Lunchtime at Harworth and Bircotes

We’ve been working in partnership with Harworth and Bircotes Town Council to run our weekly Lunch Club session since May, and we’ve built a great relationship over the months.  At present there are over 40 regular weekly attendees that enjoy a two-course meal, a...

Challenges on top of challenges at the Food Bank

Bassetlaw Food Bank has sadly been the target of several acts of mindless vandalism recently. This behaviour shows a lack of respect and awareness for what the charity does in Bassetlaw and the support offered by the community and has a knock-on impact on our work....

Meet our Retail Manager

At Bassetlaw Food Bank we’re working on diversifying our income streams to help support the services and projects that we run. One way that we do this is via our retail operation. Alongside food donations for our emergency food parcels, we accept non-food donations,...

Bassetlaw Food Bank Annual General Meeting

Bassetlaw Food Bank held our Annual General Meeting on Thursday 16th June at The Well in Retford. A lot has changed for the charity in the last 12 months, we have launched new projects like our subsidised Fruit & Veg’ Boxes and the Lunch Club in Harworth, and...

Children’s Vitamin Box!

In April of 2021 we launched the subsidised Fruit & Veg’ box scheme for households on Income Support and other benefits. With this project households receive a box of fresh, seasonal produce each fortnight at the price of £3 per box with contents valued at around...

Bassetlaw Food Bank celebrates!

Bassetlaw Food Bank are excited to announce that we have received a grant from the National Lottery Community Fund! This grant will cover core running costs, including the lease and operating costs of the Food Bank’s main premises for three years, and for additional...