Homelessness

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A plan to demolish an empty block of flats at St Ninians to build eight new cottage flats has been conditionally approved by Stirling Council. The local authority revealed plans last year to redevelop the derelict site at 24 Glasgow Road into new one and two-bedroom flats.

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Homeless Network Scotland’s Martin Gavin highlights an opportunity to work in the Scottish Government Homelessness Unit, along with a chance to join All In For Change and ensure the voice of lived experience remains loud and present in homelessness policy. During a question & answer sessio

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Members of the Highland Council's housing and property committee had the chance yesterday to look at the progress made to implement the council's Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan aimed at tackling homelessness. Throughout the Covid pandemic, the council’s housing team have responded to the chal

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The publication of the first Impact Report produced by the Everyone Home Collective this week marks a year since people and organisations that are concerned about homelessness in Scotland came together to create a platform to connect, to gather evidence, set priorities and assemble the right people

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Simon Community Scotland, a charity that helps people experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Central Scotland, has received £5 million of social investment from Social and Sustainable Capital (SASC) to purchase homes to help vulnerable people move away f

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Following a report in which Marie Curie calls for more palliative care support for those experiencing homelessness and terminal illness, Ellie Wagstaff outlines the main issues and the charity's recommendations. Homelessness has traditionally been a bleak picture in Scotland over the years. This has

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Homelessness charity Cyrenians has launched their summer ‘Food That Goes Further’ appeal which calls on individuals to pledge regular support to their community food projects to ‘help make sure that no one goes hungry’. A large part of the charity's work includes its communit

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Temporary measures to protect people experiencing homelessness from coronavirus have been extended for three months. The Unsuitable Accommodation Order, which came into power in 2014, has protected pregnant women and families with children who are homeless from being accommodated in hotels or B&

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The Covid crisis has shown that Scotland can end homelessness and rough-sleeping in two years, writes Scottish Conservatives' social justice, housing and local government spokesperson Miles Briggs. The Scottish Parliament elections, at the beginning of this month, already feel like a long

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Crisis has urged MSPs from across the political spectrum to work together, to make this the parliament of prevention and help end homelessness in Scotland. The charity welcomed a commitment to tackling rough sleeping in First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s statement on her government’s prior

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