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Over 220,000 members of the East of England Co-op can look forward to a share of a £3million dividend payment this year.

Local tea producers Butterworth and Son have released part two of their Airborne Over East Anglia collectors' tea cards, available exclusively in East of England Co-op stores from May until February 2017, following the picture card's successful revival last year.

On Saturday 23rd April, the recently renovated Royal Oak pub in Ipswich officially opened its doors to the public, revealing ‘The Oak Café’, a new, alcohol free community venue.

Following a year of investment we've delivered a healthy trading performance in challenging conditions, despite overall sales and trading profits having fallen in the past year.

The Ipswich and Norwich Co-operative Brass Band have proudly changed their name to the East of England Co-op Band, in recognition of our on-going support and for providing a new and improved rehearsal space, free of charge.

In an important step towards fairness in the industry, we have signed all 47 of our funeral branches to the Fair Funeral Pledge.

90 members of the 1st Kesgrave Cub Scouts are now Dementia Friends having taken part in a special dementia friends training session led us and in partnership with Alzheimer’s Society Suffolk and Sue Ryder.

Fairfields Farm has been crowned the East of England Co-op’s Producer of the Year for 2016 in the retailer’s annual awards, celebrating the best of local food and drink across Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex.

We are excited to be announced as the official ‘Pigsty Partner’ for the Pigs Gone Wild project, providing all pigs with a place to call home before they’re released to roam the streets of Ipswich this summer.

Pupils at Hamford Primary Academy in Frinton on Sea had a special visit from our community engagement team this week, where things went a little ‘bananas’ in celebration of Fairtrade Fortnight.