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The Chichester Bike Project: New wheels, new opportunities

The Chichester Community Development Trust just started something awesome called the Chichester Bike Project over at Shopwhyke Lakes. This isn’t just about bikes; it’s about bringing people together, helping our planet, and getting everyone excited about cycling. Here is what’s happening: After-School Workshops Starting February 23, they’re kicking off free workshops for folks. One cool […]

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World Social Justice Day: Helping everyone get fair access to food

World Social Justice Day is all about fairness, equality, and treating everyone right. At Chichester District Foodbank, these ideas are what we stand for every day. We want to make sure nobody in our area goes hungry or worries about their next meal. For us, justice means doing our best so everyone can have enough […]

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Flipping sucess!

Tuesday 13 February, Chichester District Foodbank celebrated its much-anticipated Flip Fest to make sure that families on low incomes could enjoy Shrove Tuesday without financial burden and we’re thrilled to report that it was a resounding success! Our community came together for a morning filled with joy, laughter, and, of course, pancakes. From the craft […]

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Generosity in action: Wellington Grange raises over £776 for Chichester District Foodbank

In a remarkable demonstration of community spirit and generosity, the residents and staff of Wellington Grange have united to support the Chichester District Foodbank, raising an impressive total of £776.38. This significant contribution highlights the collective power of kindness and the impactful difference it can make in the lives of those in need within our […]

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Celebrate Pancake Day on a budget!

This Pancake Day, whip up a delicious treat without breaking the bank! Here’s a simple, budget-friendly recipe that requires just a few staple ingredients. Perfect for a cosy family breakfast or a sweet evening snack. Let’s get flipping! Easy 3-Ingredient Pancakes: Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 ½ cups milk (any kind works!) 1 large […]

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Volunteer Voices: Spotlight on David Dixon

  In this edition of “Volunteer Voices,” we shine the spotlight on David Dixon, a devoted volunteer whose journey with the Chichester District Foodbank has been nothing short of inspiring. David, a retired British Airways employee, moved to Selsey 16 years ago and began his volunteering journey with us in May 2013. With a heart […]

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Foodbank Flip-Fest: Community Pancake Celebration

Join our free Foodbank Flip-Fest! Enjoy pancakes, kids’ crafts, and family fun, supporting supporting families on low incomes.     We understand that many families are currently facing challenging times due to the rising cost of living. That’s why we’ve organised a special Shrove Tuesday celebration that’s not just about delicious pancakes, but also about […]

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Selsey Shantymen Concert: March 9, 2024

Celebrate a nautical night of enchantment with the esteemed Selsey Shantymen group on March 9, at Chichester Assembly Rooms. Join us for an unforgettable evening filled with captivating sea shanties and delightful melodies. Date and time: Saturday March 9 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Location: Chichester City Council North Street, Chichester, PO19 1LQ Tickets: £20 […]

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Masons Donate £1,000 to Petworth Foodbank Centre

Petworth Masonic Lodge recently donated £1,000 to support the Petworth Centre of Chichester District Foodbank. The lodge’s Master, Roddy Bruce, along with members Roger Dallyn and Neville Fox, presented the cheque to Foodbank volunteers Julie and Sally at the United Reformed Church. Ines Garcia, Operations Coordinator for Petworth and Midhurst Foodbank Centres expressed gratitude for […]

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Generosity of Midhurst community shines through in Kids Lunch Packs initiative

In a heart-warming display of community spirit, the Midhurst community rallied together to bring joy to local children during the festive season. A total of 160 Kids Lunch Packs, accompanied by Christmas goodie bags for each child, were delivered, spreading smiles and warmth. This incredible effort would not have been possible without the invaluable contributions […]

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