Homelessness

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A hostel for homeless people in Edinburgh has been given the highest grading of Excellent following a recent unannounced inspection by the Care Inspectorate. Dunedin Canmore’s Harbour Hostel was given the rating for 5 out of 6 Quality Statements inspected against, with the 6th receiving a Very Goo

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A charitable Scottish sandwich business which employs people who were previously homeless has opened its fifth shop in the country. Social Bite, which donates all its profits to good causes, has pledged to support Aberdeen’s homeless community after the doors opened at the latest outlet on the cit

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Deirdre Brock MP (for Edinburgh North and Leith), with Rock Trust chief executive Kate Polson (fifth from left) and charity champions from participating company Tesco (Edinburgh Broughton Road branch) Connor Blus, Susan Devine, Anna Muir and June McCoach Hundreds of people from across central Scotla

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Photo credit: Paul Bence While watching the Homeless World Cup matches taking place in Amsterdam this week, it is easy to forget that the players come from challenging environments. Often they face problems with substance abuse, violence and homelessness. The smiles on the pitch not only represent a

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A new report on the link between homelessness and re-offending has called for housing to be made a priority in the forthcoming National Strategy for Community Justice in Scotland. Shelter Scotland’s ‘Preventing Homelessness and Reducing Re-Offending’ report was the centrepiece of an event at t

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John Blackwood Tax changes from the UK government could result in an increase in private rents and leave tenants facing homelessness, the Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) has warned.

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A Scottish sandwich business with a social conscience, which has taken on the high street chains to compete in the lunchtime market, has become a catering supplier to Castle Rock Edinvar.

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A Moray Council committee has approved a draft homelessness strategy for the next three years, which will now be put to consultation among the community. The document sets out how the council and its partners will continue to work together to prevent and alleviate homelessness.

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New Welsh legislation aimed at preventing homelessness has been welcomed in research released today by homelessness charity Crisis. However, the report warns that welfare reforms and cuts introduced by the UK government risk undermining any progress achieved, while the Renting Homes (Wales) Bill cur

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The developer behind plans to turn a former pub into a homeless hostel has insisted it will carry on with the project after Glasgow City Council revealed it would not refer people to the service. It is understood Dundas Heritable Ltd was hoping the local authority would provide placements at the pro

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(from left) Wheatley Group’s David Fletcher, resident David Allan, deputy manager Sharon Taylor, resident Paul McManus and Mackenzie’s Robbie MacLean in the new garden Residents at a Loretto Care facility in Grangemouth are enjoying their new sensory garden.

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Despite the introduction of some of the most progressive homelessness legislation in the world, less than half of single homeless people in Scotland are found accommodation when they ask for help, according to a new report by homelessness charity Crisis. The findings, from Single homelessness in Sco

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