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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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August 2020 update

We have a new report with information on how Aston and Nechells Foodbank is reducing risk to volunteers and clients and an update on some of the generous material and financial support that has kept us going during the COVID-19 crisis.  We are most grateful for the generosity shown by organisations and individuals during this time.  […]

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Face mask use

In line with the change in government requirements for shops, from next Monday 27th July Aston & Nechells Foodbank are encouraging all those who attend any of our Monday, Wednesday or Friday distribution sessions to wear a face covering. Please come with your own mask to wear.   We shall have a small stock of disposable […]

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Covid-19 update 25/07/2020

Latest news 25th July 2020 In line with the change in government requirements for shops (although this is not mandatory for foodbank distribution) from next Monday 27th July Aston & Nechells Foodbank will be encouraging all those who attend any of our Monday, Wednesday or Friday distribution sessions to wear a face covering. We shall have […]

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Foodbank Newsletter May 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 May edition you can read about some of our amazing volunteers and why they have got involved.  For those who like statistics we […]

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