News

Andrew and Debora – A lovely story

Andrew and Debora Thatcher, (third and fourth on the left), a wonderful couple who needed food from the foodbank when they were in crisis and, who are now back on their feet, have bought another food donation to the foodbank. This is a lovely story of so many generous donors, dedicated volunteers and Andrew and […]

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Warehouse Reorganisation

Lisa, one of our warehouse volunteers, and her husband Eammon helped Jim the project manager to reorganise the warehouse last Saturday. The picture shows Lisa with our new hand pallet truck and the warehouse in the background. We now have a good supply of euro pallets and we are using shallow cardboard trays donated by […]

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Welcome visitors

Chesterfield foodbank warehouse hosts Councillor Pat Murray, John Heathcoat with three recently arrived Syrian refugees and our volunteers Pat, Lisa, Sue and John. Councillor Pat came to check over our building, John and the Syrian refugees came to help at the warehouse and our dedicated volunteers work at the warehouse every Friday morning.

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Foodbank Update

The winter months have been a busy time for the Chesterfield foodbank with a substantial increase in the number of people in crisis coming to the foodbank centres for emergency food packs. Our volunteers at Brimington, Loundsley Green and West Bars offer caring support to the people in crisis and we appreciate their dedication. Our […]

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Warehouse Update

WEIGHTRON BILANCIAI LTD, industrial weighing specialists, have generously donated a high-quality hand pallet truck with an integral weigh scale. A BIG THANK YOU TO WEIGHTRON. We have obtained second hand euro pallets from a local dealer and TESCO EXTRA is providing shallow cardboard trays. THANK YOU, TESCO EXTRA. We are transferring the food from a mix of deep […]

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Our Winter Food Collection is Coming!

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Look what we got

First delivery of food/toiletries delivered by Peakfm from the wonderful listeners. 189.96kgs approx 11 people will be fed. As food banks are running out of food around the country we are being topped up. So very grateful!

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All Signed Up

Thanks to Rebecca & Chris at Giraffe Graphics we are now signed up and looking good. Ready to start picking up the Harvest donations this year in style. Thanks guys you did a great job!

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THE PEAK FM FOODBANK APPEAL WITH FIELD AND CIVIL ENGINEERING

THE PEAK FM FOODBANK APPEAL WITH FIELD AND CIVIL ENGINEERING THE USE OF FOODBANKS IS RAPIDLY INCREASING WITH OVER 8,500 PEOPLE IN OUR AREA ALONE VISITING THE CHESTERFIELD FOODBANK FOR A THREE DAY EMERGENCY FOOD SUPPLY IN THE LAST FOUR YEARS. http://www.peakfm.co.uk/local/food-bank-appeal/

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I Danielle Blake – In support of Jobcentre Staff out on Strike for their community

Please click on link below to see a short film made by North Derbyshire Unite Community Branch.  They are working with Trade Union PCS and are trying to save Jobcentres from closure.  The government via the DWP is looking to close Clay Cross and Bolsover Jobcentres as well as the Eastern Avenue Jobcentre on the […]

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