Flasks donated to help needy

A KITCHEN manufacturer specialising in the social housing market is backing a scheme to help rough sleepers.

Rixonway Kitchens has supported the Harrogate Homeless Project by donating a score of vacuum flasks to match those known to be sleeping rough in the town and unable to access the scheme's facilities. To ensure rough sleepers in Harrogate have at least one meal per day the Project is offering nightly food parcels including a sandwich, chocolate biscuit and fruit with a flask of hot water with tea bag or coffee.

Julie Everill, of the Harrogate Homeless Project, said: "The flasks have been a real help."