Newport school donates harvest festival food to food bank

PUBLISHED: 07:00 25 October 2015

Left to right: Carys Williams, Olivia Clark and and Fox Le Mond (all from Year 3)

Left to right: Carys Williams, Olivia Clark and and Fox Le Mond (all from Year 3)

A whopping 155 kilos of food was delivered to Uttlesford Food Bank after the Harvest Festival assembly at St Mary’s Primary School Newport.

The assembly began with tea and coffee and harvest songs, followed by a short talk by Alan Hawkes from the food bank about its work. A closing address was given by Reverend Neil McLeod from St Mary’s Church.

Headteacher Sharon Lester said: “The food was given by pupils, parents, governors and staff. The food bank said it was an exceptional amount.”


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Saffron Walden Reporter. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Saffron Walden Reporter