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Worcester food businesses urged to cut out single-use plastics

20220303-131658L-to-R---Peter-Robinson-from-Plastic-Free-Worcester-Jose-Goncalves-owner-of-Taste-of-Portugal-and-Cllr-Andy-Stafford A growing number of Worcester cafes, bars and restaurants are cutting out plastic for good.

Worcester City Council is encouraging local cafes, takeaways and restaurants to take action now in the light of Government proposals to phase out single-use plastic plates, cutlery, polystyrene cups and food and beverage containers. According to estimates, England uses 1.1 billion single-use plates and 4.25 billion items of single-use cutlery — mos...

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Over 2,800 Worcester families to receive food parcels this Christmas

Food hampers being made up in school hall Operation Xmas Food Hamper under way at Bishop Perowne CE College

Families of Worcester children who receive free school meals will be offered a free parcel containing approximately £40 worth of food over the festive period. The cost will be covered by central Government's new Household Support Fund (HSF) grant, designed to help the most in need this winter meet food, energy and water bills.  Worcester ...

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