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    Poverty during the summer

    With schools closed, trips planned and sunny weather on the way, we often associate summer with feelings of happiness, freedom and adventure. But for many children and young people living in poverty across the UK, the reality of summer can be very different.   

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    Young carers are going unseen this summer

    For many young people in the UK, caring for a sibling or a parent may come before any summer holiday plans. To better understand what a young carer is, we spoke to Rebecca King, a Project Worker with Lancashire Young Carers.

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