Bring a tin to help homeless project

A PROJECT to help feed the homeless in Mansfield and Ashfield is launching a collection for tins and packet food.

A ‘Bring a Tin’ awareness day for the Beacon Project on Wood Street is to be held next Wednesday, 24th October between 10am and 2pm. Alternatively people can go to the Talbot Inn, Nottingham Road, Mansfield, from 6pm.

Items to donate include tea, coffee, sugar, hot chocolate, tinned food, packet soup and packet rice and pasta, tinned or packet biscuits and toiletries.

Organiser John Coxhead, who started the collections. He said: “My aim is to make people aware of this very valuable project and encourage donations of any kind over the next months and years to come.”