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The Bevy: more than a community pub

23 Apr 2014 — Last year, we invested £5,000 into the Bevendean Community Pub, the first community pub in a housing estate in the UK. Based in Moulsecoomb, Brighton, The Bevy will serve a community of nearly 18,000 people...Read story

Canadian co-operators visit The Phone Co-op

16 Apr 2014 — Last week, a group of co-operators from Canada travelled the 4,200 miles that separated them from the UK to visit some of the most relevant co-operatives across the country. The Phone Co-op was one of the stops on their tour. ..Read story

Anything a huge company does we can do better

07 Apr 2014 — Shelagh Young was appointed Chair of The Phone Co-op in February, taking on the position previously held by Linda Ward. She has served on our Board since 2012, but now she has a new challenge ahead. Asked about the future, Shelagh admits to being proud of what we’ve achieved so far, although she thinks the best is still to come. In this interview, we find out more about her. ..Read story

Our Refer a Friend campaign supports children’s home in Kenya

01 Apr 2014 — Our customer, Ann Milston, is donating the money she raises through our Refer a Friend campaign to Ecologia Youth Trust, a Scottish charity that works to support youth projects across the world. ..Read story

Did you know that co-ops are a global phenomenon?

01 Apr 2014 — There are over 6,000 co-operatives in the UK that contribute over £36 billion a year to the UK’s economy. However, these figures are even more impressive if we look at the global picture: over 1 billion people are members of co-operatives worldwide! ..Read story

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