Tag Archives: Co-operative Womens’ Guild

Is the Co-operative Group paying hundreds of thousands of pounds to Quiller Consultants?

. Daniel Boffey, with his earlier years with the Daily Mail clearly in the ascendant, recently wrote an article in the Observer about the Co-operative Group A concerned co-operator sent a link to his text, which opened by recapitulating: “A … Continue reading

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Celebrating the life of Hilda Smith

Hilda died on March 27th at the age of 94. In January we reported that she had received an MBE for services to vulnerable and older people in the 2013 New Year’s Honours List. She joined the Co-operative Womens’ Guild in … Continue reading

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The fifth Co-op mystery – 4: a regional co-operative loses an ‘outstanding ambassador for the co-operative movement’ highly respected in the city in which he worked

New readers may search for the first three well-read episodes if they want the background to this unsavoury episode in recent co-operative history. Perhaps the matter should have been referred to the Co-operative Women’s Guild, which stands for peace and … Continue reading

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Recognition for Hilda Smith

We join the South Wales Argus, Progressive Co-operators and Co-operative News in celebrating an award given to Newport’s Hilda Smith. In the 2013 New Year’s Honours List she received an MBE for services to vulnerable and older people. A former … Continue reading

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