"You know Christmas is nearly here when you start planning your festive drinks. It’s a good time to think about trying something new — maybe a fruitier white to go with your Christmas Day meal or a new fizz for your New Year celebration? At Co-op, we have a huge range of beers, wines and spirits for you.
Our TOYTOWN department in Braintree has announced their top 10 selling toys for Christmas.
Unsurprisingly, Harry Potter's talking sorting hat is the hottest toy of 2018 and we expect that there will be very high demand for this product!
The top ten toys for Christmas 2018 are:
1. Harry Potter - Real Talking Sorting Hat - £40
2. Sequin TY Flippable Beanies - from £9 each
3. My Fairy Unicorn Playset - £30
4. Little Tikes Tyre Twister lights Set £40
5. Meccano Model Super Car £40
6. Pie Face Sky High Game £20
It’s that time of year again, and our Funeral teams are preparing for our annual Christmas Remembrance Service. Mince pies have been bought, mulled wine is being heated, and singing voices are being warmed up.
Parents and teachers at St John's C of E Primary School have raised over £1,000 by using their Community Cards in our Danbury Co-operative Food store! By simply using a Community Card when paying for their everyday top-up shops, they've managed to raise an amazing amount of money.
A new range of Harry Potter toys have just arrived at our Braintree Quadrant store, including the much sort-after Harry Potter REAL Talking Interactive Sorting Hat, dubbed to be the Hottest Toy New Release of 2018 for just £40!
Emily (Marketing Department) and Claudia (Membership Department) baked cakes for Head Office on National Cake Day on Monday 26th November and raised £80 for our Charity of the year!
We have face painters in the Braintree Quadrant Department Store on Saturday 1st December between 10am and 2pm.
Come along and have your face painted by Art About Face and any donations will go to our Charity of the Year; the Alzheimer's Society.
Well done to our head office colleague, Emma Mandy for completing the Broadgate Tower Vertical Climb on Saturday 24th November.
Emma completed 12 climbs of the tower at 877 steps per climb to complete a vertical mile and has almost raised £500 for our Charity of the Year, Alzheimer's Society!
Emma completed this is 3 hours and 18 minutes.
If you would like to sponsor Emma please visit: www.justgiving.com/fundraising/emmamandy
Louise Southgate from Colchester is the delighted winner of our 'Win the window' competition; congratulations Louise!
Louise entered the competition from our Autumn Sale Brochure and is moving house shortly, so is very pleased with her prize!
Mine pies, some homemade brownies, a Charity raffle and gift wrapping made the perfect ingredients for a festive night out yesterday evening!
The much-anticipated Christmas Shopping Evening took place in the Chelmsford Quadrant Department Store, where members and friends enjoyed exclusive discounts and double points, plus they got to sample food from our Co-op food stores.
Our raffle, plus other donations raised £230.50 for our Charity of the year; The Alzheimer's Society.
The Winners were as follows and have all been telephoned: