Christine M. Smith
Christine M. Smith

I've been coming to this store for over 60years - it will be a great loss to Chesterfield.

Shareen Bonser
Shareen Bonser

Save chesterfield coop dept store! I live in France but visit the store when I visit my sister. It would be such a shame to lose it.

Paul Chapman
Paul Chapman

No more will there be a department store in Chesterfield. People blame, online, competition and Co Ops inability to move with the times.

There is so much happening daily in not only my town but across the country that soon every town will be a clone with the only guys able to survive being those with names and profits large enough to demand what they do and when.

Another nail in the coffin.

Go stand in the middle of Knifesmith Gate and look at the architecture then turn round and we have...

No more will there be a department store in Chesterfield. People blame, online, competition and Co Ops inability to move with the times.

There is so much happening daily in not only my town but across the country that soon every town will be a clone with the only guys able to survive being those with names and profits large enough to demand what they do and when.

Another nail in the coffin.

Go stand in the middle of Knifesmith Gate and look at the architecture then turn round and we have the twisted spire. History and heritage in both directions yet it's dying and not celebrated.

There has to be a solution.

Sarah Butt
Sarah Butt

Why is it we are letting our town lose its identity? CBC? Toby Perkins? what are you doing about this? We will soon be one big housing estate with only benign characterless shops such as Tesco to go in. this is a tragic situation.

Michael Harrington
Michael Harrington

Worked there for 40 happy years with the best team of people you could ever wish for.It was one great big happy family just like a family business which everyone cared for.It would be a great shame to lose it and you have to feel for the staff who have worked very hard and now may loose their jobs.It will also be a great loss to Chesterfield after all these years on Elder Way, are we to have another boarded up shop what an eyesore it will be when entering the town.The store weatherd a World...

Worked there for 40 happy years with the best team of people you could ever wish for.It was one great big happy family just like a family business which everyone cared for.It would be a great shame to lose it and you have to feel for the staff who have worked very hard and now may loose their jobs.It will also be a great loss to Chesterfield after all these years on Elder Way, are we to have another boarded up shop what an eyesore it will be when entering the town.The store weatherd a World war, the Thatcher era plus two miners strikes but it survived all this and fought back, it seems that this goverment's policies have put an end to the store.

Janet Portman
Janet Portman

Some have commented that we have The Range and other stores which are out of town. Many people do not have their own transport and use buses or may not be able to walk far. Also the town centre is going to be barren.

Netty Mullins
Netty Mullins

Sad day for Chesterfield another loss of one of our long standing stores and so many people losing their livelihoods.

Julie Boice Williams
Julie Boice Williams

people are right it's been a big part of most peoples lives growing up I was taken there as a child by my mother and my grandmother to see santa in the toy dept and I took my own son who is grown up now and I have always loved the beautiful ornaments and paintings in the china dept there isn't another department store like co-op.

Paul Howlin Mad Dethick

A like and a signature are not going to save the CO-OP, people spending their money there will. Its all well and good asking everyone to sign this petition but signatures aren't going to pay their staff. If the CO-OP is to survive it needs business and if its going to get business it has to represent good value, if its not then maybe it is time to close its doors.......

Susan Ilsley
Susan Ilsley

Will ask cooperative friends but it's not a local issue but hopefully will get some response, good for you!

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