Homelessness

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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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A service which helps young runaways and their families has had a funding boost of over £645,000 from to the Big Lottery Fund. The Dundee-based service, run by Shelter Scotland and Relationships Scotland, helped over 180 young people and their families since its launch in 2011.

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A Dumfries-based homeless support charity has received a grant of almost £5,000 from a Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP) tenant committee. SHAX, based at the Crichton in Dumfries, received a cheque for £4,750 from the Nithsdale District Management Committee (DMC).

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