(from left) Joe Doherty, John Anderson, Rt Hon. Tricia Marwick, Lawrie West, Elisabeth Cranfield Homelessness charity Frontline Fife welcomed the Rt Hon. Tricia Marwick as its new patron at its 2016 AGM and Lawrie West as its new chair.
Moray Hunter Over 500 sleeping bags are being sought by a Scots homelessness charity as part of a wider appeal urging the general public to donate rucksacks and handbags full of essential items, such as food, clothes and toiletries.
More than 30 staff from Aberdeen Asset Management who swapped their home comforts for a night exposed to the elements have helped young apprenticeship colleagues smash a £10,000 fundraising target. Just four weeks into their six week money raising mission and the five-strong team of apprentices hav
A Glasgow pop-up restaurant has asked its customers to turn up with the intention of deliberately leaving their coats behind to donate to a good cause. Homelessness charity Simon Community Scotland has launched an appeal urging members of the public to donate rucksacks and handbags stuffed with esse
Scottish charity the Rock Trust saw 100 people leave their comfy beds and brave the cold on Friday for its annual Sleep Out at Edinburgh’s Festival Square. The Sleep Out aims to raise funds to support young people across Scotland who are homeless or at risk of being homeless. It is the charity’s
Glasgow Homelessness Network is to receive a share of a new £150,000 fund to help homeless people - or those at risk of homelessness - to rent a home. The Help-To-Rent funding programme has been commissioned by Crisis, the national charity for homeless people, and will support the five projects to
A project which targets some of Glasgow’s most vulnerable citizens who need urgent intervention because they are sleeping rough or at risk of homelessness is successfully helping people in times of crisis, a report has revealed. The ‘Homelessness Rights Hubs’, a joint initiative between Glasgo
Councils in England have told people to sleep rough in order to access the relevant support, new research from homelessness charity St Mungo’s has revealed. Shedding light on the dangers of sleeping on the streets for those who experience it on a daily basis, the charity’s report, Nowhere safe t
(from left) Diners George Watson, Stewart Rosie and Gary Baker with Layla Gassabi of Maison Bleue restaurants Homeless people in Edinburgh have been treated to a fine dining meal at a chic new restaurant for the first time.
Crisis is inviting potential employers, businesses and organisations to an event in Edinburgh today to mark World Homelessness Day. The national charity for homeless people, in association with the International Network of Street Papers, is hosting a range of talks, with a key note speech from found