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Rise in rural hardship grants for Welsh communities

A charity helping families in rural Welsh communities says it has given out double the number of hardship grants this year.

The money, provided by the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution, goes to help pay household bills - not rural businesses.

BBC Wales economics correspondent Sarah Dickins went to see how rural poverty is impacting on Montgomeryshire, where £55,000 in grants has been handed out in the last six months.

Farmers' welfare grants rocket

  • 19 Jul 2013
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