Shelter Scotland

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(from left) Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope, Eilidh Whiteford MP and Keith Anderson, chair of CIH Scotland Scottish parliamentarians from the House of Commons and House of Lords joined representatives from the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Scotland for a special Scottish housing reception at the Pa

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Fiona Burnett with the blanket A charity shop volunteer from Prestwick who knitted almost 700 blankets to raise money to help homeless and badly housed people is urging local people to get involved with a community knitting project.

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Margaret Burgess The Scottish Government has surpassed its target of delivering 30,000 affordable homes in this parliamentary term thanks to a 10 per cent increase in the number of social sector homes completed in the past year, new figures have revealed.

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Celebrity Gok Wan has called on members of the public to ‘get yer baffies oot’ in a bid to raise money for Shelter Scotland to help homeless and badly housed children and their families. According to the charity, 100,000 children across Britain – almost 5,000 of them in Scotland – will go to

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Paul Bradley Our society is facing major challenges in responding to the consequences of a housing crisis with poor quality housing coupled with a serious lack of affordable housing damaging the health and life chances of thousands of people in Scotland.

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A collection of photographs documenting Scotland’s slums is returning to Glasgow – almost 50 years after they were taken in the city. Starting with a month-long stretch at Maryhill Burgh Halls - situated just a stone’s throw away from where some of the images were taken - Glasgow will be the f

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Fiona King A second Scottish Parliament debate on housing in the space of 3 months shows just how much housing is working its way up the political agenda.

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Jenny Love The 17th November saw the 100th anniversary of the Glasgow Rent Strikes. In this blog, Shelter Scotland’s Housing Adviser, Jenny Love, tells us about the woman behind it – housing campaigner, Mary Barbour.

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Amanda Collins from Shelter Scotland on this year’s Social Media Santa campaign It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Or at least it will be soon. With Christmas offers starting to appear in the shops, and memes on Facebook telling us how few Fridays are left before the big day, our attentio

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A search has begun to find the children and their families featured in iconic photographs of Scotland’s tenement slums. The collection of photographs, taken 45 years ago by Nick Hedges for housing and homelessness charity Shelter, depict the lives of families living in cold, damp and often dangero

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Shelter Scotland helps over half a million people every year who are struggling with bad housing or homelessness, but we’re always looking to do more to make sure that people know they’re not alone in the fight against bad housing and homelessness. Many people across Scotland can’t, or for a v

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Volunteer Neale Bothwell and shop manager Kylie Cooney wear some of the donations made to Shelter Scotland shop An Aberdeen charity shop has joined the ranks of high-fashion retailers in the city after a generous mystery donor handed over designer clothes worth thousands of pounds.

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