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Birthday Boy helps to open new-look Co-op in Radcliffe-on-Trent

Guests of honour included pupils from the nearby Radcliffe Infant and Nursery School, with seven year-old birthday boy, Austin, cutting the ribbon along with his classmates.

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The Co-op has served-up a new-look food store in Radcliffe-on-Trent following a £750,000 investment.

The store – located on Main Street – opened yesterday (Thursday, 16 May). It now opens between 6am – 11pm, seven days a week. It also brings a funding boost through the Co-op’s Membership scheme which sees Members receive a 5% reward on the purchase of own-brand products and services, with Co-op donating a further 1% to local causes.

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Local causes currently benefiting from the scheme include: Radcliffe Methodist Youth Group; Radcliffe Olympic Football Club and the Radcliffe on Trent Infant and Nursery School.

Guests of honour included pupils from the nearby Radcliffe Infant and Nursery School, with seven year-old birthday boy, Austin, cutting the ribbon along with his classmates.

The store employs 19 people, and includes an in-store bakery and focus on fresh, healthy foods, food to go, meal ideas, award winning wines and, essentials.

The community retailer also offers a 10% discount to students holding the NUS extra (TOTUM) card to support them during their studies.

Robert Newton, Co-op Store Manager, said: “We have had a great response. We are delighted to have had the opportunity to make such a significant investment in Radcliffe-on-Trent, the store has had a major makeover with floor to ceiling improvements including the latest in refrigeration, new tills and, enhanced back of shop to enable the store to better serve the community – this is a great way for the store to mark the Co-op’s 175th anniversary this year.”

Alastair Cook, Co-op Area Manager, added: “We also want customers to know that they can become a co-owner and member of their Co-op, and that the Co-op gives back to its Members and the community – our Members help us to make a difference locally, raising money for local causes simply by swiping their Membership card when they shop with us.“

More information about the benefits of Co-op Membership is available by visiting https://www.coop.co.uk/membership

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