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Christmas and New Year – when we will be closed

7th December 2023

Update:  Christmas and New Year operating times:

The foodbank will be closed ( times below) to allow our wonderful volunteer to take a much needed break, to recharge after a very busy year.

Distributions Centres:

Gateshead Central, Citizens Advice, Swan Street – will be closed week of the 25th Dec and will re open Tuesday 2nd Jan normal session times  –  Tue and Wed: 1pm – 2:30pm and Thu and Fri: 10am – 11:30am. Week of the 8th Jan, we return to all sessions  including the Mondays 1pm – 2:30pm

Birtley, Methodist Church, Station Lane – will be closed 27th Dec and re open Wednesday 3rd Jan for normal session time: 10:30am – 12 noon

Blaydon, Methodist Church, Lucy Street – will be closed 29th Dec and re open Friday 5th Jan for normal session time: 1:30pm – 3pm


Will be closed week of the 25th Dec and re open 2nd Jan session: 7pm – 8:15pm, Wed 3rd Jan: 9am – 12 noon and then return as per usual adding Mondays session 9am – 12 noon week of the 8th Jan.

If anyone is needing emergency support, please contact Gateshead Council on 0191 433 7112 or local Citizens Advice on 08082787902 .


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