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We teamed up with Groundwork Suffolk’s project EastFeast to host a free Family Fun Day celebrating all things pigs at our Education Centre on Fore Street today (Friday 29 July).

Our Joint Chief Executive Minnie Moll, has been appointed by HRH The Prince of Wales, as his Ambassador for Responsible Business in the East of England.

The East of England Co-op has announced they are to purchase the former Budgens store, subject to contract, on Hamblin Road in Woodbridge.

Year 1 students at Springfield Infant School enjoyed a creative morning dedicated to all things pigs, in celebration of the popular Pigs Gone Wild art trail.

Building works have begun on our £4million retail park development on Felixstowe Road, Ipswich.

Following the success of last year’s inaugural campaign, we launched our second Sourced Locally Fortnight (30th May – 12th June) as part of our ongoing commitment to promote local food. The Fortnight saw sales beat last year’s total by 10%, ploughing £913,111 back into the region’s economy.

Year 7 students at St Alban’s Catholic High School have put their artistic skills to the test as part of a competition to design a poster for stores across our region to deter anti-social behaviour.

The Pig Reveal...

The wait is finally over! Our very own ‘Pepper Pig’ has now been unveiled at our Education Centre at Fore Street in Ipswich, as part of Suffolk’s biggest ever mass participation, public art event.

Royal Ballet Principal Dancer and Ballet Master Gary Avis relived his days as a Co-op Junior during his visit to the cast’s final rehearsals for the hit musical Starlight Express.

We’re proud to support Emmaus Ipswich, which officially opened its very first shop in one of our properties on Dales Road this month.