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Carlisle food bank calls for more donations

Organisers say they are having to feed record numbers of local people Credit: ITV Border

A food bank in Carlisle says they are facing serious difficulties because of the number of people needing their services.

Organisers say they are having to feed record numbers of local people, especially families with children who can't access free school meals in the holiday period.

We spoke to Rachael Rodway, Chairman of Carlisle Foodbank:

Cumbrian mother and daughter's possessions destroyed in floods replaced by generous donors

A Cumbrian mother and daughter have spent the last few weeks living apart after their ground floor flat in Cockermouth was ruined by floodwater.

Rachael Davis is a full time carer for 16-year-old Saskia, who has complex medical needs. However a new home has now been found for the two of them, and they are receiving help from generous business owners to furnish it. Watch Kate Walby's report here:

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