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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.

The Home Freedom partnership, a pilot project we are running with home care provider Mears Group, is inviting local people to a series of friendly, fun-filled afternoon sessions with an opportunity to access a range of free health and wellbeing services all in one space.

From Monday 14 March they'll be a new bereavement support service available for the people of Felixstowe as part of our Funeral Services.

We're delighted to announce that Fairfields Farm, Havensfield Eggs and Wendy's House Cakes have been crowned our County Winners in this year's Producer of the Year Awards.

In August 2015 around 6 tonnes of lead sheet was stolen from the roof of St Mary's Church in Combs.