Amanda Holland
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Clothing is a basic need says Newport health visitor

A health visitor has welcomed the launch of a retailer's campaign to keep children's clothes out of landfill sites and instead given to deprived families.

Laura Tenison, founder of Newport-based JoJo Maman Bebe, wants other retailers to join her.

She has linked up with charity Barnardos and green group Hubbub.

The idea behind A Mother To Another is that parents donate hand-me-downs which are then put together as complete outfits.

Amanda Holland told BBC Wales' economics correspondent Sarah Dickins many families in Newport were struggling to buy good clothes for their children.

  • 03 Feb 2015
  • From the section Wales
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