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Emdad is a Londoner born and bred. He is passionate about origami, football and homelessness, though not in that particular order...

 
  July 30th 2015

Merseyside charity has ambitious plans to support its companions

Emmaus Merseyside, a charity working to end homelessness, is calling on kind-hearted locals and businesses to support its &lsquo...

 
  April 18th 2015

The Pavement's guide to getting your voice heard

Being homeless is not an issue when exercising one’s right to vote at elections, but many homeless people are deterred bec...

 
  December 3rd 2014

A planned 10-day strike by workers at a homeless charity was called off after an 11th-hour settlement

A planned 10-day strike by workers at the homeless charity was called off after an eleventh-hour settlement was agreed between t...

 
  December 2nd 2014

One of the biggest problems for homeless dog owners is the lack of dog-friendly accommodation

"One of the biggest problems for homeless dog owners is the lack of dog-friendly accommodation,” says Lynsey Alston, ...

 
  October 7th 2014

Do they really bring criminality, antisocial behaviour and filth in their wake, or are they a necessity for people without a safety net?

Some see soup runs as a good thing. Others claim giving people handouts keeps them homeless, damaging their health and life chan...

 
  September 1st 2014

UK government has committed to reconsider its policy of imposing sanctions on thousands of people receiving benefits

UK government has committed to reconsider its policy of imposing sanctions on thousands of people receiving benefits. The move ...

 
  July 10th 2014

The UK government’s ‘Help to Work’ scheme has been boycotted by 300 organisations

The UK government’s workfare programme – the so-called ‘Help to Work’ scheme which forces unemployed peo...

 
  June 6th 2014

Inquiry will shine a light on how badly things can go wrong...

A special fact-finding inquiry has been launched by Healthwatch England in order to shine a light on how badly things can go wro...

 
  June 5th 2014

New project tackles challenges faced by young people resulting from family relationship breakdown

A project which works to help prevent young runaways from becoming homeless in Tayside and Fife could be rolled out across Scotl...

 
 

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