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(from left) Ewan Sinclair of WorkingRite and the Langstane social justice team: Susan Penley, Monica Aires and Billy Gilles (David Campbell not pictured) Staff from Langstane Housing Association’s social justice team, together with a like-minded colleague from WorkingRite, will join 12,000 other p

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Vulnerable people with complex needs who need help to get into settled accommodation are to be supported by funding of up to £6.5 million, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced. Along with homeless charity Social Bite, local authorities, third sector and housing providers the Scottish Govern

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Frightened Rabbit on stage at last year's event Sleep in the Park organisers Social Bite and Unique Events have unveiled more details of the event which hopes to see 12,000 people sleep-out in four cities around Scotland in December and raise £6 million.

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Josh Littlejohn MBE launching last year's sleep out event Five projects that will aim to help hundreds of homeless people across five cities in Scotland off the streets and into a secure tenancy with support have been awarded the first wave of support from the Housing First Scotland Fund.

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A total of 45 different homeless charities throughout Scotland are to share £100,000 of funding thanks to a number of donations made by Social Bite. In order to decide which organisations to give to, the social enterprise held a series of focus groups in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Dundee with

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Sir Bob Geldof addressed the crowd during last year's event Charity Social Bite has announced a return of its mass sleep out to aid efforts to prevent homelessness with events in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Dundee in December.

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Scotland is in the spotlight today as nearly 250 people gather at the Albert Halls in Stirling for the Housing First Scotland conference. To be opened by Kevin Stewart MSP, minister for local government and housing, the day will hear how Scotland has now placed Housing First firmly at the heart of a

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A wide range of recommendations published last week to tackle homelessness were approved by the City of Edinburgh Council yesterday. In a report to the local authority’s housing and economy committee the cross-party homelessness task force recommended a number of bold outcomes, which when impl

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The number of homeless households in hostel accommodation in Scotland has increased by 43% since 2010, a new report has found. The study into local authorities’ use of temporary accommodation revealed that close to a third of homeless households are temporarily housed in either B&B or hostel a

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Social enterprise Social Bite has officially launched its village in Edinburgh which aims to tackle homelessness by providing a safe living environment for around 20 people per year. Developed on vacant land in Granton, the Social Bite Village is made up of 11 two-bedroom nest houses intended to pro

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