Double points for members!


To celebrate Co-operative Fortnight, we will be offering our members double points in our food stores from Monday 24th June - Sunday 7th July. Usual exclusions will apply, such as Lottery, PayPoint, cigarettes/tobacco and baby formula milk. Co-op Fortnight aims to spread the co-op word and shares the values that makes our business different from the other supermarkets.


If you're not yet a member, there's still time to join online here.


Top tips for National BBQ Week (27th May - 2nd June 2019)

If you’ve been enjoying the intermittent sunshine over the past week or so, your thoughts will have more than likely turned to the great summer ritual of the barbecue!

There’s no better way to make the most of the warm evenings than having a few friends over, enjoying a few drinks, and feasting on chargrilled meat (okay, so a bit of salad is allowed).

It’s easy to host a barbecue, but to host a great barbecue is a little more difficult.

By following these few simple steps however, you can ensure that your barbecuing has them coming back for more…

Chelmsford Star Co-op raises over £60k for Alzheimer’s Society!

Chelmsford Star Co-operative has proudly announced that its employees, customers and members have together, raised a massive £61,440 for its twelfth Charity of the Year, Alzheimer’s Society.

The year started in May 2018 and ran to the end of April, 2019 and during the period; numerous activities were run across the Society’s food, departmental store, funeral and travel outlets.

Another members holiday... to Porthcawl, Wales!


Due to the popularity of our members holidays to Isle of Wight and Torquay for Turkey and Tinsel, our Travel team have arranged another members coach holiday. This holiday is to Porthcawl in Wales, and will leave on Wednesday 16th October.

3* Seabank Hotel, 5 days.

£225 for members, £230 for non-members.

£0 single supplement (limited rooms available). Sole use available at a supplement. £20 sea view supplement.

No interchange & half board. 2 excursions included - Guided tour of Cardiff & Entrance to St. Fagans National History Museum.

Hullbridge Member's Day - Tuesday 28th May 10am - 2pm.


We are hosting a Members Day at our Hullbridge food store on Tuesday 28th May between 10am - 2pm

Face Painting will be available for donations to our Chairty of the Year; Essex & Herts Air Ambulance. 

Cooper Bear will also be there handing out balloons and be on hand for selfies!

Our members will receive double points from Saturday 25th May to Tuesday 28th May. (Hullbridge Store only/exclusions apply. See in store for more details). 



Vionic Spring/Summer footwear style event - CHELMSFORD QUADRANT 20th May 2019

Come and join us for our Vionic Spring/Summer footwear style event in store on Monday 20th May in the Chelmsford Quadrant store.

With an innovative approach to foot health, Vionic conceals Vio-motion™ support technology into each shoe meaning all-day comfort is a difference you can feel.

Hosted by Keith Maynard from QVC, come and see the latest Vionic styles and be in with a chance to win a pair of Vionic’s for yourself!

Don’t miss this! It's in the Chelmsford Quadrant shoe department between 11am and 3pm.

Who Cares For The Carers?


Following the success of our 'Winter Wellness' advice event, we are hosting a 'Who Cares For The Carers?' event during Carers Week 2019, working in partnership with Carers First. Offering essential advice & information for all those caring for a loved one in their homes across Braintree, the event will be open to everybody. Head up to the first floor in Braintree Quadrant department store, and the event will be taking place in Brambles restaurant.