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Strategic communication consultancy Aspect has selected Aberdeen Cyrenians as its first Charity of the Year in what is the charity’s 55th year supporting vulnerable people in north east Scotland. The innovative partnership will see Aberdeen Cyrenians benefit from Aspect’s expertise, crea

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Homelessness charity Cyrenians has appointed John Lawrie OBE as the new chair of its board. John was an investment manager for Scottish Provident and an Edinburgh City Councillor. He was awarded the OBE in 1990 and appointed a Deputy Lieutenant for the City of Edinburgh in 2012.

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Rhona McMillan, communications manager, at the Glasgow Alliance to End Homelessness, discusses the importance of language in talking about homelessness. The other week, I was delighted to be part of a panel hosted by the University of Glasgow’s Road to Home initiative on the role of language a

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Fresh from the Scottish Government's anti-poverty summit, Shelter Scotland director Alison Watson joins Kieran Findlay and Jimmy Black to share to what extent housing was mentioned during the event. The discussion also touches on Alison’s early career, Housing First, the Temporary Accommodatio

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Against a backdrop of new legislation preventing homelessness in Scotland, Cyrenians Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution (SCCR) is today revealing the results of a national survey of young people, parents and carers, and professionals who work with families whose arguments have the potential to

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An Access through Advocacy service launched in Glasgow last year by Scottish homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust has proven to be a much needed source of support for people at risk of homelessness. Access through Advocacy aims to support people to promote and protect their rights, empowerin

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