Homelessness

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Paul Hilton, CEO at ESPC, with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon this morning The CEOs of businesses across Scotland took to the streets last night to join a host of influential people sleeping out to raise money to build a homeless village in Edinburgh.

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Volunteers, charities and businesses in Dundee have been offering their help to the city’s rough sleepers in the run up to Christmas. Young volunteers teamed up with charity Taught By Muhammad to help cook a three course meal for both homeless and socially isolated people in Dundee’s Menzieshill

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Homeless people are increasingly being forced out of public spaces by hostile measures such as spikes, curved or segregated benches and deliberate noise pollution, a study has revealed. In new research conducted by Crisis, over 450 people were surveyed in homelessness services across England and Wal

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Veterinary students and staff at the University of Edinburgh’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies have launched a festive initiative to help vulnerable people and their animals this Christmas. The team is offering back packs filled with supplies such as warm winter clothes, first aid materi

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Charitable Rangers fans have raised more than £52,000 following a series of sleep-outs to try combat homelessness. About 200 supporters braved the cold and slept out overnight on the technical area at Ibrox Stadium in three events in November to raise money for the club’s charity foundation.

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(from left) Jim Ward, construction director, BAM Construction Ltd; Joe Connolly, chief executive officer, Ypeople; Bruce Dickson, regional director for Scotland, BAM Construction; Sarah Wilson, marketing manager, CMS Window Systems; Robin Wallace, operations and business manager, Ypeople Window, doo

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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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