Foodbank prepares for busy Christmas

10:45 15 November 2012

Bideford Foodbank is in need of a new dry storage area to cope with the busy Christmas period.

Bideford Foodbank is in need of a new dry storage area to cope with the busy Christmas period.

Archant

New dry store needed to help Bideford project cope with expected increase in demand.

THE new Bideford Foodbank is urgently seeking a dry store facility to prepare for a busy Christmas period.

Demand for the project’s three-day emergency food boxes has steadily increased since it opened in July.

The Christians Together in Bideford facility has already moved to larger temporary premises with the support of local supermarkets and businesses but is anticipating an increase in the number of referrals during December and January.

Bideford Foodbank Ambassador Terry Thorpe said: “We are looking for a suitable dry storage facility with easy vehicular access in the Bideford area that they can use to sort and store donations of food in.”

Anyone who might be able to help is asked to call 07874 206438 email info@bideford.foodbank.org.uk or visit the distribution centre in Mill Street on Monday, Wednesday or Friday between 10.30am and 1.30pm.

0 comments

Other News Stories

35 minutes ago
Julie Courtney with her neww rescue dog Lady Lina. Ref mhh 3494-08-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Julie Courtney, who runs her business from her home in Ashleigh Road, said once she clapped eyes on street dog Lady Lina, she ‘just had to have her’.

Read more
57 minutes ago
Knotweed can cause financial, legal and technical implications.

The event will provide useful information on how to handle the plants.

Read more
14:59
MP Neil Parish outside Axminster Hospital

Axminster’s MP seeks assurances over future healthcare provision

Read more
11:58
Police slow sign

An Exmouth man was taken to Royal Devon and Exeter hospital after his Toyota Corolla rolled in Woodbury on Thursday, March 5.

Read more
11:30
EDDC's Knowle HQ. Ref shs 7705-15-12SH Picture: Simon Horn

A timetable circulated to councillors last week shows that East Devon District Council (EDDC) will hold three meetings this month to determine the fate of its relocation project.

Read more
09:51
The Duke of Kent will be visiting Exmouth RNLI later this month.

Exmouth is to receive a royal visitor later this month, when His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent visits the town’s lifeboat station.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 5°C

Most Read News

Family Notices 24


Devon's trusted business finder