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Loose Ends Newbury
A Hot Meal and a Warm Welcome

Loose Ends Newbury is a well established drop-in centre for anyone  in our community who may otherwise go without a hot meal.  We welcome people who are homeless, lonely or vulnerable as well as those who are simply struggling to make ends meet. We are a registered charity and are run entirely by unpaid volunteers.

As well as providing nutritious food, clothes, and other essentials we offer a safe friendly space where people can socialise. We also liaise with other agencies who may be able to help our clients so that together, we can make a difference to people’s lives.

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Our Opening Times

Monday         12.30pm - 1.30pm Lunch

Tuesday        12.30pm - 1.30pm Lunch

Wednesday   09.30am - 11.00am Breakfast

Friday            09.30am- 11.00am Breakfast

Sunday          4.00pm  -  5.30pm Lunch


Last meal is served 15 minutes before closing

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Help for families!
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We understand that many families are struggling with bills and the cost of living. To help out we are inviting parents/carers, together with their children, to join us for a free tasty meal in a family-friendly atmosphere.

Served in the Club House at the Cricket Club EVERY MONDAY from 3.30pm to 4.45pm (last meal served at 4.30pm).

To help us cook the right amount of food it would really help us if you could let us know in advance if you're thinking of coming along by texting Gill on 07907122007.


We're looking for a new Secretary/Trustee - could it be you?


We need a well organised Secretary to help make sure Loose Ends operates smoothly and who can contribute to the management of our charity as a Trustee. This is a rewarding role and key to helping us carry out our work. If you want to find out more please read the full description of the role here:

Can you help with food or toiletries to help our clients?

We always grateful for donations of tinned food (meat, fish, baked beans, veg, custard, rice pudding), or packets of food such as pasta, rice and cereal.  And we are currently very short of toiletries - especially toothpaste and deodorant. Please look at our contact page to see how to get in touch  with us to arrange delivery to us or telephone: 07444 324686 and leave a message.


Donations from Our Amazon Wish List are a great way to help us. Follow the link below to see what we currently need.

Our Objectives

  • Assist the homeless and vulnerable in the Newbury area by providing a drop in centre open to all adults in need

  • Serve a meal during each session
  • Distribute donated or purchased food during sessions
  • Distribute donated toiletries and clothing
  • Guide ('signpost') clients to other agencies or charities that may be able to offer more help as needed
  • Show compassion and acceptance to all
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Many Thanks to all our Supporters and Volunteers

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