Decision details

Reducing Food Insecurity in Cherwell

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To share the progress the Council has already made across the district towards reducing food insecurity


(Decision non-key)




(1)          That the progress made over the last 7 months to reduce food insecurity across the district through coproducing projects, enabling community food network partners to make their offer more sustainable and accessible to residents experiencing difficulty in securing food be acknowledged.


(2)          That Cherwell District Councils input into a Food Strategy for the district; promoting partnerships with volunteer groups and charities, businesses and system partners to improve outcomes for residents be endorsed.


(3)          That the continuation of the Community Food Grant for 2023-2024 financial year at £20,000 be approved.


Corporate Priorities : Healthy, resilient and engaged communities;

Reason No Public Access: No

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

Contact: Nicola Riley, Assistant Director Wellbeing & Housing Email: Tel: 01295 221724.

Report author: Nicola Riley

Publication date: 07/03/2023

Date of decision: 06/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 06/03/2023 - Executive

Effective from: 11/03/2023

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