Need some honeymoon inspiration?

Then look no further than our top ten list of destinations to give you the honeymoon of your dreams…

From cascading waterfalls in Bali to the Shanghai city skyline and the emerald jungles of Costa Rica to the pearly white sands of Fiji; whatever you want from your honeymoon our top ten list has it covered...

Top 10 honeymoon destinations

1. Ubud & The Philippines

Find out what makes Co-op’s unique new Easter egg absolutely irresistible...

Rosie Mullender heads to St Ives in Cornwall to find out what makes Co-op’s unique new Easter egg absolutely irresistible...

The sign of a great Easter egg is thick chocolate, a smooth, creamy taste and that lovely snap when you crack it open,’ grins Mark Brian, managing director of County Confectionery in St Ives.

Easter Feasting from your local co-op food stores...

With gorgeous chocolate eggs, inspirational bakes, delicious brunch recipes, plus party food and drink ideas, we have everything covered for your Easter celebrations!

1 Co-op Orange Chocolate Egg-splosion, 200g

2 Co-op Irresistible Ecuadorian Milk Chocolate Pod, 280g

3 Co-op Easter Egg Hunt Basket, 340g

4 Co-op Hot Cross Boule, each

5 4 Co-op Free From Hot Cross Buns

6 Co-op Salted Caramel Brownie Egg-splosion, 200g

7 4 Co-op Irresistible Cranberry & Orange Brioche Hot Cross Buns

Come and join our Easter Bunny Hunt...

Back by popular demand....

Our Easter Bunny Hunt has returned for the third year running at the Braintree Quadrant Department Store to help entertain your little ones this Easter holiday. 

Collect an entry form from the Toytown department on the ground floor and receive an Easter cholate treat when you hand your form back in.

10 bunnies are hiding around the store; help us to find them and you could win a £50 TOYTOWN voucher. 

Runs from 6th - 22nd April. Hurry though, limited entries! 



Our member elections are coming to a store near you!



All Chelmsford Star members are invited to come along and vote in our member elections. We understand that not everybody can make it to our Annual General Meeting in Chelmsford, so feel free to come along to one of these sessions...


·         Kings Road (Chelmsford) - Tuesday 16th April, 8AM - 11AM

·         Writtle (Chelmsford) - Wednesday 17th April, 8AM - 11AM

·         Danbury - Tuesday 23rd April, 11AM - 2PM

·         Moulsham Lodge (Chelmsford) - Wednesday 24th April, 11AM - 2PM

New Irresistible Pizza's with Sourdough base launched in our food stores...

Over the past 12 months, members of Co-op’s Delicious Food development team have been on a journey to create the most authentic Italian pizza range available to buy from a national retailer.

Co-op developers have taken inspiration trips to explore the famous food regions of Italy to source the tastiest, authentic ingredients that are both rich in flavour and, most importantly, Italian heritage.

Joe Browns have arrived in Chelmsford!

Exclusive stockists in the South East, we welcome Joe Browns to our fashion department in the Chelmsford Quadrant Store. 

Joe Browns are passionate about creating wonderfully unique ranges of clothing that people simply love to wear, day in, day out.

They take influence from all over the world, which means their customers (that's you!) are always guaranteed to find something a little different from the traditional high-street stores.

Mama B join Chelmsford Quadrant Department Store...

We welcome Mama B, owned by MDA international to our Chelmsford Quadrant department store.

MDA is a multi-branded fashion agency, distributing beautiful collections to the very best independent womenswear boutiques across the UK & Ireland.

Mama  B are devoted to collections made in natural fibres that are dedicated to thoughtful edgy design, all made to the highest quality.  MDA carefully & thoughtfully curate conscious, timeless & effortless collections with a point of difference to help indies thrive. 

Clare raises over £1,000 for Alzheimer's Society!

Clare Bentley, a colleague from our Danbury food store has raised over £1000 for Alzheimer’s Society by completing a sky dive on 23rd March. Clare jumped out of a plane at 10,000ft and experienced a 120mph free-fall before landing safely back on the ground. Well done Clare!

Should you wish to sponsor Clare please visit: