Chelmsford Star Co-operative Society

Best In the UK for Community Impact!

Chelmsford Star, the local and independent co-op that owns Co-op Funeral Directors, as well as the likes of the Quadrant department stores in Chelmsford and Braintree, has been awarded ‘Best For Community Impact’ in the National Business Charity Awards.  Chelmsford Star, which has a total of 50 branches in Essex,…...

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New Charity Partnership Announced

Co-op Funeral Directors has begun a new year-long partnership with the Alzheimer’s Society, just in time for Dementia Action Week.  We’re already planning a few fundraising ideas, such as a “Sponsored Hair Chop” from one of our ladies. Keep an eye out for details in our branches or on our…...

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Record Funds Raised For Charity!

Co-op Funeral Directors, together with the other businesses who make up local independent co-op society Chelmsford Star, has raised their highest amount of fundraising ever for the charity Little Havens Hospice. Together, colleagues and customers have collected a whopping £77,912 for the charity, which is the only place in Essex…...

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Christmas Service of Remembrance

Our annual Christmas Remembrance Carol Service was held at Trinity Methodist Church in Chelmsford city centre on Friday. We arranged the service, an uplifting mix of choir and carol singing, to assist those recently bereaved or who struggle to cope at this time of year. Candles were lit at the start of the…...

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