Locals pledge foodbank support


April 23, 2020

As we enter week 5 of 'lockdown' there's still a demand for vital foodbank supplies. 

More and more local people are looking for new ways to continue their support for local foodbanks and in one case, a former local Councillor has created his own collection point in Morecambe.

Joshua Brandwood, former Labour Councillor for Out Moss Lane Parish Ward tells us:

"As a former Councillor and Lancaster resident, it is my duty help my community during these trying times."

"Now more important than ever to work together to help one and other. Therefore, I have set up an approved food bank collection point at my home address to assist in the wider effort to distribute food to those most vulnerable in our community."

"It’s important to consider people in our community who are unable to go to the supermarket or local shop, or those without internet access and therefore cannot order food online."

"I hope this local initiative will eradicate some of the existing barriers people are currently facing."

"Lancaster residents are now able to drop off food donations at my home address on Sibsey Street near the train station. Every Wednesday a representative from Morecambe Bay Foodbank will collect the items and deliver them to the Salt Ayre Distribution Centre."

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IMAGE: Joshua Brandwood who's created a foodbank collection/delivery point.

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