Homelessness

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A waste management company is installing cameras to its vehicles in a bid to reduce the number of homeless people killed after sleeping rough in industrial-sized wheelie bins. Last year staff from Biffa found 93 people sheltering inside large industrial waste bins, while four were killed after being

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Further cuts to welfare funding by the UK government result in a surge in rent arrears, tenant evictions and homelessness, a new report has warned. A survey of 75 local authorities and housing associations in England, conducted by Grant Thornton UK LLP, predicted that the continuing impact of the â€

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A new £5.5 million homelessness accommodation centre and support facility has been officially opened in Aberdeen. The Aberdeen City Council facility, built on the site of the former Victoria House on West North Street, was opened during a ceremony led by city council communities, housing and infras

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The Supreme Court has handed down a judgement that will change the way English local authorities determine who is vulnerable enough for help with their housing. The ruling means single homeless people will no longer have to prove they are more vulnerable than 'an ordinary street homeless person' in

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Service user Liz Pirie and youth homelessness service user Sara Slezack (16) at the Queens Cross Supported Housing Focus Day Queens Cross Housing Association held a celebration of housing support across generations at the Glasgow Science Centre this week.

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The UK government has breached British citizens’ human rights by failing in its obligations to promote access to safe and affordable housing, according to a report to be submitted to the United Nations (UN). The Just Fair Consortium is an ‘umbrella’ organisation for civil society agencies camp

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Steve Clarke Twenty Welsh housing organisations have joined together under the Homes for All Cymru banner to launch their manifesto, ahead of the National Assembly for Wales 2016 election.

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A Shelter Scotland charity shop in Clarkston is hoping to score with an auction of a signed Scotland shirt. The shirt signed by Scotland and Rangers legend Colin Stein has been donated to the housing and homelessness charity’s shop at Clarkston Toll, and will be auctioned off to raise vital funds.

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Homeless people are being urged to vote in next month's General Election after years of feeling under-represented by the political process. While being homeless isn't a barrier to registering for a vote, many people don't bother if they don't have a fixed address.

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As many as 70 workers in Glasgow's homeless service are to go on strike on Tuesday over a pay dispute with the city council. STV has reported that the workers, all members of the UNISON trade union, will take the action over the council's job evaluation scheme, claiming they are not paid enough comp

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A construction equipment hire firm has donated a four-figure sum to charity Glasgow City Mission as part of the company’s commitment to fundraising. Glasgow City Mission seeks to help the homeless and those in poverty with its city centre project in Crimea Street. The money raised by GAP Hire Solu

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