‘There’s no such thing as food poverty, just poverty’: Scotland’s food bank use surges

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The sheer volume of people showing up at food banks in Scotland ahead of the Christmas holidays has left charity workers deeply concerned as the damaging impacts of cold winter weather, sky-high utility prices and the cost of living crisis converge. The eastern region of Fife, with a population of around 370,000 people, is a microcosm for the rest of the country. The newly-minted city of Dunfermline sits alongside an agricultural heartland; while run-down villages betray the legacy of coal mining’s demise. A string of well-to-do small towns along the southern coast — with views over the Firth…

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