There are at least 16 food banks in Sheffield. Sheffield FridayNightRide, a regular CycleSheffield event, is staging a charity bike ride on the evening of Friday 14 March to the nine of them that publicise their activities and their whereabouts. As an act of charity each rider will carry nine items of food and symbolically donate one item at each food bank.
This letter was published in the national press on 19 February.
Thanks to pressure from Church Action on Poverty campaigners, the energy regulator Ofgem has agreed to work with us on ways of ensuring people in poverty are not trapped in debt by unfair energy prices.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to take significant steps to regulate the legal loan sharks of the payday lending industry.
We were deeply saddened to learn today (8 January) that Paul Goggins has died.
Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, we are about to launch a hard-hitting campaign exposing the scandal of hunger in 21st-century Britain.
We warmly welcome the announcement by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby that the Church of England aims to put payday lenders out of business by supporting the network of credit unions.