Join Us

Membership of Co-operatives East is open to:

  • All co-operatives, mutual organisations and other organisations promoting co-operative and mutual principles operating in the East of England
  • Individuals (18 and over) who support our aims

Benefits of Membership

  • Being a part of a united voice and co-operative ‘family’
  • Regular e-newsletter with local and national co-operative news and information
  • Invitations to meetings and events
  • Networking, promotion and inter-trading opportunities
  • Involvement in promoting co-operatives and co-operation

Members have voting rights and can stand to be elected to the Management Committee

A small annual subscription fee has been introduced from 2017.  The fees are:

  • A minimum of £5 for individuals
  • A minimum of £25 for corporate or organisation members

The membership year runs from 1 April to 31 March.

To apply for membership, please download the Co-operatives East Membership Form   (form on the 2nd page) or complete the online form at the foot of this page.

Joining as an affiliate
Affiliates are invited to meetings and events and can sign up to receive the e-newsletter.  They do not have voting rights.  There is no cost of becoming an Affiliate.  To join as an Affiliate complete the form below.

We look forward to welcoming you and if you have any queries please contact Sarah Kirkpatrick at or call 01362 850122

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  2. (valid email required)
  3. Your contact details will be held on a Co-operatives East database and not shared
  4. For the membership year April 2018 - March 2019
  5. I/we want to join/renew as

  6. I am/we are paying by

  7. Payments to: Co-operatives East sort code: 089299 acc. no.: 65228513