Community causes wanted for Co-op fund

Community organisations in Richmondshire are being invited to apply for a community fund run by the Co-op.

Every time Co-op members buy selected own branded products and services, local groups can been fit,

This year, locally Co-ops have supported in The Jonas Centre, Leyburn Arts & Community Centre and Leyburn Junior Football Club in the Leyburn areas, and Dementia Forward, Richmond Rockets Junior Football Club and 1st Richmond Rainbows in Richmond.

Zabi Dashwood, local Co-op member pioneer, said: “To help us deliver our vision of co-operating for a fairer world, we will support projects that bring people together to access food, help improve people’s mental wellbeing, create opportunities for young people to be heard and make a difference or help people protect local biodiversity or tackle climate change by reducing carbon emissions.”

Applications for the next round are open until May 29.

You can apply or access more information at or contact Zabi Dashwood at