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Christmas 2017 opening hours

Over Christmas, our Distribution Centres and Depot will be closed. The last day to make a donation to the Depot in 2017 is Tuesday 19th December. The Distribution Centres will be open as usual until and including Friday 22nd December. The Depot and Distribution Centres will re-open on Tuesday 2nd January. Emergency food parcels will […]

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A Vounteer’s Story

I recently volunteered to help at the foodbank distribution centre at Holy Trinity Church in North Ormesby.  Perceptions of foodbanks may vary in society e.g. ‘they didn’t have them in my day’, or ‘why do we need them’.  Well, in an ideal society there would be no need for foodbanks but the reality is that […]

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National Tesco Collection

We’re collecting at Tesco Coulby Newham on Thrusday 30th Nov., Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd Dec. If you’d like to help out by giving a few hours of your time, please click here to sign up. Special thanks to our friends at Coulby Newham Baptist Church for organising the rota.

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Bank Holiday Openings

Just a reminder that this coming Monday, 28th August, is a Bank Holiday and so there will not be a Distribution Centre at St Barnabas this week. This is the last Bank Holiday until we get to Christmas, so we hope everyone will be able to enjoy the day. If someone is in need of […]

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no end of term presents for teachers, but instead…

Parents and pupils at Newham Bridge Primary School spent their money on a good cause instead of buying traditional staff presents. Read the full story here.

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Easter Opening Hours & details of new depot

Over the Easter Weekend, the opening of some of our distribution centres will be affected by the Bank Holidays. The times for opening are as follows: Monday 10th April, St Barnabas, open 12noon to 2pm Tuesday 11th April, Grove Hill Methodists, open 1pm to 3pm Wednesday 12th April, St Timothy’s, open 10am to 12noon Thursday […]

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On the Buses

We are pleased to announce a new partnership between Middlesbrough Foodbank and Stagecoach North East. When a client visits one of our Distribution Centres, sometimes they are surprised at the amount of food they receive, and sometimes they have travelled (often on foot) a long distance to get to an open Distribution Centre. The result […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

  All our distribution centres are open as normal. Please refer to the rear of your voucher or click here for more detail. Our depot will reopen on Tuesday 10th January to receive donations.  

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Winter Collection Weekend is coming

The season of Advent is almost upon us, and so is the Winter Tesco Neighbourhood Collection Weekend. We will have volunteers in the Coulby Newham Tesco Extra store on Thursday 1st, Friday 2nd, Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th December to receive donations of food and toiletries. If you wish to donate, they will be handing […]

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Summer Holidays Ahead

All our Distribution Centres and the Depot will be open and fully functioning over the summer, except for the August Bank Holiday Monday.  All our Referral Agencies/Voucher Holders will be running to their usual schedules too, meaning anyone in need will still be able to access our services. For the two weeks between Sunday 24th […]

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