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Opening hours late May bank holiday 2021

Please note that the usual Monday distribution point at St Matthews Nechells will be CLOSED on the late May bank holiday, Monday 31st May 2021 The Wednesday and Friday distribution centres will be open as normal on 2nd and 4th June.  Erdington Foodbank will be open on Tuesday 1st and Thursday 3rd June.    

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Opening hours Easter 2021

Please note that the usual Monday distribution point at St Matthews Nechells will be CLOSED on Easter Bank Holiday Monday, 5th April 2021. This is the only change to opening over the Easter holidays.  Please see details below. Week commencing 29th March 2021 Open as normal on Monday 29th March Open as normal on Wednesday […]

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Foodbank Newsletter March 2021

The latest edition of the Aston and Nechells Foodbank newsletter is now available. As usual the newsletter has details about where we operate and the process for accessing the Foodbank.   In the March edition you can read an interview with Sharon Palmer, trustee for the Aston and Nechells Foodbank, with her thoughts on the difference […]

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Job Vacancy at Aston and Nechells Foodbank

Aston and Nechells Foodbank are recruiting for a Foodbank Programme Coordinator.  As a result of successful fundraising and the need to provide resilience for the Foodbank’s position we believe this is a very attractive employment opportunity for someone with a heart for food justice, and the range of qualities, skills and experience outlined in the […]

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Covid-19 update January 2021

Latest news January 2021 Aston and Nechells Foodbank will continue to be open at all of our normal times throughout the national lockdown. We can help all those who come to our distribution sessions.  If at all possible, they should come with either a red voucher or a code E-referral voucher given to them by […]

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Opening hours Christmas 2020

Please see below for details of distribution opening dates over Christmas 2020, at the normal times and locations:- Week commencing 21st December 2020 Open as normal on Monday 21st December Open as normal on Wednesday 23rd December Closed on Friday 25th December Week commencing 28th December 2020 Closed on Monday 28th December Open on Wednesday 30th […]

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Calling all football fans!

You are warmly invited to a fundraising event on the evening of Tuesday 8th December. Best selling author Lee Child, of Jack Reacher fame, joins the ‘football grounds man’; Simon Inglis to discuss for the first time their 58 years of following the Villa. The event will be live on Zoom with the full £8 […]

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Foodbank Newsletter Nov 2020

The latest edition of the Aston and Nechells Foodbank newsletter is now available. As usual the newsletter has details about where we operate and the process for accessing the Foodbank.   In the November edition you can read how our brilliant volunteer administrator Rosemary has been recognised for her hard work, and more about some amazing […]

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Closed August Bank Holiday 2020

There will be the following change to the opening times for Aston and Nechells Foodbank on the August Bank Holiday Monday, 31st August 2020 – Foodbank closed for Bank Holiday Monday – there will be no distribution at St Matthews Church, Nechells. There is no change to opening times for the rest of the week. […]

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National food collection at Tesco, 20th – 22nd August 2020

Every larger Tesco store in the country is about to run a summer food collection where customers will be encouraged to donate items of food.  This will be over three days from Thursday 20th to Saturday 22nd August 2020. Special donation points will be put up at Aston Lane Tesco supermarket in order for food […]

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