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poverty Tag Archive

Report shows Northern England worst hit by COVID-19

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Emily Hawksley on the effects of COVID-19 on the North of England...

North and South Tyneside among cities still deprived after Blitz in WWII

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Oren Brown on the effects the WW2 is still having on towns and cities today...

Newcastle MPs look back on October free school meals vote

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Joe Molander talks to MPs in the weeks after the motion was voted down ...

Child poverty and coronavirus cause surge in food bank demand

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With the rise in child poverty rates in the North East, pressure on regional food banks increase...

3D printed food: fascinating or freakish?

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Amanda Goh tells of producing your own chocolate sculpture...

The World’s Big Sleep Out comes to Newcastle

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Alex Downing discusses December's upcoming 'Big Sleep Out', aimed at raising money to aid the homeless. ...

Brexit: are new funds sticking a plaster on a fatal wound?

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Rarely has a government been criticised for promising billions in funding to some of the most deprived local authorities in the country. Theresa May has once again demonstrated...

Newcastle poverty shows North-South health divide

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Speaking at the Gateshead Council’s Families Overview and Scrutiny Committee, Professor of Urban Design for Health Tim Townshend argued that there are location-related...

Food banks at Christmas

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Christmas is a period typically associated with joy, gifts, and for many, overeating. However, the reality of this for some families and individuals is often very different. The...

U.N. Investigates ‘Extreme Poverty’ in Newcastle

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Philip Alston, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, visited Newcastle on Wednesday as part of an investigation into the impact of austerity...