A COMMUNITY fridge that redistributes food that was destined for the bin celebrated its first birthday yesterday.

Abingdon Community Fridge was launched as a way to combat food waste and give back to the community at large.

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Located at the Abbey Centre off Audlett Drive, it is stocked with produce that would otherwise have been thrown away and is donated by residents and supermarkets including the Co-op, Tesco and Waitrose.

A post on its Facebook page read: "It has been a challenging year for everyone, but together we have saved a lot of food from waste, and helped many in need."