Food bank demand rises

The Trussell Trust charity says over 10,000 people in Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire have received at least three days' emergency food handouts during the last 12 months - that's triple the amount than in the previous year.

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Report: rise in demand for food banks

A leading charity says spiralling living costs, a lack of job security and benefit changes mean more people than ever in our region are struggling to feed themselves.

The number of people using food banks has tripled in the past year in Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire. Many of those in need are working but cannot afford to feed their families.

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