Tag: The Channel Islands Co-operative Society

New president for the board of The Channel Islands Co-operative Society

New president for the board of The Channel Islands Co-operative Society

| June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Former Jersey senator, Ben Shenton, has been elected president of The Channel Islands’ Co-operative Society. At the annual meetings, which this year were held on 13th May in Jersey and 14th May in Guernsey, the members decide who will sit on the Co-operative Society’s pan-Channel Island board, which is comprised of four Jersey members and […]

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Help Make the British Isles Red in Remembrance for the WWI Centenary

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

De Gruchy’s Funeral Care in Jersey and Argent Funeral Care in Guernsey are supporting the Royal British Legion Centenary Poppy Campaign, in commemoration of the First World War. The campaign is encouraging as many people as possible across the British Isles to plant poppy seeds in remembrance of WW1, in the lead up to August’s […]

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Footballers dressed as bananas to kick off Fairtrade Fortnight

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

BANANAS will be pulling on their football boots at Beau Sejour to kick off Fairtrade Fortnight. States deputies, members of the media, police and staff from Intertrust, will play in an hour-long five-a-side tournament, sponsored by The Channel Islands Co-operative Society. The theme of the fortnight is bananas and one member from each team must […]

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Opening of fresh fish counter at Grand Marché St Peter marks completion of £1m. investment

| November 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

THE opening of a new fresh fish counter marks the end of a £1m redevelopment at The Channel Islands Co-operative Society’s Grand Marché St Peter. The Society has secured a partnership with a fisherman of 40 years’ experience, Kevin Holden, who opened his new counter at the store today (18 November). ‘I am very excited […]

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School children in Jersey and Guernsey help The Channel Islands Co-operative Society to launch Plan Bee

| May 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Following the success of the initiative in 2012, The Channel Islands Co-operative Society is re-launching its Plan Bee project in the Channel Islands. The initiative was set up to help, support and expand the Channel Islands’ struggling bee population. Primary schools across Jersey and Guernsey will receive information leaflets and packets of wildflower seeds which, […]

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The Channel Islands Co-operative Society maintains a healthy turnover despite difficult trading conditions

| May 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

At it’s AGM on Wednesday night, The Channel Islands Co-operative Society reported a solid trading year in 2012, despite the difficult economic conditions. While the headline turnover figure fell from £162.8m in 2011 to £159.6m last year, the overall like for like drop was just £140,000, or 0.1%, as 2011 had been a 53 week […]

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Island school children help The Channel Islands Co-operative Society launch Plan Bee for the second year running

| May 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Following the success of the initiative in 2012, The Channel Islands Co-operative Society is this week launching its Plan Bee project in the Channel Islands. The initiative was set up to help, support and expand the Channel Islands’ struggling bee population. Primary schools across Jersey and Guernsey will this week be receiving information leaflets and packets […]

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The Channel Islands Co-operative Society makes islanders smile

| July 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

THE Channel Islands Co-operative Society celebrated ‘Co-operatives make you smile day’ by gifting flowers and chocolates to some unsuspecting customers. As well as surprising shoppers at the Co-operative’s Grand Marche stores on Saturday 7 July the Co-operative chose three individuals in Guernsey, who have put a smile on islanders’ faces through their charity work and […]

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Island school children help The Channel Islands Co-operative Society to launch Plan Bee

Island school children help The Channel Islands Co-operative Society to launch Plan Bee

| May 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society is this week launching Plan Bee, an initiative developed to help support and grow the Channel Islands’ bee population. Primary schools across Guernsey and Jersey will this week be receiving information leaflets and packets of wildflower seeds which, when planted, will help to feed the bee populations of both islands. […]

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Tea party celebrates The Channel Islands Co-operative and Kenyan Fairtrade tea producer’s perfect blend

| February 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

A Kenyan tea producer is the special guest at a Fairtrade tea party organised by The Channel Islands Co-operative Society. The event, at the Fermain Valley Hotel on Friday 9th March, is part of International Year of Co-operatives celebrations. The visit coincides with Fairtrade Fortnight, which runs from the 27th February to 11th March. Mr […]

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