Okehampton Foodbank sees tenfold increase in clients

Following the closure of three local companies, Okehampton foodbank has seen¬†numbers needing emergency food soar from 20 to 200 per week.¬† Unemployment in the Devon town has risen from 2% to nearly 12% leaving many former employees with no choice but to rely on food parcels from Okehampton foodbank until redundancy packages and benefit payments […]

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