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Connecting with Your Council on Community Growing Projects

Kate Bell, Climate Change Manager for City of Lincoln Council, and Matthew Davey, Environment & Community Projects Officer for Lincolnshire County Council, talked with us about the council's engagement with local communities and their growing projects, with lots of useful information and tips on how to how to find out more and get involved. In… Continue reading Connecting with Your Council on Community Growing Projects

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Foodbanks distribute airline surplus

As more flights are cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, thousands of airline meals are also going to waste. Foodbank volunteers distribute surplus airline meals photo: Eudaimonia - Grantham Foodbank To address this, the Lincolnshire Food Partnership has been working with Lincolnshire foodbanks and community larders to make sure this surplus of food reaches those… Continue reading Foodbanks distribute airline surplus

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New foodbank in Martin

A new Lincoln Community Larder food bank service has been set up by people in Martin and surrounding villages to support those in their community who are in need of food and supplies. The new service means people unable to get into Lincoln can collect food parcels from a central point in Martin instead.

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From Lincoln to Lincolnshire – Going Countywide

In August, the Board at the Lincolnshire Food Partnership (LFP) decided to go countywide - expanding its focus from solely Lincoln to Lincolnshire. A decision that was undertaken after numerous discussions with the Lincolnshire County Council, on distributing the Government’s Covid-19 emergency food support fund across the county (see below). Photo: Faith & the Environment… Continue reading From Lincoln to Lincolnshire – Going Countywide

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Half term food support

Where can children eat for free in Lincoln? A big thank you to businesses, foodbanks and volunteers around Lincoln who provided food support to children and families this half term. If you would like to ask government to extend provision in time for the Christmas holiday, Marcus Rashford’s petition (which is based on recommendations from… Continue reading Half term food support