Category Archive: Charity collections

Dec 28

Our local food bank

Trussell Trust food banks (Welwyn Hatfield)

It appears that there are several food banks currently operating in our area, mainly run by churches as a social enterprise serving the community. They are a response to the hard times many local people find themselves in as properly paid employment shrinks and food prices rise. The recent and pending changes to welfare benefits …

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May 24

Bags of deceit

In the last few days two new ‘charity’ clothing donation bags have landed on doormats across our area. I covered this issue a few years back on this website, at that time it was company called Rutex that was behind it. The current ‘charity’ clothing collections appear to be from two different outfits (excuse the …

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