Taking back control: the local projects stepping up in the cost of living crisis
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Community organisations exasperated with a lack of government support are taking matters into their own hands

Fur Clemt, meaning “very hungry” in Wigan dialect, is a much-loved community supermarket which sells unsold or overproduced food at a heavily discounted price to local people struggling with their household budgets. Since December, its owner, Shirley Southworth, has observed a shift: “We’ve seen membership soar and become more varied

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