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Unsung Community Heroes Competition

To celebrate Co-op's Fortnight, we awarded inspirational 10 heroes who went above and beyond for their local community.

Read their amazing stories here!

"Thank you" from Suffolk Libraries

A £2,500 donation from our recently created East of England Co-op Community Cares Fund has helped Suffolk Libraries to increase the capacity of its new Lifeline service.

Read more here.

Colchester Foodbank

We are really pleased to be able to help out one of our local Foodbanks, Colchester Foodbank, today by dropping off 1000 carrier bags to help them keep making the much needed food parcels for their local communities 😀

East of England Co-op Band - The Cossack March

Our friends in the East of England Co-op Band have been busy rehearsing remotely to entertain everyone.  We hope you enjoy their latest performance - The Cossack March. Well done guys.

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East of England Co-op VE Day – Bugler and Toast

As part of the 75th anniversary of VE Day, on Friday 8th May at 2.55 pm, buglers around the country will be playing The Last Post which will be followed by the Nation’s Toast.  Click on the link to watch our own East of England Co-op Band’s bugler, Jon Holden’s performance of The Last Post, and then you’ll be able to catch our colleagues raising a glass to honour those who sacrificed so much for us.

To those who gave so much, we thank you.

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East of England Co-op Band - Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Caring for our community is about more than just providing financial support. We work in partnership with the East of England Co-op Band whose members include keyworkers such as police officers and the health service.

They are delighted to share with you their performance of Somewhere Over The Rainbow to show their support to all the keyworkers in this unprecedented time.

We are fundraising for the NHS Charities Together in store where there are collection buckets to support the vital charity. If you are able to do so, please try and support where you can.

We hope you enjoy the video,

Thank you!

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"Thank you" from Waveney Foodbank

Foodbanks provide a valuable service to those in need in our communities, and have an even more vital role to play as we navigate our way through these unprecedented times. Hearing that Waveney Foodbank may have had to close its doors, we knew we needed to step in and offer our support.

Watch here.