Scottish Housing News’ very own editor Kieran Findlay is sleeping out to raise money for Social Bite’s mission to help eradicate homelessness in Scotland within five years. Launched last month by Social Bite co-founder Josh Littlejohn MBE, Sleep in the Park will see 9,000 people to sleep rough i
Josh Littlejohn MBE launches Sleep in the Park Thousands of participants have been invited to the world’s largest ever sleep-out event in Edinburgh city centre with the aim of raising £4 million and catalyse a movement to eradicate homelessness in Scotland within five years.
The prototype of a home which will be built in a new Social Bite village for the homeless in Edinburgh is on show in St Andrews Square during the Edinburgh Festival. The home was designed by architect Jonathan Avery from Tiny House Scotland, which builds environmentally friendly micro-houses designe
(from left) Kevin Stewart MSP; Matt Stevenson, managing director, Carbon Dynamic; Lucy Fraser, head of innovation, Albyn Housing Society and Professor Angus JM Watson, director of research, development at NHS Highland Modular housing pioneer Carbon Dynamic welcomed minister for local government and
Josh Littlejohn outside the new project for Social Bite The houses for Social Bite’s new village are now under construction with members of Edinburgh’s homeless community expected to be onsite before Christmas this year, Social Bite co-founder, Josh Littlejohn MBE, confirmed today.
A sponsored sleep-out by CEOs of businesses across Scotland has raised over £500,000 to build accommodation for the homeless. More than 250 Scots from politics, business and sport, including Sir Chris Hoy, braved the elements to camp out overnight in Edinburgh’s Charlotte Square on December 15.
Josh Littlejohn delivering winter aid packages to refugees in Lesbos last year The entrepreneur who set up the Social Bite sandwich chain which helps the homeless has received an MBE in the New Year’s Honours list.
Paul Hilton, CEO at ESPC, with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon this morning The CEOs of businesses across Scotland took to the streets last night to join a host of influential people sleeping out to raise money to build a homeless village in Edinburgh.
John MacMillan Armed with only a sleeping bag each, John MacMillan, MacRoberts managing partner and Laura Wilson, the firm’s marketing director will brave a cold December night to help raise vital funds for some of Scotland’s most vulnerable people.
The team behind Social Bite is working with EDI Group, City of Edinburgh Council and other homelessness charities on Scotland's first homeless village. The social enterprise hopes to raise £500,000 by Christmas to build 10 purpose-built homes in Granton by next summer, which will house up to 20 hom
Leonardo DiCaprio meets formerly homeless staff from the new Social Bite restaurant, Home Oscar winning actor and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio visited a new restaurant in Edinburgh yesterday which was set up to provide food, training and employment opportunities for homeless people in Scotland