Grosmont Co-operative Society Ltd

Co-operatives Yorkshire and Humber weclome Grosmont Co-operative Society Limited into membership.

Grosmont Co-operative Society Ltd<

Grosmont Co-operative Society Limited is a consumer retail society serving the village of Grosmont in North Yorkshire. The Society was established in 1867, making it Britain’s oldest independent co-op.

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We have a new website!

The old website can be accessed at:  http://www.archive.cooperatives-yh.coop/

 

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News About the Co-operative Movement

 Good News!

The Co-operative Group AGM  voted for the Co-operative Group to remain a member of the Co-operative Party.

www.party.coop

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Principle 5

Yorkshire Co-operative Resource Centre

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Every Monday the Centre is open from 10:00am – 2:30pm. (except Bank Holidays)

Other times by appointment.

http://www.thenews.coop/63163/news/community/63163/

http://www.thenews.coop/89884/news/general/how-co-ops-can-start-an-information-revolution/

https://sheffield.coop/wiki/2014-01-15_Yorkshire_Co-operative_Resource_Centre

Yorkshire Co-operative Resource Centre, Aizlewood’s Mill, Nursery Street, Sheffield S3 8GG

Or email Steve for more details: steve@sheffield.coop

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we own it

We Own It

We want the UK to have high quality public services, owned by and accountable to the public.

Health, education, energy and water – are public goods that belong to all of us and they should be run publicly. Privatisation isn’t working; it’s time for public ownership.

www.weownit.org.uk

http://weownit.org.uk/blog/lets-cooperate-public-service-users-bill

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Fairphone

Message from the Phone Co-op

Why Fairphone?

There are a number of reasons why you may like to consider buying a Fairphone instead of a conventional smartphone. In our opinion, the main reason is that Fairphone it’s the first handset produced by a Social Enterprise with total transparency in the production and supply chain. It’s made using conflict-free minerals and produced in a factory that ensures health and safety working conditions as well as decent wages to its workers. For full details you can visit the Fairphone website.

We’ve been trying Fairphone in our offices and we can confirm it’s as good a handset as any other smartphones in the market. We will be publishing a review very soon – but you can find lots of opinions by just typing “Fairphone” on your search engine – a full list of specs is available here.

You can register your interest todayand we’ll come back to you when it’s available.

Switch to the Phone Co-op

and support CY&H

Quote: AFO461 Co-operatives Yorkshire & Humber

www.thephone.coop

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We would love to hear from Co-operatives Yorkshire & Humber members.

Please send news items and notices to:

steve@sheffield.coop

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Celebrating Co-operatives

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http://positivenews.org.uk/

Inspiration for a change

Positive News is the world’s first publication dedicated to reporting positive developments. We take a solution-focused perspective on the challenges facing society.

Through compelling and rigorous journalism, we aim to inform, inspire and empower our readers, while helping create a more balanced and constructive media.

After 22 years of publication as a not-for-profit Social Enterprise, Positive News is becoming a Co-operative.

A share offer is being launched.

For information see:

http://www.ownthemedia.org/

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