We rely on food donations to feed local people in crisis. From pasta to puddings, please give in-date non-perishable food. Click here to download our shopping list 

Generous Tesco customers have set the bar high in Lydney and the surrounding area by donating food for an incredible... Read more

The next National Food Bank Collection will take place at Lydney Tesco on FRIDAY 1ST JULY AND SATURDAY 2ND JULY... Read more

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Trussell Trust foodbanks

The Trussell Trust foodbank network works in partnership with local churches and organisations to bring foodbanks to communities across the UK. There are now over 400 foodbanks in the network. Find out about our national network here


Charitable trusts and business supporters help make what we do possible. Find out who our partners are and how you can become one. Read more

Coleford Distribution Centre

Monday's:  2pm - 4pm

Thursday's:  9am - 11am


Find us at:

Roman Catholic Church Hall

4 High Nash



GL16 8HN


Cinderford Distribution Centre

Tuesday's: 10am - 12pm

Friday's: 9.30am - 11.30am


Find us at:

Forest Community Church,

Station St,


GL14 2JT


Lydney Distribution Centre

Wednesday's: 2pm - 4pm

Saturday's: 10am - 12pm - New time as from Saturday 1st February 2014


Find us at:

Lydney Christian Fellowship Church

Swan Road,


GL15 5RU 


For enquiries contact us 


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07775 265263

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Budget recipes by leading chefs

Get some tips from the UK's leading chefs on how to cook tasty food on a budget.
















Budget recipes written by top chefs from the BBC, please click on any of the recipes below, this will open a new window:






























Bangers and mash with onion gravy and peas



Bean and rice burrito



Beef and pea pilaf



Budget roast chicken and lentils



Chicken cacciatore with potatoes



Chilli con carne with rice and yoghurt



Corned beef hash with fried egg



Cottage pie



Easy spaghetti bolognese



Flatbread pizza with pepperoni courgette and onion



Homemade falafels with slad and pitta bread






Leek and egg salad mushrooms and crusty bread



Meatball and pearl barley stew






Mushroom stroganoff with rice



One-pot chicken and spicy rice



Onion and thyme tart



Onion soup with Gruyère croutons



Peas-à-la-français with poached eggs and toast



Penne and sausage pasta bake



Pork-stuffed cabbage rolls



Root vegetable Thai curry



Sausage and butterbean casserole with herby crumb topping



Sausage and lentil soup



South-East Asian vegetable and egg-fried rice



Spaghetti and meatballs



Spaghetti carbonara



Spiced North-African style eggs with homemade flatbread



Spiced tuna patties with crushed black olives and spring onion flatbread



Sweet potato and chickpea curry



Sweetcorn fritters with crispy bacon and tomatoes



Toad in the hole with onion gravy and garlic cabbage



Tomato and herb tarte tatin with a green salad



Tuna rocket and lemon pasta



Turkey and vegetable stew



Vegetarian Lancashire hotpot



West Country gratin



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