Food bank moves into offering debt help

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A WEARSIDE food bank is one of six in the country to pilot a new financial advice service.

Food bank charity the Trussell Trust is to launch the scheme next month, which is being part-funded by money-saving expert TV campaigner, Martin Lewis.

Based in Durham, the Trust says it is in response to the sharp rise in people being referred to food banks who are in severe financial hardship.


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