Futures Forum: District Council unanimously votes to support the roll-out of Universal Credit, homelessness prevention and local food banks
As it's very much a 'hidden issue' in these rural parts:
Futures Forum: Hidden hunger – how can we tackle food poverty and insecurity in rural areas?
As it's not getting any better - even in the 'affluent' Sid Valley:
The number of people using food banks in the Sid Valley has more than doubled in the last six months.
Number using food banks in part of Devon doubles in six months - Devon Live
At yet the Sid Valley Food Bank is doing great work, with this start-of-year message:
Sid Valley Food Bank - Posts | Facebook
And they were also very much involved in the parallel Christmas lunch - which was a real hit:
Sidmouth’s Christmas Day community lunch feeds more than 50 guests | Latest Sidmouth and Ottery News - Sidmouth Herald