Atherstone Co-op gets set to celebrate its 20th anniversary

Customers are being invited to a day of celebrations to help Central England Co-operative’s Atherstone Supermarket to mark its 20th anniversary.

The store, which is based in Station Street, is marking two decades of serving customers and members in the area by hosting a special community celebration day on Saturday.

The event will run from 10am to 2pm and will involve a range of activities for all the family including a cake sale, book stall, tombola and fun and games for children.

There will also be a prize draw with £50 of Co-op vouchers. All money raised on the day will be donated to the retailer’s corporate charity Dementia UK.

Atherstone Store Manager Kev Morris said: “We are so proud to have been part of the this community for the past 20 years and we wanted to share our big day with our customers and members.

“We hope everyone comes along this weekend and helps us mark the occasion, all while having some fun at the same time.”


Notes to editors


About Central England Co-operative


Central England Co-operative is one of the largest independent retail co-operative societies in the UK. 


It is a modern, forward-looking organisation employing over 8,000 staff, with the Society’s principal areas of activity being food, funeral services, travel shops, and property investment.


Central England Co-operative has over 400 trading outlets across 16 counties including; West Midlands, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire, West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, Suffolk, Norfolk, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire.  The Society has an ambitious food store development programme for 2018.


Central England Co-operative is proud of its reputation for ethical business practices and corporate responsibility.  It is a member of Business in the Community, the membership organisation that stands for responsible business, and has also won many business awards for excellence.  The Society supports a number of charities including Dementia UK and invests a percentage of its trading profit into local communities.


Becoming a member of Central England Co-operative offers a whole host of benefits ranging from collecting points every time you spend in store to earn a share of the profits, access to members activities and community initiatives including the Community Dividend Fund, which hands out grants of up to £5,000 to charities and good causes across the Society’s trading estate.

Find out how to become a Central England Co-operative member by calling 0800 0501 601, emailing or visiting


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Rob Smyth / Heather Clapton at Central England Co-operative on 01543 414140


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