The number of Bournemouth residents being referred to the town’s food bank sharply increased in December last year. The sudden rise is being linked to the government’s new benefits scheme, universal credit, which was introduced to Bournemouth in November. Listen below for the full story:
What is happening at Bournemouth’s main food bank this Christmas?
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