The number of people being referred to a Lincolnshire food bank has risen by around 30% since April.
Phil Brewster reports.
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Strong, bitterly cold winds, with sunny intervals and scattered snow showers.
Old Market Square in Nottingham was a blaze of orange, green and white as hundreds brave the blizzard-like conditions.