Tag Archives: Food Stop

‘The council has been marvellous’ says Food Stop pastor

Croydon’s fourth Food Stop has opened in Purley, offering significant discounts on food bills for local families in need as part of the borough-wide welfare response to covid-19. Families can save up to £700 a year off household bills at … Continue reading

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Fieldway’s Food Stop scheme makes final of Housing Awards

Croydon Council’s work in helping struggling families to avoid homelessness has reached the final of a national award that recognises housing innovation. In January last year, Croydon and around 30 local charities and voluntary groups launched Community Connect so more … Continue reading

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We should be ashamed that we need a Food Stop in Croydon

CROYDON COMMENTARY: The council last week launched a Food Stop service in Fieldway and New Addington, backed by a celebrity endorsement. HELEN BENJAMINS, pictured right, doesn’t think this is anything to take pride in This is shameful. That the Government … Continue reading

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