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Snow!

Despite the snow, we are open as usual today.

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Christmas Closure

We will be closed on: 24th, 26th and 28th December and 1st January.

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Waitrose Basket

The collection basket will not be in store from 21st December to 7th January.

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May Day Bank Holiday

We are open as usual on Bank Holiday Monday, 7th May.

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Eat Well Spend Less

Our next Eat Well Spend Less course starts in June – more information coming soon.

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Eat Well Spend Less

Our first Eat Well Spend Less course starts this term at Potter’s Gate Children’s Centre. The six week cookery course aims to teach people how to cook healthily on a budget. If you are interested in hosting a course, please contact us for more information. We provide all equipment and do not require a kitchen.

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Latest foodbank figures top 900,000

913,138 people received three days’ emergency food from Trussell Trust foodbanks in 2013-14 compared to 346,992 in 2012-13 Figures are ‘tip of the iceberg’ of UK food poverty says Trussell Trust Chairman 83% of foodbanks report ‘sanctioning’ is causing rising numbers to turn to them Foodbank figures trigger biggest ever faith leader intervention on UK food poverty in […]

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.

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Why Would a Mum Doing a Business Degree Find Herself Begging on the Streets This Winter?

With Christmas approaching, Michele from Brent Foodbank shares how she’s helping to make the festive season special for those struggling. “For the past few days I haven’t been to the street begging for money to buy food for me and my baby…” This was what a mother at Brent Foodbank told us recently. She was […]

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Emergency Budget gets the food poverty test

David McAuley, Chief Executive of The Trussell Trust said: “We have two simple tests for the budget being delivered today.  Firstly, what does it do to reduce the number of people in poverty and hunger?  Secondly, what does it do to ensure the Government is supporting the work of charities and social enterprise in taking […]

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