The Gatehouse was invited to a recent grant celebration event with the Midcounties Co-operative Community Fund, which has supported the project in 2016 and is going to continue for a second year through 2017.
Midcounties is a consumer co-operative owned and controlled by its members. We are part of the global co-operative movement, and subscribe to co-operative values and principles that govern all co-operatives around the world. Our Purpose is simple but ambitious with co-operative values at its heart: “To be a successful consumer co-operative working towards creating a better, fairer world and to enhance the lives of our colleagues, members, customers, and the communities we serve.”
We operate a range of businesses in Food, Travel, Healthcare, Funeral, Childcare, Energy, Post Offices and Flexible Benefits. Our heartlands are in Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire, Buckinghamshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, the West Midlands, Wiltshire and Worcestershire. We also trade in the surrounding counties and our Energy, Childcare, Travel and Flexible Benefits businesses trade across the UK, with more than 500 trading sites and over 600,000 members.