The number of families seeking help from foodbanks in Wales almost doubled last year compared with the year before, according to an organisation that helps struggling families.
The latest figures from the British Retail Consortium show food prices have increase by 4% and the Trussel Trust, which has 23 banks across the country, says they are seeing an increase in the number of people they are helping.
The trust says 2,441 families were referred to them a month in December 2011. they By December 2012, that figure had risen to 4,911 a month.
More top news
The training centre and headquarters of Girlguiding Cymru in Powys, is laying claim to having the tallest living Christmas tree in the UK.
Cloudy with rain and strong winds, local gales along exposed coasts. Rain persistent across western hills, and becoming heavy later.
It will be cloudy with hill fog and mild overnight with increasing winds, with gales around southwestern coasts.