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Almost 1,500 emergency food parcels issued by Nantwich Foodbank in 2018-19

Almost 1,500 emergency food parcels issued by Nantwich Foodbank in 2018-19

Nantwich Foodbank handed out 1,474 emergency food parcels to local people in last year, its latest figures show.

The shocking figures reveal three-day emergency food parcels given out between April 2018 and March 2019, with 651 going to children, was an 11% rise no the previous year.

April 27, 2019
Richmond Village Nantwich wine-tasting raises £1,800 for Foodbank

Richmond Village Nantwich wine-tasting raises £1,800 for Foodbank

Richmond Village Nantwich teamed up with one of the country’s newest Rotary Clubs for a “Who’s wine is it anyway” night and raised £1,800 for Nantwich Foodbank.

Wyche-Malbank Nantwich Rotary Club was formed in the summer, after being founded by two members of staff from the retirement village, Lynne Griffin and Nicola Jackson.

December 13, 2018
Crewe and Nantwich bar firm to raffle off Buzzcocks guitar in aid of Foodbank

Crewe and Nantwich bar firm to raffle off Buzzcocks guitar in aid of Foodbank

South Cheshire bar firm Beer Dock is raffling off a signed guitar of the late Pete Shelley, to raise funds for local Foodbanks.

Sam McGarrigle, who runs Beer Dock with shops in Crewe and Nantwich, remembered he had the guitar stored away after Buzzcocks frontman Shelley died aged 63 last week.

December 12, 2018
MP Laura Smith’s office becomes Referral Unit for Nantwich Foodbank

MP Laura Smith’s office becomes Referral Unit for Nantwich Foodbank

MP Laura Smith’s constituency office has become an official Referral Unit for Nantwich Foodbank.

The charity fears more residents will have to be referred to the Foodbank ahead of plans for the next stage of Universal Credit.

October 16, 2018
School staff to tackle National 3 Peaks Challenge in aid of Nantwich Foodbank

School staff to tackle National 3 Peaks Challenge in aid of Nantwich Foodbank

Big-hearted staff and friends of a school in Crewe will be attempting the National 3 Peaks Challenge this month in aid of Nantwich Foodbank.

The team from Adelaide School will attempt to complete the challenge on June 29-30.

June 7, 2018
Tessa Sanderson event in Nantwich proves big hit

Tessa Sanderson event in Nantwich proves big hit

By Jonathan White
Olympic gold medal winner Tessa Sanderson entertained a packed Nantwich Civic Hall at a charity dinner.

Rob Sproston compered the event, which began with a three-course dinner.

March 13, 2016
Nantwich Mayor’s Big Quiz raises £1,000 for town charities

Nantwich Mayor’s Big Quiz raises £1,000 for town charities

Record numbers packed into the Civic Hall in Nantwich to take part in the Mayor’s Big Quiz.

The event, organised by Nantwich Town Council, saw teams come together to raise more than £1,000 for the Mayor’s local charities, including Nantwich Food Bank, Nantwich In Bloom, Nantwich Museum and Nantwich Players.

October 27, 2015
Wulvern helps out Nantwich Foodbank hit by bag charge

Wulvern helps out Nantwich Foodbank hit by bag charge

Nantwich Foodbank has been given a helping hand after being hit by the 5p carrier bag charge.

The new charge has left the foodbank, which has helped hundreds of families, with a dwindling supply of second-hand bags it uses for handing out parcels.

October 19, 2015
Feature: Nantwich Foodbank provides thousands with a lifeline

Feature: Nantwich Foodbank provides thousands with a lifeline

Trussell Trust Foodbanks gave out three-day food packages 1,084,604 times in 2014-15.
But this staggering statistic is not one to be celebrated. Volunteers at Nantwich Foodbank would rather be out of a job.
Our reporter Sara Royle finds out more.

April 27, 2015
Nantwich Foodbank feeds almost 300 children in six months

Nantwich Foodbank feeds almost 300 children in six months

Nantwich Foodbank has fed more than 620 people in just six months – including nearly 300 children. The startling figures were revealed by organisers of the foodbank, run by the Trussell Trust.

September 17, 2013
Picture special: Nantwich Food Festival organisers hail success of event

Picture special: Nantwich Food Festival organisers hail success of event

Organisers of Nantwich Food and Drink Festival have paid tribute to everyone involved in making it another massive success. Thousands of people poured into the town over the three-day festival, which boasted 140 outside traders and 280 events.

September 11, 2013
Nantwich lawyer in drive to boost town’s Foodbank stocks

Nantwich lawyer in drive to boost town’s Foodbank stocks

A Nantwich lawyer has launched a drive to get more businesses to contribute to the town’s Foodbank. David Lago has set a collection centre at his new offices on Beam Heath Way business park.

March 2, 2013
Wulvern Housing staff dress down in aid of Nantwich Foodbank

Wulvern Housing staff dress down in aid of Nantwich Foodbank

Staff from housing provider Wulvern have donated food in a “jeans for beans” day to support the launch of Nantwich Foodbank. Wulvern is working with the Trussell Trust and local churches to run the Foodbank at Market Street Church in Nantwich.

January 24, 2013