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CAP Life Skills Course

We are pleased to say that we are starting the next CAP Life Skills course on 24th April, at the River Children’s Centre, Lydney. We would like to invite anybody who is interesting in helping on this course to an informal meeting at Stroat Church, next Wednesday 10th April at 10am. If you are not […]

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Items needed please

We are in need of the following items:- Tinned Soup, UHT Milk, Juice(Long Life), Tinned tomatoes, Tinned fish, Tinned meat, Tinned potatoes, Instant mash, Tea, Biscuits, Tinned vegetables, Tinned custard, Sponge puddings, Tinned Rice Pudding, Instant Noodles, Rice ready meals, Instant Pasta Meals, Toiletries, Chocolate & snacks, Crisps, Jam, Sugar, Pet Food Can you please […]

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National Foodbank Collection at Tesco

Thanks to your generosity our recent collections at Lydney and Gloucester Tesco resulted in us receiving this wonderful amount   Lydney 1775.15 (94 crates) Gloucester St Oswalds 2762.95 (217 crates) Total 4538.1kg (311 Crates) A huge thank-you to all who donated and to our volunteers for collecting

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Forest of Dean Lions Donation

A huge thank-you to the Forest of Dean for their very generous donation of £200 to the Forest Foodbank

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Tesco Food Collection

The Forest Food Bank had a great response from the Ad Hoc collection at Lydney on the 4/5th May 2018.  We collected 888.05 kgs and £112.70. Thanks to everyone who took part and to Lydney Tesco.

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Volunteer of the Year 2017

We are delighted to hear that our Volunteers Manager Yvonne Wood has been voted as the Forest Volunteer of the Year 2017.  A very well-deserved award!  Congratulations Yvonne

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Community Grant Donation

We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to the Midcounties Co-operative Community Support for their generous donation towards the cost of building a ramp at our warehouse.  This will make life much easier for our volunteers.

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Warm & Well – Grants for heating and insulation

Grants for heating and insulation for people with health conditions including mental health Are you warm enough in your home? Are you struggling to pay energy bills? About 11% of households in Gloucestershire are living in fuel poverty; they are living in cold houses they cannot afford to heat. This often has a detrimental effect on […]

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SURVIVING WINTER:GRANTS & DONATING

Since 2011 the Gloucestershire Community Foundation http://www.gloucestershirecf.org.uk/ has distributed £33,000 worth of Surviving Winter grants to people and organisations to help those who have to decide between food or fuel. The grants are made possible through donations from people who could afford to forego their Winter Fuel Payment. However all donations are welcome. Help includes warmth packs, […]

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Local transport and volunteering opportunities with Freedom Leisure

Different dates throughout November 2016.  Please see attached flyers. freedom-leisure-cinderford-transport-session-2016 freedom-leisure-coleford-transport-session freedom-leisure-lydney-transport-session freedom-leisure-newent-transport-session-17-11-16

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