A FOOD collection to help feed people in need is being held in Tesco stores next weekend.

Statistics show one-in-ten people in Yorkshire and Humberside have skipped meals, gone without food or relied on others for food in the last year.

The Help Feed People In Need collections, in connection with food charity Fareshare and food banks charity the Trussell Trust will take place on Saturday and Sunday.

Volunteers will be collecting everyday items such as cereals, rice, instant coffee, tinned food and sauces between 9am and 6pm, including at the Tesco stores at Askham Bar and Clifton Moor, for York Food Bank.

A collection was also held for the York bank yesterday and on Saturday at Waitrose in Foss Islands Road.