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North Cotswold Foodbank Seeks Team Leader for Stow Centre

North Cotswold Foodbank is seeking a volunteer to lead our team at our centre in Stow-on-the-Wold. If you are interested in this opportunity, please read the job description and person specification below, complete our application form and send it to [email protected] by Monday 11 March. FOODBANK CENTRE TEAM LEADER – VOLUNTEER ROLE   Where: Baptist Church, […]

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Hidden Hardship: research into rural poverty in the North Cotswolds

North Cotswold Foodbank has participated in a project looking at rural poverty in the North Cotswolds. The Hidden Hardship project was carried out by Dr Stephanie Denning, Assistant Professor at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations at Coventry University. It aims to understand the experiences, coping strategies and barriers to wellbeing of people […]

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North Cotswold Foodbank seeks 2 Trustees

North Cotswold Foodbank are seeking 2 Trustees to join the board. Can you bring your vision, passion, and experience to support our rapid growth, and strengthen our board to deliver our strategy? 1. Safeguarding Lead Trustee   North Cotswold Foodbank are looking for a trustee with experience in safeguarding to join them. We are a fast-growing […]

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Christmas opening times 2023

Please note the changes below to our centre opening hours during the Christmas period.   Bourton-on-the-water Open Thursday 28th December 10­–12 as usual.   Chipping Campden Open Friday 29th December 12.30­–1.30 as usual.   Bishops Cleeve Open Friday 29th December 9.30–11.15 as usual.   Winchcombe    Closed Tuesday 26th December.   Moreton-in-Marsh Closed Tuesday 26th […]

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Record number of people turning to foodbanks

Foodbanks in the Trussell Trust UK-wide network distributed 1.5 million food parcels to people facing hardship between 1 April and 30 September 2023 – an increase of 16% compared to the same period in 2022. Low incomes – especially from social security, debt, health conditions and issues with social security payments such as delays or […]

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Brio Beechwood Park’s Reverse Advent Calendar Supports Foodbank

A big “thank you” to Brio Retirement Living’s Beechwood Park in Stow who are supporting North Cotswold Foodbank. Brio Retirement Living understands how challenging Christmas can be for some individuals and households and is encouraging residents at the Beechwood Park development to give something back this Christmas by taking part in a “reverse advent calendar”. […]

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June Newsletter

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Foodbank Warehouse Coordinator Vacancy

North Cotswold Foodbank is seeking a Warehouse Coordinator for its warehouse in Guiting Power. Job description and person specification below. If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your CV and a covering letter stating why you are the right person for the job to Kevin Carden, Project Manager, at [email protected] Closing date for […]

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Record number of emergency food parcels provided to people facing hardship in past 12 months

In the past 12 months, foodbanks in the Trussell Trust network saw the highest ever levels of demand, even more than during the peak of the pandemic, as more people found their incomes did not cover the cost of essentials like heating and food. Between April 2022 and March 2023, almost 3 million emergency food […]

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Thank you St Vincent de Paul

A big “thank-you” to the staff and trustees of the St Vincent de Paul charity for the incredibly generous 20 fresh food Easter hampers that they provided to some of our clients. The charity is part of an international Christian voluntary network dedicated to tackling poverty in all its forms by providing practical assistance to people in […]

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