New Foodbank in Starbeck

Harrogate Foodbank

Harrogate district foodbanks service update
NEW Foodbank in Starbeck
Opening Thursday 8 April
Life Destiny Church (at the rear of the Starbeck Methodist Church building), 93b High Street, Starbeck, HG2 7LH
Opening times: 10:30am – 12:30pm
Knaresborough Foodbank – Change in day of opening
Opening day is moving from Mondays to Fridays with the first Friday opening 9 April at the same venue, Holy Trinity Church, Briggate, HG5 8BQ and the same time of 10:30am – 12:30pm
There are no changes at the Mowbray Community Church foodbank which will continue to open Tuesdays and Fridays 10.30am – 12.30pm. 

Energy Support Advice from Scope.

Scope’s Disability Energy Support Service

Free energy advice to any household where a disabled person lives across England and Wales.
Expert energy advisers can offer support with:

  • Energy debt
  • Switching tariffs or supplier
  • Changing your meter
  • Green energy
  • Becoming more energy efficient
  • Accessing energy benefits, grant and trusts
  • Contact or complaining to your supplier
  • Understanding your bills
  • Understanding how to use your heating systems
  • Free pre-payment fuel vouchers (conditions apply)

Check details online or call Freephone: 0808 801 0828

Autism Awareness 29 March to 4 April 2021

 Autism Awareness Week (29 March – 4 April)

Expert advice on a wide range of issues affecting autistic people and their families from the National Autistic Society.

The #AutismAllies project has published a report bringing together case studies of the very best of the work that is going on across West Yorkshire and Harrogate district to support autistic people, sharing good practice across the whole system.  You can read the Autism Allies project report here.

Activities for the Easter Holidays.

Easter Holiday free North Yorkshire Libraries online events

Poetry Club
Wednesday 30 March 11am – 11.45am
Poetry Club 
Wednesday 7 April 11am-11.45am
Join poet Andy Croft for a standalone poetry club for ages 6-11.

A zoom through the solar system with Cosmic Carol
Saturday 10 April 2.30pm -3.3

Digital Activities for Free

North Yorkshire Together FEASTER Activity Booklets

for ages  5 – 11 and 11 – 16

ideas to help keep young people active, creative and connected – along with recipe and cooking ideas – for the school holidays.