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Christmas at the Foodbank

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Karen

Karen visited West Cheshire Foodbank after having been referred by the Citizens Advice Bureau. She had been moved to the local Refuge from another area following an assault that had resulted in serious and long term injuries. She was given help with food and was also welcomed by several members of the church who offered help […]

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Thanks to the Toddlers at St Johns!

A massive thanks to the Toddler group at St Johns Church in Ellesmere Port for their generous donation of food! They collected 46.6kgs of food!  

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Thank you to Kingsley Primary!

A big THANK YOU to all the pupils and staff at Kingsley Primary School who donated 88kgs of food last Monday!

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Foodbanks feed 500,000 since April: New Figures Released by the Trussell Trust

Labour has just announced an Opposition Day debate on foodbanks and UK hunger on 18th December – we’re sure that much of this is down to the fantastic petition launched by a former Foodbank visitor and blogger/journalist, Jack Munroe which has got almost 100,000 signatures since it launched earlier this week. As today’s Autumn Statement speaks of recovery, The […]

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Update on the Tesco Collection Last Weekend.

Our volunteers & our Tesco colleagues were out last weekend at the 2 Tesco stores in Chester. Just under 4 tonne of food was collected so a big thank you to all who donated. We also received a gift card from Tesco topped up with 30% of the value of the food collected which can […]

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Neston Information Evening

Local community leaders in Neston, working collaboratively with Neston and District Churches Together, have become increasingly concerned with the lack of provision for those struggling in crisis situations in the Neston area. Currently, the nearest Foodbank for Neston residents is based in Ellesmere Port. The story of a pensioner walking to Ellesmere Port from Neston and back to get […]

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Important Changes

1]   West CheshireFoodbank is the new name for Chester and Ellesmere Port Foodbank. We are responding to the need that we see in the areas surrounding Chester and Ellesmere Port. In the New Year, we are looking at opening a new Food Distribution Centre in Neston. As yet there is not enough support for people […]

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‘Pop Up’ at Trinity Ellesmere Port

At the heart of Trinity Methodist Churchis the desire to be church in the community; to share who we are and to be there for one another as neighbours in Ellesmere Port.A recent funding opportunity has now allowed us to develop a ‘Pop Up’ approach to sharing cookery skills.   The Pop Up was initiated […]

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Regarding Jenny’s Story

Over the last couple of days, Jenny’s story has received considerable attention from the public as well as from local and national media. People have been shocked by the idea that someone might be given the wrong advice and have also asked whose role it was to advocate for Jenny in this situation.   Our purpose as a […]

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