18 Aug 17
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!
18 Aug 17
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!
12 Aug 17
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/
12 Aug 17
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 […]
14 Jul 17
Today Chesterfield Foodbank picked up its first vehicle from A. Drummond Vehicles off Chatsworth Road. Our thanks go to all those who donated money over the last year, specially Dermot a large benefactor as well as Loundsley Green Church and others who gave as little or as much as they could. We appreciate your giving […]
29 Jun 17
(taken from BBC News 29-06-17) The average household income for food bank users is below £320 per month Food banks are an intensely divisive image, an uncomfortable underbelly of austerity often in touching distance of conspicuous wealth. They seem hard to explain – and Theresa May stumbled awkwardly when asked about them during the election […]
15 Jun 17
Great News Folks! This years Hog Roast at The Manor Brampton will be donating their money raised to Us here at Chesterfield Foodbank. Always a good time with local bands, real ales, hog roast and bbq. Early bird tickets available from the Manor. Big thanks to Craig and the team!
25 Apr 17
Chesterfield Foodbank sees 14.2% rise in people helped over a crisis. 2,424 people were issued food for three days from April 1st 2016 to March 31st 2017, of which 674 were children. Trussell Trust says – “UK foodbank use continues to rise according to new data from anti-poverty charity, The Trussell Trust. Between 1st April 2016 […]