1103, 2021

The Morecambe outlet, two months on

By |March 11th, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Jay, the manager, and volunteers Jean, Adele, and Yannick outide the Morecambe outlet. Ever since we set up the hub in Lancaster  we knew we needed a similar place for our Morecambe members. The Morecambe outlet, Food-People-Community, is a joint project with Stanleys Community Centre, funded by Food Power/Sustain and West [...]

302, 2021

Expanding the range of surplus food: Xcess

By |February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Where does Eggcup’s food come from? Most of it comes from FareShare, a national organisation that collects surplus food, for instance from supermarket distribution centres. We drive down to the regional depot in Preston three times a week to pick it up. Other food comes from local donations, such as [...]

1201, 2021

Christmas at Eggcup

By |January 12th, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Supermarkets have lots of surplus food at Christmas. They want to have stock of the standard items for everyone, whenever they come in, and some surprising things that they might only stock for the holiday, when customer might want to try something new. When everything closes around 4:00 p.m. on [...]

1811, 2020

Recognition for Eggcup from the High Sheriff of Lancashire

By |November 18th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Eggcup is delighted that its work in the Covid-19 crisis has been recognised by a certificate from the High Sheriff of Lancashire.  If you are thinking of six-guns and pointed stars, Catherine Penny is not that kind of sheriff. The role dates back to 1154, and its holders, who are [...]

2909, 2020

Making the meals at Lancaster & Morecambe College Catering Department

By |September 29th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

The meals that Eggcup delivers to vulnerable people around the area are made by the Lancaster and Morecambe College Catering Department, with puddings from Chef’s Catering Northwest. When David, our charity manager, first proposed the idea to Adrian (above) and Lindsey (below) at the College, they were eager to participate. [...]

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