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Free Fridges

Ryedale Free Fridge is a new community enterprise to help reduce food waste. By collecting safely edible fresh foods from local businesses they re-distribute surplus food that would otherwise go to landfill or waste disposal. There are currently Free Fridges in the following locations:

The Wesley Centre, Saville Street, YO17 7LL
Tel: 07931 202779

Winston Court Community Centre, Winston Court, YO17 9BT

Ings Garth Community Centre, Pickering, YO18 8SY
Tel: 07340 387826

Methodist Church, Piercy End, Kirkbymoorside, YO62 6DQ

Rillington Church Rooms, Westgate, Rillington, YO17 8LW

Food Banks

7A Howe Road, Norton, YO17 9BH
Tel: 07990 264008


*Please note that Ryedale Foodbank is temporarily closed under formal review. With IMMEDIATE EFFECT, they are no longer able to fulfil any vouchers and hand out food parcels. If you are in urgent need of food support please contact one of the referral agencies below. All Free Fridges remain open. 


Citizens Advice - 01653 695542
Ryedale District Council - 01653 600666
​Community Support Organisation - 07922421326
Yorkshire Housing - 0113 8256325
NYCC (Weekend Referrals) - 01609 780780

Community Kitchens

Ryedale Community Kitchen produce nutritious meals at low costs, delivered by friendly, trained volunteers. By purchasing a meal, you help Ryedale Community Kitchen donate 20% of their meals to those in the greatest need.

Ryedale Community Leisure Centre, Bowling Lane, Norton, YO17 8EG
Tel: 01653 694546 / 07988 245859