Scottish ministers are being urged to do more to help the country’s poorest families “avoid a winter of misery”.
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.
An Angus plan to help feed the minds and bodies of the most vulnerable will launch this summer, following calls for a “coherent strategy” on tackling Scottish food poverty.
A range of groups met at Abertay University to discuss how to tackle Dundee's growing food poverty crisis.