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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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December 2016 – Newsletter

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

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Barrow Foodbank is now a Fuelbank too!

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Clients who receive support from the Foodbank will now be able to access support to top up gas and electricity meters too. The scheme is operating in 40 food banks across the country and is being funded by npower, who have made a charitable redress following an Ofgem investigation. Ann Mills of Barrow Foodbank, said […]

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Barrow Foodbank Update 4th October 2016

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Dear Friends, Life has been very busy here at the foodbank. We have had our annual audit and are waiting for our report but think all has gone well. We have also lost a number of our core volunteers to illness or work and family needs. We are asking if anyone would be interested in […]

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