Volunteers at foodbanks across north east Fife say demand on their services is reaching crisis point following a hectic festive season.
A senior Dundee sheriff has voiced "considerable concern" about the new Universal Credit system after it emerged a woman caught stealing food only had £90 a month on which to survive.
On-shelf labels reminding shoppers about items needed by food banks are to be introduced in a major supermarket after a trial saw donations triple.
Kelty will soon have Oor Wee Café, where people in need of a meal can pay only what they can afford.
Sir, – It was with a heavy heart I read the comments from Broughty Ferry Councillor Philip Scott, covered by Stefan Morkis (“Councillor blasted for benefit reform stance”, The Courier, June 5).
Low incomes are fuelling a continuing rise in food bank use across Tayside and Fife, say charity chiefs.
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In the first of a three part series looking at child poverty in Tayside and Fife, Michael Alexander speaks to several Dundee families who are struggling to make ends meet and finds out what efforts are being made to break the cycle of deprivation.
A new Oxfam project that aims to slash the number of people reliant on foodbanks will be piloted in Dundee and Fife.
An Angus politician has slammed the spiralling need for foodbanks in the county.