In The News

We love to see news of how Community Groceries are helping residents and families being shared across the UK.

Follow the links below to read some of the latest articles about what’s happening.


13% rise in food parcels handed out during pandemic in Yorkshire and the Humber

ITV News – 22 Apr 2021
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The Foundation Community Grocery has opened for the people of Sheffield.

BBC Look North – 14 Apr 2021
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Store that ‘bridges the gap between supermarkets and food banks’ opens in Redcar

Teeside News – 18 Apr 2021
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Inside Greater Manchester’s trendiest food bank

Manchester Evening News – 28 Mar 2021
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Affordable community grocery to open up in Sheffield

InYourArea – 24 Mar 2021
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Struggling Bolton residents will be able to get their food shop for just £3

Bury Times – 18 Mar 2021
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Brenda Edwards introduces the story of a new kind of community grocery store in Manchester, run by Christian charity The Message Trust.

BBC Songs of Praise – 14 Mar 2021
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Struggling Ragworth families will be able to do the food shop for just £3

Teesside Live – 9 Mar 2021
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Wigan’s new community grocery opens offering big shop for just £3

Wigan Post – 4 Mar 2021
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Community Grocery Hexham opened by the Message Trust

Hexham Courant – 1 Mar 2021
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“It’s a place where people can come with a sense of dignity” – New Community Grocery offers £3 food shops to Salford families

Salford Now – 19 Feb 2021
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The new Wigan store where struggling families can do a big shop for just £3

Manchester Evening News – 18 Feb 2021
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Cut-price community grocery to open in Wigan to help shoppers affected by pandemic

Wigan Today – 18 Feb 2021
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New grocery store in the heart of Salford helps residents do family shops for just £3

Mancunian Matters – 6 Feb 2021
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Wythenshawe supermarket where a shop costs £3 to open three new sites in Greater Manchester

Manchester Evening News – 19 Jan 2021
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The amazing new Wythenshawe store where you can get loads of food for £3

Manchester Evening News – 17 Oct 2020
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