Homelessness

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A local authority in England has been criticised for its policy of buying one-way train tickets for homeless people to move them out the area. Bournemouth Borough Council said it has spent £500 so far on train tickets for nine people to leave as part of a new £200,000 strategy using “assertive t

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Blochairn Housing Association director, Michael Carberry, joined 40 other volunteers to sleep rough last month to raise funds to help vulnerable, homeless people in Glasgow. Held by the Marie Trust, the ‘sleep rough night’ took place in Skypark’s car park with every penny raised helping to mai

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Dundee has been confirmed as the host of the country’s first gig to battle homelessness. The Musicians Against Homelessness event aims to raise funds for the homeless charity Crisis and boost up-and-coming bands with a marathon 12-hour show, The Courier has reported.

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The Muslim community in Aberdeen is to hand out freshly-cooked Asian meals to help the city's homeless or anyone suffering hardship. Community organisation Aberdeen Muslims has been planning Foodbox after an earlier partnership with Aberdeen Cyrenians raised more than £5,000 for homeless people.

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Some of the cycle challenge entrants Cycling enthusiasts from across Scotland are set to descend on Kelso to take on the gruelling challenge of cycling either 50 or 100 miles to raise money to help homeless and badly housed people in Scotland.

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STV has been announced as the home broadcaster of the 2016 Homeless World Cup which comes to Glasgow in July. As part of the television company’s coverage, its city channels, STV Glasgow and STV Edinburgh will show live matches daily, direct from the city’s George Square. Viewers will also get t

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(from left) Thomas Ross, Jenna McGhie, Amy Graham, Catherine Lavery, fundraiser for The Marie Trust, Lauren Sallows, Angela Robertson and Tom Fallon The Marie Trust has hailed the success of its first sleep rough night which raised £4,000 for vital Day Centre services with every penny used to help

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Thousands of Scots are being pushed into poverty and homelessness because of higher private rental costs as a direct result of failures to protect the country’s social housing stock, a think tank has found. While Scotland had almost one million social rental homes in 1990, the report by the Scotla

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A new initiative offering formerly homeless people the chance to volunteer at the 2016 Homeless World Cup has scored a Big Lottery Fund grant of £343,353. Aiming to create a lasting legacy from July’s Homeless World Cup, the Glasgow Life led project will recruit and train 200 people to volunteer

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Residents of Edinburgh's Old Town have leapt to the defence of local homeless people amid fears a health clinic could close to make way for a new hotel and leisure development. The Cowgate Clinic, officially known as the Edinburgh Access Initiative, has provided health services for the city’s home

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The housing support service provided by Perth & Kinross Council has been praised in a report from the Care Inspectorate following an unannounced inspection in March. All three areas assessed by the inspector, quality of care and support, quality of staffing and quality of management and leadersh

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