping reduce bike crime with the States of Jersey Pol…
06 September 2019
How a quick and simple security kit is helping Jersey’s cycle community
Trevor's summer favourites
Trevor's summer favourites
04 September 2019
Meet Trevor Haynes
New President of the Board of Directors
New President of the Board of Directors
03 September 2019
Guernsey Director Paula Williams has been elected as the new president by our Board of Directors.
Winning designs from our Fairtrade bag competition are now in stores
Winning designs from our Fairtrade bag competition are …
02 September 2019
Young islanders design our new plastic-free shopper bags highlighting the importance of Fairtrade
Meet the man picking up thousands of cigarette butts in Guernsey
Meet the man picking up thousands of cigarette butts in…
30 August 2019
Andrew Munro is on a mission to make the world cigarette butt free. Read how we have supported him.
A full day’s menu made from all local produce
A full day’s menu made from all local produce
21 August 2019
Why eating local with Jersey’s Local Food Challenge is good for you and your island.
Kim's summer favourites
Kim's summer favourites
16 August 2019
Meet Kim Tostevin who loves visiting France in the summer
Joe Freire: Meet the producer
Joe Freire: Meet the producer
12 August 2019
Joe Freire says growing produce and working on the land is keeping him young.
Our plastic free produce trial unwrapped
Our plastic free produce trial unwrapped
06 August 2019
An update on our plastic free produce trial at Grand Marché stores
A golden evening at Lé Viaër Marchi
A golden evening at Lé Viaër Marchi
02 August 2019
See the highlights from this year’s 50th anniversary event.
Carlos' summer favourites
Carlos' summer favourites
30 July 2019
Meet your Society’s Carlos Aries who loves eating fresh fish throughout the summer months.
Spreading joy with random acts of kindness
Spreading joy with random acts of kindness
12 July 2019
Find out what we got up to during Co-op Fortnight.
Society works with local students to create Pride mural
Society works with local students to create Pride mural…
12 July 2019
Students from Le Rocquier and a local artist have redesigned outdoor space at Grand Marché St Helier for C.I Pride
Co-op among first Jersey retailers to offer digital identification app
Co-op among first Jersey retailers to offer digital ide…
08 July 2019
We're one of the first retailers in the Channel Islands to accept the Yoti app.
How is an outdoor classroom helping Guernsey's children?
How is an outdoor classroom helping Guernsey's children…
03 July 2019
Vale Primary school have a new outdoor classroom, thanks to a little help from the Co-op's Eco fund.
What is a Co-op anyway?
What is a Co-op anyway?
25 June 2019
For Co-op Fortnight, we’re looking at what makes us different.
Ever wondered who owns Co-op Share Number 1?
Ever wondered who owns Co-op Share Number 1?
17 June 2019
Meet islander Carol Romeril, the proud owner or our very first share number.
The Channel Islands Co-operative Society donates £1,500 to the GSPCA’s Save Our Seals campaign
The Channel Islands Co-operative Society donates £1,500…
17 June 2019
The Society helped rescued seal pups get back to the wild by donating £1,500 to the GSPCA’s Save Our Seals campaign
How Men Walk Men Talk is supporting men’s health
How Men Walk Men Talk is supporting men’s health
14 June 2019
MWMT is a regular 5km walk for men in Jersey to escape the treadmill of life.
The Channel Islands Co-operative Society donate £1,000 to a local charity which supports those in need
The Channel Islands Co-operative Society donate £1,000 …
11 June 2019
The Co-op donate £1,000 to meals on wheels, a local charity which supports those in need.
How the humble potato can help combat loneliness
How the humble potato can help combat loneliness
30 May 2019
The Jersey Royal growing competition helps the WI with their 'combat loneliness' initiative.
Co-op donates more than £17,900 to good causes
Co-op donates more than £17,900 to good causes
24 May 2019
More than £9,000 donated to good causes in Jersey.
Colin and Christine Letto: Meet the community champions
Colin and Christine Letto: Meet the community champions…
22 May 2019
Meet the couple who own a Co-op share book dating back to 1919.
Co-op receives a nomination in the Jersey Style Awards 2019
Co-op receives a nomination in the Jersey Style Awards …
17 May 2019
We've been nominated in the Corporate Philanthropy category for our work in the community.
Winner of The Channel Islands Co-operative Society’s ice cream competition is chosen
Winner of The Channel Islands Co-operative Society’s ic…
10 May 2019
AN Islander will have her own flavour of ice cream sold in Co-op stores across Jersey this summer
Strengthening our roots in the community
Strengthening our roots in the community
08 May 2019
Who knew our humble potato could give so much joy?
Working with local suppliers to tackle plastic packaging
Working with local suppliers to tackle plastic packagin…
10 April 2019
Discussing the issues of single-use plastic and food waste.
How our colleagues are being good eggs in the community
How our colleagues are being good eggs in the community…
01 April 2019
Celebrating our colleagues who make a real difference to their communities in their own ways, in their own time.
How we achieved our Silver ‘Keep Guernsey Green’ award
How we achieved our Silver ‘Keep Guernsey Green’ award
22 March 2019
We successfully retained this three-yearly prestigious award in 2018.
Celebrating all things Fairtrade!
Celebrating all things Fairtrade!
08 March 2019
We’ve been busy for Fairtrade Fortnight with a range of activities.
How we partnered with Diabetes Jersey for World Diabetes Day
How we partnered with Diabetes Jersey for World Diabete…
27 February 2019
A successful Type 2 Diabetes testing trial with Diabetes Jersey
A hands-on lesson about Jersey Royals
A hands-on lesson about Jersey Royals
13 February 2019
Rouge Bouillon pupils get stuck into the Genuine Jersey growing competition
Training Jersey's rescue dogs with Helping Hands
Training Jersey's rescue dogs with Helping Hands
29 January 2019
Find out how our Helping Hands fund supported these four-legged friends with their scenting training.
Giving a Helping Hand to GROW
Giving a Helping Hand to GROW
22 January 2019
Find out how our Helping Hands fund supported Friends of Grow in 2018.
Helping Guernsey's children Be Active with a daily mile
Helping Guernsey's children Be Active with a daily mile…
07 January 2019
Find out how our Helping Hands fund has made a real difference in Guernsey's schools.
A Helping Hand for Beresford Street Kitchen
A Helping Hand for Beresford Street Kitchen
07 January 2019
Find out how this brilliant Jersey charity has been able to help young adults with learning disabilities.
Watch the Guernsey Welfare Service trolley dash
Watch the Guernsey Welfare Service trolley dash
21 December 2018
Michelle from Herm had 2 minutes to grab as much as she could from Grand Marché St Martin.
Meet your neighbours to help tackle loneliness in our island communities
Meet your neighbours to help tackle loneliness in our i…
20 December 2018
Read about our new campaign which aims to help you connect with your neighbours.
Headway: Trolley dashing to raise cash
Headway: Trolley dashing to raise cash
10 December 2018
Could YOU do your weekend supermarket shop in just two minutes? One Jersey family did just that.
Coping with the loss of a loved one at Christmas
Coping with the loss of a loved one at Christmas
05 December 2018
Gary Vaudin from Argent Funeral Care has some helpful guidance for coping at what can be a difficult time.
7 ways we’re supporting local charities this Christmas
7 ways we’re supporting local charities this Christmas
27 November 2018
We love to give back! Here's how we're giving back throughout this festive season.
Celebrating a 50-year milestone with a local producer
Celebrating a 50-year milestone with a local producer
16 November 2018
We threw a surprise party to celebrate 50 years of the Le Gresleys supplying the Co-op.
What is Purple Tuesday and why are we supporting it?
What is Purple Tuesday and why are we supporting it?
13 November 2018
Find out how we're supporting islanders with disabilities, and what we're doing for Purple Tuesday.
How the Sunflower scheme has helped a Jersey family
How the Sunflower scheme has helped a Jersey family
08 November 2018
Video: Kerry Marques tell us about her family's experiences with the hidden disabilities scheme.
Introducing our plastic-free commitments
Introducing our plastic-free commitments
24 October 2018
Find out what we're doing to reduce single-use plastics locally and with Co-op Group in the UK.
Promoting mental health awareness at the Co-op
Promoting mental health awareness at the Co-op
18 October 2018
We invited Jersey Recovery College and Guernsey Mind to our stores and offices.
5 ways charities can raise money in our stores
5 ways charities can raise money in our stores
01 October 2018
We explore all the different ways you can raise money or awareness of your cause in our Co-op stores.
Providing fruit for Guernsey's Playscheme
Providing fruit for Guernsey's Playscheme
20 September 2018
Each school holiday for the past two years we have donated vouchers to the Guernsey Youth Commission.
Supporting our community's heart health
Supporting our community's heart health
10 September 2018
We're encouraging customers in Jersey to get a blood pressure check during 'Know Your Numbers' week.
How we've helped LGBTQ Youth Jersey this summer
How we've helped LGBTQ Youth Jersey this summer
05 September 2018
A donation from our Helping Hands fund is supporting Jersey's young LGBTQ community.
Proudly going full circle with Helping Hands
Proudly going full circle with Helping Hands
05 September 2018
From a Helping Hands donation to printing 250 Co-op Pride t-shirts. We're proud to support local charity, Aspire.
4 ideas for totally local dinners
4 ideas for totally local dinners
13 August 2018
Find out how easy it is to cook a meal from only local ingredients from your co-op.
Celebrating the old ways at Lé Viaër Marchi
Celebrating the old ways at Lé Viaër Marchi
20 July 2018
We're proud to be the main sponsor of Guernsey's Lé Viaër Marchi. Here's what happened at this year's event.
Co-operative Fortnight Round Up
Co-operative Fortnight Round Up
11 July 2018
At your co-operative, we’re proud to do things a bit differently. Find out more about some of the initiatives.
Taking steps towards making a real difference
Taking steps towards making a real difference
05 July 2018
Find out the steps we’ve been taking to make a #coopdifference and support our local community.
Making a real difference with our sunflower lanyards
Making a real difference with our sunflower lanyards
03 July 2018
Colleagues from Grand Marché St Peter tell us all about their hidden disabilities training.
Co-op Bikes a Workers Co-operative Business
Co-op Bikes a Workers Co-operative Business
01 July 2018
How co-operation really made a difference to a local business in accelerating their progress.
How we've been educating children on the importance of healthy eating
How we've been educating children on the importance of …
29 June 2018
We really like to encourage healthy eating in any which way we can.
Supporting local endangered birds and other local wildlife in Jersey
Supporting local endangered birds and other local wildl…
27 June 2018
We've been making a #coopdifference by planting and restoring 1km of hedges for endangered birds & local wildlife
Promoting the Sun Safe message in our islands’ primary schools
Promoting the Sun Safe message in our islands’ primary …
25 June 2018
Almost 20 schools in Jersey are now registered as ‘Sun Safe’ Primary Schools.
Protecting Guernsey's bees with the Eco Fund
Protecting Guernsey's bees with the Eco Fund
07 June 2018
A donation of £1,600 enabled Guernsey Beekeepers Association to purchase an equipment shed.
How Eco Fund helped Alderney Wildlife Trust
How Eco Fund helped Alderney Wildlife Trust
06 June 2018
Alderney Wildlife Trust were able to purchase a telescope for their seabird observation programmes.
How a rope bridge is helping Jersey's red squirrels
How a rope bridge is helping Jersey's red squirrels
05 June 2018
A donation from our Eco Fund helped Peter kick-start his squirrel conservation project.
Tree planting with 'Birds on the Edge'
Tree planting with 'Birds on the Edge'
04 February 2017
A team of 30 colleagues and members helped plant hedges for Jersey's wildlife.