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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Our pharmacists' top tips for a healthy sleep
Our pharmacists' top tips for a healthy sleep
13 March 2019
For World Sleep Day, we spoke to our Superintendent Pharmacist, Sara.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.