Coop Community Grant presentation to UCV Plain Speaker, 4pm Thursday 10th April

Many thanks to the Coop Community Fund for awarding Upper Plain Speaker a grant to pay for upgrading the website to a proper magazine format.

The manager of Hebden Bridge Coop will be presenting the cheque to us at Hebden Bridge Coop, 4pm on Thursday 10th April.

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Time travel with Community Foods’ 55p split peas at the Coop

I have just bought 500g of yellow split peas at the Coop for 55p, although the green lentils had all gone (the type I like – and, I guess, the type most other people like too).

This sent me on a search to other food shops in Hebden, where I found green lentils at £2.50, so decided to wait until the Coop puts another batch of £1.29 green lentils on its shelves.

The Coop yellow split peas were in a packet that said Community since 1971.
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