Banbury Community Fridge re-opens to community with limited hours

The Banbury Community Fridge is now open again for people in the community in need during the coronavirus pandemic.

By Matt Elofson
Wednesday, 13th May 2020, 12:14 pm
Updated Wednesday, 13th May 2020, 12:16 pm

The community fridge is open from 4.30 to 6pm Monday to Friday.

The community fridge offers members of the public in need a variety of produce ranging from carrots, to oranges, to bananas to cucumber to mushrooms.

A spokesperson for the community fridge said: "Please feel free to pop down and collect some food or send a friend or family member to collect.

Banbury Community Fridge

"We will be following strict self isolating rules in line with the government legislation.

"Everyone visiting will be first asked to wash their hands and queue up.

"Only one person at any one time collecting food from the fridge.

"We will have volunteers on site to support."

Produce available from the community fridge

People are encourage to only take enough food for one day.

Banbury's first community fridge is located at the Merton Street Mosque.

Following the success of similar projects nationally, the community fridge was the first of its kind to open in Banbury less than two years ago.

It provides a facility for the community to access food supplies that would otherwise go to waste.

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