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Old Bexley & Sidcup Labour Party Launch FoodieFundraiser

Old Bexley & Sidcup Labour Party have launched a fundraising event to help raise funds/food for Bexley Foodbank and those in need. The event, which is called #FoodieFundraiser will take place on Saturday 1st December 2018, between 12-3pm. Everyone is welcome to join Old Bexley & Sidcup Labour Party for drinks, cakes, a chat, and […]

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The News Shopper: “Foodbank gives out thousands of emergency food parcels in Bexley”

“FOODBANK GIVES OUT THOUSANDS OF EMERGENCY FOOD PARCELS IN BEXLEY” REPORTS THE NEWS SHOPPER The News Shopper reported that “More than 3,000 three-day emergency food parcels were handed out in Bexley over a six-month period” in an article by Conor Shields on Monday 12th November 2018. Conor Shields reported that, “Figures released by The Trussell […]

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Erith Town FC Announce “Football For Food” Match

FOOTBALL FOR FOOD #F4F Bexley Foodbank is delighted to announce a collaboration with Erith Town Football Club in order to raise awareness of the need for Foodbanks, as well as raise donations of essential food items. Erith Town FC, which plays in the Southern Counties East Football League, made the following statement recently: “The Dockers […]

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Thank You From Bexley Foodbank!

Bexley Foodbank would like to say a huge thank you to the customers of Sainsbury’s Bexleyheath for their generous donations which totalled £350.78. The Foodbank would also like to thank the volunteers from Old Bexley & Sidcup Labour Party, Headstart and Bexley Foodbank who took time out to collect these donations on Saturday 22nd September […]

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Thank You Castleoak!

Bexley Foodbank would like to take this opportunity to say a huge thank you to Castleoak Castleoak, specialist design and build team to the care sector, are currently working adjacent to the Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup to build new assisted living apartments for Birchgrove and a care home for Care UK and generously gave up their time […]

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“HUGE INCREASE”IN USE OF BEXLEY FOODBANK PROMPTS APPEAL FOR PUBLIC’S HELP

A “Huge Increase” in the use of Bexley Foodbank prompts appeal for the public’s help, reports Tom Bull of The News Shopper on Monday 13th of August. In an interview with the Head of Bexley Foodbank, Gillian Bates, Tom reports that Bexley Foodbank is struggling to “supply food to the most vulnerable” in society. Please […]

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Universal Credit Awareness Meeting

UNIVERSAL CREDIT will be rolled out to the Bexley Borough starting in October 2018 Universal Credit will start being implemented to the Bexley Borough starting this October. The changes will have a significant impact on residents, even more so on the most vulnerable in our area. Sabrina Palmer is holding a Universal Credit Awareness Meeting […]

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Foodbanks Appeal For Donations As The Trussell Trust Reports A Need For Help To Feed Children During School Holidays

The Trussell Trust raises alarm about the recent shortage of donations reports The Guardian today. Frances Perraudin of The Guardian writes that calls have been made for the public to donate to their local Foodbank during the summer holidays owing to increasing demand from families who rely on free school meals during term time. The […]

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Thank You From Bexley Foodbank

BEXLEY FOODBANK WOULD LIKE TO SAY A BIG THANK YOU TO THE FOLLOWING: Castleoak, specialist design and build team, who are currently working adjacent to the Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup to create new assisted living apartments and a care home. These gentlemen kindly donated money and food to the Foodbank and took time out from […]

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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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