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EASTER 2017 – OPENING TIMES

Week beginning 10th April Monday 10th April – Manor Court Centre – 10.30 -12.00 Monday 10th April – CHESS Centre – 1.30 – 3.00 Tuesday 11th April – St Pauls Centre – 10.30 – 12.00 Wednesday 12th April – Holy Trinity Centre – 1.30 – 3.00 Thursday 13th April – Manor Court Centre – 10.30 […]

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Christmas 2016 and New Year 2017 Opening times

Monday 26th December (Boxing Day) – all centres closed Tuesday 27th December – all centres closed Wednesday 28th December – Holy Trinity Attleborough centre open from 1.30pm until 3.00pm Thursday 29th December – Manor Court Baptist Church centre open from 1030 until 1200 Friday 30th December – St Paul’s Stockingford centre open from 1030 until […]

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Latest Foodbank Update – 10th December 2016

Dear Foodbank Supporters and Donors, Since the last update on 19th November, we have distributed food to 175 people, (which has included 66 children). Our volunteers have ‘signposted’ the adults visiting our four centres to further help and support in order to begin to move them out of the crisis they are in. LATEST DATA […]

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Latest newsletter 14th October

  Dear Foodbank Supporters and Donors, Since the last update on 30th September, 14 days ago, we have distributed food to 103 people, (which has included 36 children). Our volunteers have ‘signposted’ the adults visiting our four centres to further help and support in order to begin to move them out of the crisis they […]

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Latest Newsletter 30th September

Dear Foodbank Supporters and Donors, Since the last update on 15th September, 15 days ago, we have distributed food to 205 people, (which has included 78 children). Our volunteers have ‘signposted’ the adults visiting our four centres to further help and support in order to begin to move them out of the crisis they are […]

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

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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?

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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

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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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Listening to the lives behind the foodbank statistics

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MPs and peers discussed tackling UK poverty. The Trussell Trust, along with dozens of representatives from its UK network of foodbanks, were in parliament yesterday speaking with MPs and Peers about the work they do to combat hunger and poverty. Hosting the event, Chris White MP commended the varied work of the Trussell Trust’s foodbanks, […]

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Trussell Trust foodbanks gave out over one million three day emergency food supplies to UK people in crisis in 2014/15.

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Benefit delays, low income and benefit changes are the primary reasons why people are currently being referred to foodbanks for emergency food. About Our Statistics The Trussell Trust statistics are a measure of volume – they show the number of people to whom The Trussell Trust foodbanks have given three days’ emergency food. These are […]

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