National Cupcake Week – Day 5 – Vegan Fairy Cakes
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A budding chef, Lily, aged 10 sent us this recipe for the cutest fairy cakes we’ve ever seen – watch out professional bakers!
220g Margarine,
220g Caster sugar,
300g Self raising flour,
200g Soft tofu,
3tsp baking powder
2tsp Vanilla essence.
Heat …

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Co-operative Fortnight

Submitted by on May 7, 2010 – 5:31 pmNo Comment

c14leafletJune 19th and July 3rd 2010 – the first Co-operative Fortnight

There has been an increasing awareness in Co-operative working over that last few years.  Cooperatives have been advocated by politics, community shops and co-operative schools have been formed and covered in the press and the Co-operative Group have increased their advertising – raising awareness for all co-operatives.  To compound this, Co-operatives UK have announced the first Co-operative Fortnight.

Co-ops throughout the UK will be promoting co-operative working during this time by holding events, open days, presentations and celebrations. Suma intends to hold an open day for local businesses.
Co-operatives Fortnight poster - share their profits (5)
Co-ops come in many forms – in the UK most people instantly think of the Co-op group with food retailing, banking, funeral, travel agents and pharmacy branches.  However there are a wealth of  co-ops accross the country doing diverse activities from co-op schools,  design agencies, bike shops, phone companies as well as food wholesaling  - there seems to be no business or institution which cannot be run in a co-operative fashion but all abiding by their co-operative principles.

If you are interested in co-operative working, how to start a co-op or convert an existing business or just curious about how Suma works we’re always happy to answer questions and provide useful contacts and advice – please leave us a message.

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