Young people sitting around a table chatting

Jim Cooke, Head of the Co-op Foundation, announces that more than £1.6m has been awarded to projects tackling youth loneliness in England plus £440,000 to support work in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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.

Community Manager Tessa Wiley fills us in on how we’re bringing people together with our delicious festive food as part of this year’s take on the Doorstep Challenge.

Community scene

Steve Murrells encourages colleagues to join in on Saturday.

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.

David Catanach, Store Manager from Petrol Leatherhead, tells us more about Effingham Village Recreation Trust and Bookham Colts FC.