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Thank You From Bexley Foodbank

BEXLEY FOODBANK WOULD LIKE TO SAY A BIG THANK YOU TO THE FOLLOWING: The builders from Castleoak Builders, who are carrying our building work at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup. These gentlemen kindly donated money and food to the Foodbank and took time out from their busy schedule to volunteer at the Bungalow. The group of […]

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DWP SCRAP ‘UNNECESSARY’ BENEFIT ASSESSMENTS FOR SEVERELY SICK & DISABLED

There appears to be some good news coming from the DWP at last, as Welfare Weekly reports that the unnecessary benefit assessments for the severely sick and disabled in our society will be scrapped. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has announced that those severely sick and disabled people who have been awarded the […]

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Nearly 4 Million UK Adults Forced To Use Foodbanks, Figures Reveal

ONE IN 14 BRITONS HAS USED A FOODBANK AMID “SHOCKING” LEVELS OF DEPRIVATION Reports May Bulman, Social Affairs Correspondent for The Independent May Bulman reports that, “Nearly 4 million adults in the UK have been forced to use Foodbanks due to “shocking” levels of deprivation, figures have revealed for the first time.” These figures were […]

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Data Privacy Statement

Under the new General Data Protection Regulation [GDPR], which forms part of the regime in the UK, together with the new Data Protection Act 2018, Bexley Foodbank is obliged to announce the following Data Privacy Statement to all its clients, employees and volunteers: The Foodbank keeps data about clients in a secure database. This means […]

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APPROVED FOOD WEBSITE CAN SAVE YOU MONEY ON YOUR FOOD BILL

Approved Food is a website that offers the UK’s best selection of clearance food and drink at discount prices. The company specialises in surplus and short-dated stock, food that is either near or just passed its “best before” date, thus allowing the company to pass on huge savings to customers.  Approved Food offers those with […]

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THANK YOU!!

Bexley Foodbank would like to take this opportunity to say a big thank you to all local churches and schools for your support. Bexley Foodbank would also like to say a big thank you to everyone who has been donating into our shopping trolleys at Tesco Welling, Sainsbury’s Bexleyheath, Waitrose & Co-Op Sidcup, and Morrison’s […]

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SIDCUP DEBT ADVICE LAUNCHED

FREE LOCAL FACE-TO-FACE MONEY & DEBT ADVICE IN YOUR LOCAL NEIGHBOURHOOD Sidcup Debt Advice was recently launched in order to help those from within the local neighbourhood receive free help with managing their money matters. Working in association with Community Money Advice, Sidcup Debt Advice is a free face-to-face service offering confidential help for anyone […]

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Disability Rights UK & Help With Council Tax

Disability Rights UK is an organisation that is led by people with diverse experiences of disability and health conditions who are from all different communities. DR UK works with other organisations which are committed to equal participation for all and campaigns to strengthen and protect disabled people’s rights. DR UK offers various levels of support […]

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Millions Of Families On Brink Face Deepest Benefit Cuts In Years

Steven Preece of Welfare Weekly wrote that, “A new study confirms that the poorest families of our society are being hit hardest by continuing austerity” on Saturday 10th March 2018: http://www.welfareweekly.com/millions-of-families-on-brink-face-deepest-benefit-cuts-in-years/ The article was originally written by Michael Savage, for The Observor, and was titled “Millions Of Families On Brink Face Deepest Benefit Cuts In […]

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Businesswoman Inspired By Eastenders Single-Handedly Keeps Food Bank Stocked For Weeks

A businesswoman has single-handedly kept stocks of a food bank running after she was inspired by an episode of EastEnders, writes Joe Mellor for TLE website. It’s heart-warming to see such generosity being shown by individuals, particularly during times of such difficulty. More and more people find themselves struggling to find money to feed themselves […]

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