Foodbanks in the North West have seen a huge increase in the number of people relying on their services.
New figures show that Merseyside and Manchester are two of the worst hit areas in the country, with around one person accessing a foodbank there every nine minutes.
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Mainly dry with some hazy sunshine. Feeling a little warmer, winds a little lighter
Clear spells and showers overnight. Drier and brighter and a little warmer on Saturday. Rain and wind into Sunday morning
Higher risk of sunburn for the first part of the weekend with some late May sunshine