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Food bank demand up 30%

The food bank centre is looking to relocate to larger premises to meet extra demands Photo: ITV Central

A food bank in Lincolnshire says the number of people coming through it's doors has shot up dramatically over the last 12 months.

Staff at the Trussell Trust Food bank in Grantham say the number of people being referred to them for food parcels has risen by around 30% since April.

As well as donations of food, members of the public have also been handing in toys & presents in the run up to Christmas.

Such is the demand for help that the centre is now looking to relocate to larger premises to meet the extra demand.

Christmas presents have also been donated at the food bank Credit: ITV Central