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New telephone number for Witney and West Oxfordshire foodbank

PLEASE NOTE: To order parcels or to contact to our Supervisor, Megan Gosling, between 10:00-14:00 or to leave an answer phone message after these hours please ring 07949 442342 This is the Witney and West Oxfordshire Foodbanks new number,  please make a note of it. Many thanks

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Yoga challenge benefits Witney Foodbank

Sara and Jayne ( @yogawithsaraoxfordshire) along with their lovely members, age range 30-78, completed  a Sun Salutation challenge during January with the aim of keeping everyone focused on moving consistently each and every day. Sun Salutations are a Yoga-based set pattern of movements, ideally carried out at dawn in the warmth of India – each round […]

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Fund raising run from Banbury to Witney

David Parris has decided to raise awareness and hopefully raise a little bit of money, for people that are struggling through the current crisis. His challenge is to run from Banbury to Witney which is 28 miles, on the 1st March. He only started running in March 2020 around the time that the first lockdown […]

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Easter Bank Holiday closure

The food bank will be observing national Bank Holidays and will be closed on Good Friday (April 10th) and Easter Monday (April 13th) We reopen on Tuesday 14th April 2020. Parcels can be collected 10 AM – 12 Midday each weekday, but not on bank holiday days. We remain unable to deliver parcels.

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Witney & West Oxfordshire Food Bank Reopens 30 March

We are delighted to announce that we are re-opening the food bank on Monday 30 March. We will be able to fulfil vouchers and hand out parcels from Monday to Friday from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.  If you already have a red voucher then do please come along to the back car park at […]

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Witney & West Oxfordshire Food Bank is temporarily closed

24 March 2020 It is with great regret that we have to announce the temporary closure of the Witney & West Oxfordshire Food Bank due to the effects of coronavirus. With immediate effect, we are no longer able to fulfil vouchers and hand out food parcels. All of our referral agencies have been informed, supermarkets […]

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COVID-19 Updates and our food bank operation

We wanted to post a longer update than social media generally allows to answer a lot of the common questions we are getting recently. There is a lot of information on this website as to how we operate, but the big points we would like to highlight for you during the coronavirus outbreak are below […]

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Response to COVID-19 and amedned opening hours

Due to multiple issues around coronavirus and COVID-19, we are having to make changes to our opening hours for the foreseeable future. From Wednesday 18th March 2020 our opening hours will be 10:00 – 12:00 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays only. Cottsway House itself will be closed to visitors from this date, but we will continue […]

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1-Day Closure on 25 February.

Due to work within our warehouse facility we find we need to close the foodbank for a day. The Foodbank will close at 1pm on Monday 24th February 2020 and reopen at 10 am on Wednesday 26th February 2020.  This means we will be unable to fill any vouchers to anyone on Tuesday 25th February […]

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.

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