An important service, which offers free breakfasts to school children, is in decline.
That's according to a survey which suggests that many schools can no longer afford to run 'breakfast clubs.'
The clubs give children food if their parents can't afford to provide it.
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The North East cleans up after Storm Ali's gale force winds injured people, damaged property and brought down trees.
The ex-Sunderland Ladies player took to social media to post a message of thanks to those who had wished her husband well.
There's been disruption across the region caused by the high winds of Storm Ali.