Homelessness

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(from left) Simon Massey, Valerie Harty, Patricia Jackson and Derek McCulloch Scottish law firm Gillespie Macandrew has made charitable awards worth a collective £28,000 to two Scottish charities which work with children and young people.

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John MacMillan Armed with only a sleeping bag each, John MacMillan, MacRoberts managing partner and Laura Wilson, the firm’s marketing director will brave a cold December night to help raise vital funds for some of Scotland’s most vulnerable people.

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Shelter Scotland has accused the Scottish Government and local councils of taking their eyes off the ball when it comes to homelessness after new data revealed a rise in people needing assistance. The housing and homelessness charity visited the Scottish Parliament yesterday to highlight the plight

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Hibernian Football Club is opening its doors to people from across the Leith and North Edinburgh communities on Christmas Day who might not otherwise enjoy much of the festive cheer many take for granted. Hibernian Community Foundation, as part of the GameChanger Partnership with the club and NHS Lo

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John Alexander Dundee City Council’s housing convener has attributed the continuing decline in rough sleeping numbers to the city’s prevention approach to homelessness.

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A homeless shelter in Glasgow opens its doors today for what is expected to be it busiest ever year this Christmas. The Glasgow Winter Night Shelter provides basic emergency accommodation to people who have nowhere else to sleep as temperatures drop. Last year it hosted 605 people on 4,060 occasions

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The Scottish Housing Regulator has published the areas of risk it will focus on in its annual risk assessment. The Regulator will continue to focus on good services for tenants and well-governed Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) that manage resources to ensure their financial well-being.

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Graeme Brown Graeme Brown, director of Shelter Scotland, has been appointed Shelter’s interim chief executive by the Board of trustees following the announcement that Campbell Robb is to step down as chief executive at the end of the year.

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The team behind Social Bite is working with EDI Group, City of Edinburgh Council and other homelessness charities on Scotland's first homeless village. The social enterprise hopes to raise £500,000 by Christmas to build 10 purpose-built homes in Granton by next summer, which will house up to 20 hom

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Local authorities is Scotland have spent more than £750 million on temporary accommodation for homeless families in the last five years, according to new statistics. The data was obtained by the BBC as part of a wider investigation which found that the amount spent on temporary accommodation by cou

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Fife Housing Partnership has welcomed recommendations on how to improve the health and wellbeing of women and children who have experienced homelessness as a result of domestic or sexual abuse. The Women’s Health Improvement Research Project, a community led participatory action research proje

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Leonardo DiCaprio meets formerly homeless staff from the new Social Bite restaurant, Home Oscar winning actor and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio visited a new restaurant in Edinburgh yesterday which was set up to provide food, training and employment opportunities for homeless people in Scotland

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With only five Fridays left before the big day, Shelter Scotland national marketing & communications manager, Amanda Collins, turns her attention once again to Social Media Santa. There are over 5,000 reasons stopping us from celebrating this year – because that’s the number of children in

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