Homelessness

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited Streetwork to announce the plans New actions recommended by the Scottish Government’s Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group to further tackle rough sleeping this winter are to be put into place thanks to new funds.

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Kathy Hoyle Homelessness and inclusion charity Cyrenians has appointed a manager for the Social Bite Village set to provide a home for up to 20 people affected by homelessness.

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Homelessness and inclusion charity Cyrenians is hosting various activities at HMP Addiewell to celebrate Book Week Scotland and Prisoners’ Week. The Family Visitors Centre at HMP Addiewell is run by the charity to support families affected by imprisonment. The facility provides families visiting l

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Scottish ministers are to take part in the world’s biggest ever sleep out next month to help raise money to eradicate homelessness in Scotland. Deputy First Minister John Swinney will join more than 7,000 people for the Sleep in the Park fundraiser in Edinburgh on December 9, alongside community s

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The suitably attired Cruden Group Sleep in the Park team: (from left) Gill Henry, Mike Robinson, Frank Gallagher, Hazel Davies and Amy Jenkinson Five intrepid staff members from The Cruden Group have volunteered to brave a chilly Scottish winter night by sleeping rough in Social Bite’s Sleep in th

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Money raised from the Sleep in the Park charity sleep-out next month is to go towards ensuring no one has to sleep rough in Edinburgh over the winter, according to organisers. Event organiser Social Bite has donated £25,000 of the funds already accumulated to Bethany Christian Trust's winter care s

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A street food market which will offer employment opportunities to local homeless people is set to open in Glasgow later this month. Having spent the last three years operating the pop up restaurant Section33, which last year asked its customers to donate to homelessness charity Simon Community Scotl

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Josh Littlejohn MBE alongside Scottish Rugby participants in Edinburgh’s West Princes Street Gardens (from left: Graeme Beveridge, Josh Littlejohn, Gordon Lyon, Darren Burns and Al Kellock) Prominent figures at Scottish Rugby will come together on Saturday 9 December for Social Bite’s Sleep in t

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Scotland’s national membership charity for homelessness is to convene a conference in Glasgow today by calling for a “concerted and on-going national commitment” to end homelessness. The National Homeless Conference features over 150 delegates from across the homelessness spectrum including re

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A study into Scots’ attitudes to homelessness has revealed that two-thirds of the country, equivalent to around 3 million adults, never stop to speak to homeless people. According to Street Soccer Scotland, who commissioned the research, 41% of people report being “fearful” of stopping to spea

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The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) and several of its members will be part of a 9,000-strong crowd that will sleep in the cold for one night in Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens in aid of Social Bite’s Sleep in the Park. The mission of the event is to create a movement to er

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