Homelessness

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Businesses in Edinburgh city centre are to help fund police officers and charity workers to address issues of homelessness and begging in the area. Essential Edinburgh, the organisation which runs the city’s central Business Improvement District (BID), said the investment will go towards a multi-a

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A part of Byres Road in Glasgow is getting a makeover as it becomes a runway for a charity fashion show for each of the next three Saturdays. The Boutique by Shelter Scotland charity shop is hosting the events during the Westend Festival to showcase the designer and high quality items on sale.

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As part of Global Sharing Week, staff at homeless charity Bethany Christian Trust hosted a banquet dinner for those less fortunate in Glasgow. The event took place this week at Street Connect Hub and was run in partnership with Street Connect, a Glasgow-based charity that works to help marginalised

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Dundee homeless charity, the Eagles Wings Trust, is searching for new accommodation after discovering it will have to vacate the former Elim Pentecostal Church. The charity, which has operated out of the church for free for five years, will need to find a new home within three months.

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Investigative journalism platform The Ferret has revealed that its second crowdfunded investigation will be into housing and homelessness and is holding two meetings next week for input from the public and stakeholders. The subject for the exploration was selected after it topped a recent reader pol

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Positive Action in Housing has welcomed a Holyrood committee’s report which found insecure immigration status to be a key aggravating factor leading to destitution. The equality and human rights committee’s report recognised the huge challenges facing people seeking safety in Scotland, stating t

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MSPs are calling for a national strategy to alleviate the situation of hundreds of people with insecure immigration status in Scotland from becoming destitute. Destitution is defined as not having adequate accommodation, or a way of finding it, or being unable to meet essential living needs. The sit

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A Glasgow homeless support team and the people they support, collectively known as Portman Peddlers, cycled the 558 miles between Glasgow and Paris to raise money for a Scottish care charity last week.

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Supporters of Bethany Christian Trust put themselves to the test by zip sliding across the Clyde to raise support for people who are homeless in Scotland. Despite the typical Scottish weather on the day, the daring individuals still managed to raise over £1700 for the homeless charity.

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Ashleigh Day, assistant estimator at Esh Border Construction, with Fresh Start operations manager, Stewart Ferguson Esh Border Construction is helping deliver a fresh start for people in need in Edinburgh after handing a homeless organisation a vital bursary boost.

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Housing and homelessness charity Shelter Scotland has hit out at the “shameful” numbers of rough sleepers dying on the streets of Glasgow after new figures revealed that four homeless people are dying every month in the city. Figures obtained by the Sunday Herald from Glasgow City Council via fr

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