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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:

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/clare-bentley30

New Outdoor Living Department arrives in Quadrant Stores...

Our new outdoor living department offers the perfect mix of patio & conservatory furniture, garden decorations, and ornaments.

So whether you're looking for wind chimes, quirky garden lights, a birdbath or a piece of environmentally friendly furniture for your orangery or conservatory our Quadrant stores have everything you need.

We welcome new brand, Cane & Ratten to our stores within this department. 

Why Choose Cane & Ratten?

Family business...

Joe Browns coming soon to Chelmsford Quadrant...

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.

Bold colours, bright patterns, fabulous silhouettes and high quality, distinctive detailing make their collections unique and iconic.

Lyle & Scott join Chelmsford Quadrant menswear department...

Lyle and Scott was founded in 1874 as a knitwear company in Hawick, Scotland. Created by William Lyle and Walter Scott, their aim was to create high quality underwear for Victorian Britain. They quickly progressed to knitted outerwear, supplying jumpers, polos and cardigans to the everyday man.

As Lyle and Scott grew, they formed collaborations with many famous designer brands. Their first came in 1954 with Dior, which was followed rapidly by links with brands like Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent and Michael Kors.

Annual General Meeting - Monday 13th May 2019

Agenda

  • Report & Financial Statements for Year End 26th January 2019
  • Business Developments & Financial Prospects for 2019/20
  • Election of Directors & Member Representatives
  • Appointment of Auditor 
  • Approval of Directors' Fees & Expenses
  • Ratification of Share of Profits & Distributions

Vacancies

Nominations are invited for the following: 

4 Directors 

to serve 3 years

1 Membership Committee member

to serve 2 years

Fairtrade & Local Food make the perfect ingredients for a great night out!

Local Co-operative, Chelmsford Star held a Fairtrade and Local Food tasting event to support ‘Fairtrade Fortnight’ on Wednesday 6th March.

Fairtrade is all about better prices, decent working conditions and fairer terms of trade for farmers and workers in developing countries. It is something that the Co-op has been championing for over 20 years and it’s something we’re very proud of.

The ticketed event reached maximum capacity on the evening with over 70 people in attendance.

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