McDonald’s raises more than £1,000 for Weston Foodbank

PUBLISHED: 09:00 29 December 2017

McDonald's raised £1,195.70 for the foodbank.

McDonald's raised £1,195.70 for the foodbank.


A trio of fast food restaurants have donated more than £1,000 to Weston Foodbank.

The town’s three McDonald’s branches collected money and items from customers while franchisee Tim Lamb, who owns the three restaurants, donated £1 for every transaction made at the town centre branch and for every car at the Winterstoke Road and Worle Queensway sites on December 9.

He said: “We are very proud to support the foodbank for the third year.

“It is a very worthwhile organisation and at this time of year we feel it is especially important to continue to support our local community.”

Frederique Wigmore, manager at Weston Foodbank, added: “We are so grateful to receive support from local businesses like McDonald’s in Weston.

“It is so heartwarming to see so many members of our community support our work to make a difference in our town.”

More from Weston Mercury

Traffic is moving slowly this evening (Wednesday) in and around Congresbury due to roadworks.

Read more

Weston-super-Mare MP John Penrose has landed a prestigious role in Theresa May’s Government, but within days of taking the post he may have also landed himself in hot water.

Read more

Police have launched an appeal to identify a man in connection with a criminal damage incident which took place in Weston.

Read more
54 minutes ago

Items including toothpaste, pens and toys will be gifted to children across the globe this Christmas thanks to youngsters’ donations.

Read more

Burnham Medical Centre is undergoing a major makeover.

Read more

Young carers in North Somerset got the chance to showcase their creative skills by redesigning a party space.

Read more

A father from Winscombe was sentenced to more than three years in prison for a knifepoint robbery of a Weston shop.

Read more

Burnham and Highbridge Town Council have appointed a new town clerk.

Read more

A father ‘struggled’ to care for his son without support for 20 weeks after North Somerset Council failed to provide him with adequate information about carer’s assessments.

Read more
Yesterday, 23:04

People flocked to Weston on Saturday for a day of alternative therapy, spiritualism and traditional crafts from around the world.

Read more

Most Read News

Read Online

Read the Weston Worle and Somerset Mercury e-edition E-edition

Local Weather

Sunshine and Showers

Sunshine and Showers

max temp: 7°C

min temp: 0°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Send Your Letters
Order Photos
Family notices
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Weston Mercury twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists