Concern over poverty levels in Lincolnshire and Newark

Some parts have a quarter classed as living in poverty.

New figures by a leading charity have revealed the extent of childhood deprivation in our region.

In parts of Lincolnshire almost a quarter of children are now classed as living in poverty.

It's a shocking picture for some, Lincoln's the poorest with 22 percent.

Followed by East Lindsey at 19 percent and in Newark a fifth of children are classed as living in poverty.

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