Homelessness

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The good work of two housing associations has been highlighted in Parliamentary motions by MSPs ahead of a debate on housing in the Scottish Parliament today. Renfrewshire South MSP Tom Arthur congratulated Barrhead Housing Association on its 30th anniversary, praising the exceptional work in provid

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Young people in Glasgow facing the prospect of sleeping rough on the streets are to be provided an emergency bed for the night in a volunteer’s home rather than in a homelessness hostel. Homeless charity Simon Community Scotland has received funding from the Big Lottery Fund to set up a network of

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Alastair Cameron Representatives of Scottish Churches Housing Action (SCHA) met the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland last week to describe how homelessness affects people across Scotland.

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Shelter Scotland has accused local and national government of taking their eye off the ball with efforts to tackle and prevent what it calls the “national shame” of homelessness levels in the country. According to the housing and homelessness charity, a household becomes homeless in Scotland eve

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Caroleanne from Simon Community Scotland's Newlands service and Richard from The Bike Station A practical attempt to tackle homelessness took place at a bicycle recycling workshop this week under the watchful eye of a charity marking its 50th birthday.

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A team from the Institute for Social Policy, Housing, Environment and Real Estate (I-SPHERE) at Heriot-Watt University is to raise money and ​​awareness ​​of ​​the ​​issues ​​of ​​youth homelessness. Inspired by the work of The Rock Trust, the team will participate in the cha

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An international design competition to tackle the issue of homelessness is being launched in Dundee. The UK’s first designated UNESCO City of Design is looking for designers to respond to a call to help find a digital design solution to fundamentally improve the lives of those who must deal with h

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Social enterprise sandwich shop chain Social Bite has teamed up with one of Scotland’s best chefs to launch a new restaurant to train homeless people. The restaurant, called Home, will see Michellin-starred chef Martin Wishart guest chef once a quarter at the Queensferry Street venue in the west e

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Household essentials that help make a house a home are being provided to young homeless people in Scotland who are overcoming significant challenges and taking up their first tenancies. Starter packs containing the basics like curtains, bedding, pots and pans, towels and cleaning items are being pro

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Richard Lambert EU citizens living in the private rented sector (PRS) are worried that Brexit will make it harder for them to rent a home in the UK, according to a new survey.

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