Children Starving in Newcastle

Turkey, brussels sprouts, cranberry sauce…would your christmas be the same without it?

The perfect Christmas is an experience many parents want to give their children – but a charity is warning it’s one many won’t have this year.

Action for Children says many of the 50,000 children they support do not know where their next meal is coming from as their parents struggle to make ends meet.

Two thirds (68%) of managers at their centres see children who aren’t having regular meals. I’ve been to one of them – the Cowgate and Blakelaw Children’s Centre in Newcastle:

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