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  December 11th 2012


  London mayor’s target to end homelessness by the end of 2012 has failed – but some progress is being made. ...

 
  July 22nd 2012

New rules could soon make it easier for homeless people to open a bank account

  New rules could soon make it easier for homeless people or those on low incomes to open a bank account. Access to banki...

 
  July 17th 2012

The No Second Night Out scheme opens in west London

  The No Second Night Out scheme has opened a shiny new hub in west London, building on the success of its Islington 'supe...

 
  October 6th 2011

 New guidelines have been released for tackling drug use in hostels

  Small, inexpensive changes to the way hostels and shelters are run could make a real difference to residents trying to g...

 
  September 16th 2011

 Scheme gets £20m cash for expansion

  The No Second Night Out scheme has received a £20m boost to roll out across England. Just four months into the pi...

 
  September 16th 2011

Role model’s seventy-mile ‘stroll’ is now an hour-long documentary

  Homeless man Peter Pickles walked 70 miles from Islington to Kent in a bid raise money for charity (as covered by this p...

 
  July 7th 2011

Councillor predicts greater pressure on housing as numbers are expected to rise further

  An increasing number of people, as seen across the UK (see ‘Rise in homelessness recorded’), are sleeping ro...

 
  July 7th 2011

Magazine to be produced by Rich List publisher

  The Big Issue has revealed a raft of changes at the magazine including outsourcing services to Dennis Publishing and cre...

 
  June 8th 2011

Red Cross aims to train at least 500 homeless first aiders

  More than 150 homeless people have been trained in first aid as part of a Red Cross scheme to have “a first aider ...

 
  June 8th 2011

NSNO is creating a two-tier homeless hierarchy, say critics

  The No Second Night Out (NSNO) scheme and its “homeless hub” have been accused of creating a “two-tier...

 
  May 12th 2011

No Second Night Out is working, claim organisers

The Mayor of London’s new homeless Hub saw more than 40 referrals in the weeks following its launch on 1 April, organise...

 
  May 12th 2011

A new version of the controversial iPhone app has been released

A new version of the controversial iPhone app that allows users to care for a “virtual homeless person” has been r...

 
  March 10th 2011

At least five new shelters opened this winter

At least five new cold weather shelters opened up across the country this winter, following a drive by charity Housing Justice...

 
  March 10th 2011

How one woman went from sleeping rough to graduating from one of America‘s top universities

Liz Murray's book, Breaking Night, tells the remarkable story of how she went from sleeping rough to graduating from one of Am...

 
  February 11th 2011

The number of rough sleepers in London is rising rapidly

A worrying trend that has seen the number of rough sleepers increase in London over the last 12 months is set to continue - an...

 
  December 9th 2010

Homeless funding is unfairly distributed, say some London councils

London councils have called on the government to end the "unfair" allocation of homeless funding in the capital. En...

 
  December 9th 2010

Supermarket giant Morrisons plans to create 1,000 new jobs over the next three years

Supermarket giant Morrisons plans to create 1,000 new jobs for homeless and vulnerable people over the next three years. The ...

 
  November 2nd 2010

The axe will fall, but it‘s not yet clear where

Homeless charities have been bracing themselves for budget cuts ahead of the government's Comprehensive Spending Review on 20 ...

 
  November 2nd 2010

Trained homeless guides offer a different view of the capital

Homeless people are offering tourists an alternative view of London with guided tours around Old Street and London Bridge. Th...

 
  November 2nd 2010

Music project will raise money to help street kids in Latin America

A punk music project is helping to raise money for street children in Latin America with a series of gigs around the UK. Punk...

 
  September 30th 2010

Celebs to be paid 20 grand to welcome a homeless person into their home for three weeks

Homeless people will move into celebrities' homes for three weeks as part of a new reality TV show. The ITV show, called Home i...

 
  September 30th 2010

Peterborough rough sleeper‘s name goes up in lights

A homeless man who spent 10 years living in a Peterborough bus shelter has been immortalised in a new play about his life. Scot...

 
  September 30th 2010

Nine homeless men and women on a four-day trip around the coast

A group of homeless people have been given the chance to experience the "voyage of a lifetime" with sail training ch...

 
  September 8th 2010

The charity needs to expand to cater for their large number of users

The Simon Community in London is looking for a second venue to run its popular street café, after its original location o...

 
  September 8th 2010

A tip worker has told how he found the body of rough sleeper in a waste crusher

A tip worker has told how he found the body of rough sleeper Stefan Tomkins, who died after being trapped and killed in a waste ...

 
  July 3rd 2010

Concern about ‘antisocial behaviour‘ rises in the run-up to the Rugby World Cup

Auckland City Council has voted to extend a ban on rough sleeping in the run-up to the Rugby World Cup. Under the city's Hom...

 
  February 11th 2010

Facilities revamped to ensure everyone has right to access of information

A number of American libraries are embracing the homeless by hosting social service agencies, providing IT tutors and even red...

 
 

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