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Read more › News - 2nd June 2021

£5 off welcome offer for new Co-op members

Download the Co-op app as a new member and we’ll give you £5 off your shopping as a welcome offer. Minimum spend £15, excluding alcohol.   Expires Thursday 15 July, 11.59pm. You can use this offer once. Subject to availability in participating stores.   There’s never been a better time to join our Co-op  …

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Read more › News - 12th May 2021

Mental Health Awareness Week: Co-op’s Colleague Challenge

Here at Co-op we are focused on helping colleagues improve their mental health and physical wellbeing through a collective challenge based on (not)parkrun!   This week is Mental Health Awareness Week which is themed around nature and the positive impact that being outside has on our mental wellbeing. Most of us are now aware that…

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Read more › News - 31st March 2021

The best seasonal produce to eat in spring

Spring means lighter days, warmer walks and, most importantly, lots of new fruit and veg to enjoy! So, what’s best on the menu right now? From spring greens to spring onions – not forgetting Jersey Royal potatoes – there’s  plenty of produce to choose.   Why eat seasonally?   There are many reasons to eat…

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Read more › News - 14th January 2021

Masala Beetroot Crepês

Healthy food doesn’t have to be boring. When you hear the word ‘healthy’, you can often worry that it means you can’t enjoy your favourite foods. But that just isn’t the case! Putting a fun and different spin on classic dishes can mean enjoying the food you love whilst also refuelling properly after your (not)parkrun….

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Read more › News - 8th January 2021

Cook With Co-op: Mixed Berry & Cocoa Smoothie

A healthy post (not)parkrun recipe doesn’t need to be complicated or include lots of ingredients, our simple smoothie packs enough of a punch to kick-start your day and refuel in the right way. This recipe is assembled the night before, which means one quick blitz in the blender and you are good to go, perfect…

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Read more › News - 9th December 2020

Cook with Co-op

Learn how to create the perfect post-(not)parkrun recipes and join us for our first cook-along with Jenni Falconer!   Join us Saturday 12 December for the first Cook with Co-op with running enthusiast Jenni Falconer as we whip up an easy, quick and tasty post-(not)parkrun brunch recipe.   We know lockdown has been tough for…

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Read more › News - 7th October 2020

We’re doubling the amount our members give to support their communities by choosing Co-op

The Co-op was founded over 175 years ago, to share the value we create with our members and with their communities. The coronavirus pandemic has shown that our communities need our help now more than ever, and we wanted our membership offering to step up and do even more for them.   So, from today,…

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Read more › News - 30th September 2020

Our better way of doing business takes centre stage with Co-op Live

By Steve Murrells, Co-op CEO and Jo Whitfield, Co-op Food CEO   We’re writing this post hot on the heels of some very big news for our Co-op. Today, we’ve announced that we’re entering into a 15-year partnership with global sports and entertainment company, Oak View Group.   With shared commitments to community, sustainability and…

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Read more › News - 4th September 2020

Co-op partnership is extended

We are delighted to announce that we have extended our partnership with community retailer, Co-op.   Co-op became the grocery retailer of parkrun in September 2017 and following a very successful three years, has renewed the partnership early, stepping up from a supporter to a partner level.    With shared values and a commitment to supporting communities, this partnership is a natural…

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Read more › News - 1st September 2020

5 healthy lunchbox ideas for kids

With children returning to school, you might find it a little challenging adjusting back to normal – or at least the ‘new normal’.   Daily activities that used to be routine will feel new all over again: whether it’s the twice-a-day school run or having to convince little ones to put their school uniforms on….

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