Food Support

General Support

  • Too Good to Go App Too Good To Go connects customers to surplus unsold food. You can’t always choose the food so make sure you are happy to receive whatever they have left.
  • Feed Your family on a Budget - Popular Facebook group with over 300,000 members.
  • Feed Yourself for £1 a Day - Facebook group with over 250,000 members.
  • Slow Cooked Wonders - Slow cooker Facebook advice group with over half a million supportive members.
  • Stepping Stone Food Pantry - 0300 302 0334. Hillstown Methodist Church, Langwith Road, Bolsover, S44 6LY. Food pantry membership for 1 year will be £5 and a weekly shop will cost £5 for 22 items. Please note this is only accessible to people who are already receiving support from Freedom. Open Monday to Friday 9am to 12pm.
  • Community Unity Project - 07515 727876. Delivery of food parcels only. Supporting Whitwell, Creswell, Hodthorpe, Clowne, Barlborough and the hamlets in between. 
  • Freedom - A 'Growing Project' that runs an allotment to support and encourage people to grow their own fruit and vegetables. The aim is to build peoples self-confidence.




  • Limestone House - 50-54 Elmton Road, Creswell, S80 4JE, 01909 724061. Has a food bank open Wednesdays and Thursdays every two weeks and a lunch and chatter club every Friday. 


  • Rhubarb Farm - Hardwick Street, Langwith, NG20 9DR, 01623 741210. Weekly veg boxes available to purchase, as well as a community café. 
  • Food Hub for Langwith Parish - Whaley Thorns Village Hall, Portland Road, Langwith. Open for everyone - just come and fill a bag with food of your choice for £4. Fridays, 9:30am to 11:30am from 14 April 2023.


  • Storehouse Food Bank - 26 Main Street, Shirebrook, NG20 8DG, 01623 744371. Food bank open Wednesday 7pm to 9pm, Thursday 9am to 5pm, Friday 9am to 5pm, Sunday 5:30pm.
  • Community Fridges - Hole in the Wall, Carter Lane, Shirebrook, NG20 8PE
  • Freedom Free Cafe and Foodbank - Shirebrook Methodist Church, Church Drive, NG20 8DE. Tuesday's from 10am to 1pm.
  • Salvation Army - 01623 748634. 72 Patchwork Row, Shirebrook, NG20 8AL. Opening times Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 9am to 11:30am

South Normanton

  • South Normanton Area Foodbank - St Michael and The Angels Church Hall, Church Street, South Normanton, DE55 2BT, 0808 2082138
  • Salvation Army - 124 Market Street, South Normanton, DE55 2EJ. Salvation Army has a food bank and a free drop-in café which opens Wednesday mornings.
  • Community Fridges - The Postmill Centre, Market Street, South Normanton, DE55 3EJ
  • Freedom Free Cafe and Foodbank - South Normanton Salvation Army, 124 Market Street, DE55 2EJ. Wednesdays from 9am to 12pm.


  • Holmefield Arms - 9 Station Road, Whitwell, S80 4RT. Monday lunches are available at 12:30pm. All ages welcome, no charge is made and it is a warm place to meet and make friends.


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