It’s the last issue of the magazine for 2018 and it’s full of festive cheer. Editor Hester Lonergan shares what’s made it so special.

Simon Kirby’s looking at how our Local Community Fund is helping to make our communities safer places to work and live.

The back of a colleague in store

It’s Ryan Smith’s job to make sure colleagues are safe and supported in store, including before and after they experience crime.

Retail Response and Resilience Officer Ryan Smith talks about the incidents our colleagues have experienced over the past few weeks.

Cameron Rigg is a product developer on Protein. After working hard to find and nominate our best work, he’s delighted to see us win 20 awards, celebrating our quality products and transformational leadership.

Yesterday we held a prize giving event to celebrate the work our Food Retail Apprentices have done to drive sales on a selection of Co-op products this summer. Joint winner, James Leggett, tells us all about it.

It’s once again packed with great stories and has a real focus on what we’ve been doing to introduce our award-winning own brand products to more communities.