Chelmsford Star Co-operative belongs to its members, whilst our members belong to the communities in which we serve.
They should actively participate in the running of the Society, through forums and elections, and support the ethical and co-operative values that underpin our business. In return, they will share in our successes via a share of our profits, and through special member discount events.
A share account can be opened for just £1
Charity of the Year
Each spring we ask our employees to vote for their preferred Charity of the Year. The name of the charity with the most votes is then announced at our annual general meeting. For 2015/16 we have chosen to support MIND.
During the year we will support our chosen charity not only by raising funds from events and initiatives but also by helping them raise awareness.
News & Events
Brambles restaurant located in the quadrant department store in Chelmsford has just won the award for ‘Customer Service’ at the prestigious Essex Life Fine Food and Drink Awards 2015...
A five pence mandatory charge for single use plastic carrier bags is to be introduced from 5st October 2015. The new legislation requires large retailers to charge a minimum of 5p for...
The co-operative convenience store located on the Main Road in Hawkwell and owned by Chelmsford Star Co-operative Society has...
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Discover Fair trader
Fair Trader is a community co-operative, part of the international co-operative movement. It is made up of our members, our customers, our suppliers, our producers and other institutions, including Chelmsford Star, co-operating to support the development of fair and ethical trading.
We are driven solely by our purpose to:
The Co-operative Energy are making visits to our stores during February/March 2015 and they will be making a donation of £5 to J’s Hospice for every comparison quote carried out in our stores during February/March 2015.
We are currently seeking enthusiastic, community minded individuals to help guide the business, represent its members and make a worthwhile contribution to the Society.
Our funeral division has just set up a free counselling service from our Danbury branch. The Danbury branch has held regular bereavement and aftercare support groups for over 7 years, and recognises that some clients have a need for more specific and in-depth counselling. Award winning colleague, Jill Rushbrook, Family Liaison Officer from the Society’s Danbury funeral branch has a background in bereavement counselling and is now able to offer a personalised bereavement counselling service.
2015 Member of the Month Winners
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We like to support other local and independent businesses where we can, and the following are no exception. Each have generously offered our members (when spending over £10 at their nearest store) an exclusive deal.
To find out which of our outlets are currently running each deal, call 0800 2540404.
Some terms and conditions/ exclusions may apply.
Active Anywhere Personal & Group Training, Danbury - Complimentary Consultation and 10% OFF
The choice between burial and cremation is a very personal one and may be influenced by many factors, such as family tradition, religion or the wishes of the person who has died.
The most common form of burial is in a churchyard or cemetery. Subject to local regulations and availability, you normally have the choice between using a new or existing grave.