Michael Lilley with Benson at Appley Park April 2024

MICHAEL LILLEY

Prospective
Parliamentary Candidate

Liberal Democrat branding white text with yellow bird

Isle of Wight East

MICHAEL LILLEY

Michael Lilley with Benson at Appley Park April 2024

Isle of Wight East

Prospective Parliamentary Candidate

Liberal Democrat branding white text with yellow bird

MICHAEL LILLEY

Michael Lilley with Benson at Appley Park April 2024

Isle of Wight East

Prospective
Parliamentary
Candidate

Liberal Democrat branding white text with yellow bird

Cost of Living Crisis in Ryde – Food!

Food preparation

Many residents are facing real hardship due to cost of energy, petrol, and rising prices. I am prioritising and focusing on how Ryde Town Council, IW Council and local organisations can work together to make sure help is in hand. We are all in this together and as a community make sure strong support is there over the next 12 months.

I will post regularly with any information and details of any scheme project in the Ryde area. This post focuses on Food and the help that is out there.

There are food vouchers on the IW for those on Local Council Support Tax but they are only valid until 30th September 2022. Click on below.

IOW food vouchers and housing costs | Children and Families | Hampshire County Council (hants.gov.uk)

In Ryde Appley and Elmfield there is the Ryde Food Bank at Grace’s Church on Marlborough and now a Community Pantry at Oakfield School. Ryde Aspire also has access to food and a range of support at his base in Trinity Church on Dover Street and through the Community HUB on the High Street. Families in difficulties and relationship breakdown can access support through Tidal Family Support – Welcome to Tidal Family Support

Community Pantry in Ryde

RydePO33 1NEOakfield CE Primary School, Appley RoadMonday, Wednesday and Friday: 3pm to 4.30pm01983 563732
pantry@oakfieldcepri.iow.sch.uk
Community pantries – Isle of Wight | Children and Families | Hampshire County Council (hants.gov.uk)

Aspire Ryde
Activity: Children’s play session and healthy meal in the Kingdom play activity centre.

Contact: foodandfun@aspireryde.org.uk or phone (01983) 716020.

Ryde Food Bank at Grace’s Church on Marlborough Road is open Tuesdays and Thursdays in the morning,

Isle of Wight Foodbank | Helping Local People in Crisis

Other means of support
Queries regarding the voucher scheme should be directed to 01983 823950 or c4cvouchers@iow.gov.uk

The council continues to provide and signpost a range of dedicated support for residents who may be struggling financially, including: 

My next post will be on fuel poverty. The important thing is there is help out there and please access it.

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