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KCLR LIVE: How Are Locals Coping with the Cost of Living Crisis?

KCLR went to Bagenalstown to find out how people there are dealing with rising costs.


The rising cost of a bag of coal and the rising cost of food are the two most pressing issues in Bagenalstown. Yesterday, KCLR visited the town to ask residents how they were dealing with the cost of living crisis. Our visit coincides with a Barnardos for Aldi survey that found that a quarter of parents had to reduce household bills such as gas and electricity in order to afford food in the previous year. These people expressed their concerns to us: