As the government celebrates a third successive quarter of economic growth, foodbanks in the region say they are busier than ever as families struggle to cope.
Olivia Paterson has been finding out more.
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Cloud and outbreaks of rain will clear east this morning and it will turn brighter by the afternoon. Further showers are expected later.
Outbreaks of rain will move south east overnight, mostly clearing tomorrow morning. In the afternoon, a mix of sunshine and showers.
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