Farms sales – petition to give coops a chance

Well on their way to 3,000 signatures – a 38degrees petition: Delay the sale of  the Co-operative Group farms to enable like minded groups, such as co-operatives and Community Farmland Trusts, the opportunity to organise finance to purchase the land so that the founding principles of the Co-operative are maintained, and to create opportunities for […]

Getting The Cooperative back to its roots

It seems a good time for some history lessons, not least for the board and executive of  The Cooperative Group.  Here’s a way to do it fairly painlessly – especially if you are being paid millions to sit and watch! – the film of The Rochdale Pioneers. The-Rochdale-Pioneers-Official-Trailer[] from BYFA on Vimeo. The story is […]

Don’t see Twitter? See The Cooperative Group in flames

Ok, so you don’t follow Twitter. That’s allowed. But you might like to see how the past few hours have gone for @TheCooperative – the name used by The Cooperative Group. It’s quite difficult to capture a Twitter search, but I’ve made a pdf of the most recent Tweets – well, just eleven pages of […]