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October Newsletter

The October newsletter for the foodbank is now available to view online.

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Barrow Foodbank Presented with the Queens Award for Voluntary Service

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Volunteers from Barrow Foodbank were honoured today at a ceremony to present them with the Queens Award for Voluntary Service. Lord-Lieutenant of Cumbria, Claire Hensman, made the presentation, the Lord-Lieutenant is Her Majesty The Queens representative in Cumbria. Volunteers from Barrow Foodbank and the two satellite branches at Millom and Ulverston received the award of […]

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July 2017 Newsletter

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Barrow food bank’s July newsletter is now available for download in two formats: PDF HTML

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Barrow foodbank receives the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

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Barrow Foodbank is honoured to receive the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. This honour recognises the hard work done by all our volunteers in Barrow, Millom and Ulverston since we opened on 23rd July 2012. Our volunteers fill a number of roles to ensure the foodbank is run efficiently and complies with statutory legislation while […]

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May 2017 Newsletter

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Barrow food bank’s April newsletter is now available for download in two formats: PDF HTML 

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Good news – cap for people with prepayment meters

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From 1 April 2017 the amount of money suppliers can charge a domestic prepayment meter (PPM) customer will be subject to a temporary price cap. The key points of this are: Ofgem estimate that many prepayment customers are likely to see reductions in their gas bill of around 10-15% from 1 April 2017 or around […]

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April 2017 Newsletter

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Barrow food bank’s April newsletter is now available for download in two formats: PDF HTML 

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March 2017 Newsletter

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Barrow food bank’s March newsletter is now available for download in two formats: PDF HTML 

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Take part in our 40 for 40 challenge this Lent

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With people struggling to afford food living locally, it is important that we can continue to support families in crisis throughout the Easter period. We provide essential emergency food, emotional support and practical advice to families who live near you and really need us. The challenge We are asking people to join us in taking […]

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January 2017 Newsletter

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Barrow foodbank’s January newsletter is now available for download in two formats: PDF HTML 

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