A FREE training course in Oxford will teach people how to set up a community fridge in their area.

Community group Replenish is hoping to help create more of the facilities which store surplus perishable food from local shops for those in need.

It follows the creation of three across Oxfordshire.

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Riki Therivel, who has helped set up fridges in Botley and Blackbird Leys, will lead the session at Ss Peter and Paul Church, Botley, on Saturday, February 2.

She will share what she has learnt and explain the process of setting one up. There will then be an opportunity to meet others and discuss ideas.

The class is due to run from 10.30am to 1pm. For more details search for community fridge Oxford on eventbrite.co.uk

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