Homelessness

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Rough sleepers who have chosen to avoid Glasgow city centre are to be supported by a charity whose volunteers will be able to reach them by bicycle. The Street Cycles team, run by Simon Community Scotland, are being kitted out with bikes to allow them to help more people, more often, and further out

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The High Court in Ireland has upheld a council’s finding that a woman and child were not homeless since they had accommodation outside of the local authority’s jurisdiction. Ms Peggi Tee, a Malaysian woman who moved to Ireland with her daughter, an Irish citizen, had her application for emergenc

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A sharp increase of homelessness across England, which is costing the public purse more than £1 billion a year, is “likely to have been driven” by the government's welfare reforms, according to a damning report by the National Audit Office (NAO). The government spending watchdog said that homel

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Homelessness agencies could be asked to fill in a gap in the services provided by Fife Council as the local authority faces up to the “significant challenges” of increased demand and continued welfare reforms. The Courier has reported that the number of hostels under local authority management c

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Homelessness charity Glasgow City Mission is calling for people who have had links with the charity to come forward and share their stories as part of Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival. The charity has been faithfully serving those most in need in Glasgow since 1826 – indeed, it is the world’s ol

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Drygate Glasgow is holding a special event this month to raise money for homeless charities in our city. Musicians Against Homelessness will play a special gig at the venue on September 16 to provide funds for Crisis UK, as well as local homeless charity Simon Community Scotland.

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People who have lived through homelessness, including some who still don’t have a permanent home, are to offer advice and support to others thanks to new funding for an innovative project in Dundee. The ‘Time for Change’ volunteers will be trained by housing and homelessness charity Shelter Sc

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Far From Fixed campaigners in Edinburgh Shelter Scotland’s Fiona King on the housing wins within this week’s Programme for Government.

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Scottish Housing News’ very own editor Kieran Findlay is sleeping out to raise money for Social Bite’s mission to help eradicate homelessness in Scotland within five years. Launched last month by Social Bite co-founder Josh Littlejohn MBE, Sleep in the Park will see 9,000 people to sleep rough i

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The Scottish Government has pledged to establish an expert group together with a £50 million fund with the aim of eradicating homelessness for good. Announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon as she delivered her Programme for Government for 2017/18 to the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday, the ‘En

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