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When Naomi is not clocking up air miles (read her travel blog), she writes on homelessness, alternative remedies, health and fitness, and what local/national governments are up to. She has worked for TP, Reel Rebels Radio, Hackney Gazette, TTR and C22.

 
  September 26th 2009

Levels of homelessness in rural Wales trebles in seven years, say Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Almost twice as many Welsh people sleep rough in rural areas as do in urban zones, new research has found. The research, carr...

 
  May 24th 2009

Six rough sleepers are remanded for the murder of Tomasz Bundyra in Waterloo

Six rough sleepers have been charged with the murder of a fellow homeless man whose body was found in a disused office block. ...

 
  May 24th 2009

The hostel owner denies claims it is to close its Aldgate hostel and change Victoria‘s

Homeless organisation and hostel owner Look Ahead has declined to comment on claims that the organisation is closing down Aldgat...

 
  May 24th 2009

Homeless Utility Vehicle is trialled in Ann Arbor, Michigan

A personal shelter in the form of a vehicle that can be used by rough sleepers, is being profiled in America. The manual four...

 
  May 24th 2009

Working families are the new face of homelessness in parts of America, says Partnering for Change

Workers in the US are being forced to seek support from homeless services as the recession continues to bite and redundancies gr...

 
  May 24th 2009

City rough sleepers to be helped off the streets via a unique "individual budget" scheme

Rough sleepers in the City of London are to be helped off the streets via a unique "individual budget" scheme launched this mont...

 
  May 23rd 2009

Two men were ‘proud‘ of what they did, jury is told

Two men were convicted on 16th September for the murder of a homeless man in Kent. Alan Parker, 44, died from multiple injuri...

 
  May 23rd 2009

Ridgeview, in London Colney, will be torn down and replaced with state-of-the-art temporary accommodation

A hostel in Hertfordshire will be closed down next year and be replaced with up-todate temporary housing by St Albans District C...

 
  May 23rd 2009

Annual service in memory of those who have died on the streets to take place on 6 November

An event to celebrate the lives of the London's homeless people that died in the last year will take place this month. The Co...

 
  May 23rd 2009

Help us by putting up homeless youngsters, asks Teesside charity

A homeless charity this month called for potential hosts willing to offer homeless youngsters on Teesside a bed for the night to...

 
  May 23rd 2009

Phone company‘s charity will donate to strengthen Homeless World Cup Foundation infrastructure

The credit crunch may be forcing several businesses worldwide to tighten their purse strings but an organisation's hefty donatio...

 
  May 23rd 2009

Supermarket expresses "regret" for pouring poisoning discarded food to discourage freegans

The budget supermarket has expressed "regret" after workers at one of its Swedish stores contaminated discarded food in a bid to...

 
  May 23rd 2009

Welsh charity Adref anticipates an increase in repossessions will increase demand for its services

A charity in Wales is expecting demand for its services to rocket if more people become homeless as the recession kicks in. D...

 
  May 23rd 2009

Coroner records a verdict of suicide after a local homeless plunged off Beachy Head

A member of a Sussex suicide prevention charity tried to talk a local homeless man out of committing suicide but failed to convi...

 
  May 23rd 2009

The homeless charity denies a violent incident at one of its Christmas venues

Crisis has quashed rumours that a violent incident took place at one venue during its Crisis Christmas, London, in which police ...

 
  May 23rd 2009

The ACLU accuses Laguna Beach of harassing the chi-chi resort‘s homeless people

An exclusive coastal town in California, USA, has been hit with a lawsuit for allegedly hounding its homeless residents. The ...

 
  May 22nd 2009

Household Cavalry stresses the importance of team-building and cooperation

Centrepoint has teamed up with senior regiments of the Army to help to teach young rough sleepers how to work well in a team. ...

 
  May 22nd 2009

Liverpool now has accommodation for up to 70 homeless people

The Earl of Derby recently opened the Liverpool YMCA after its £5m reconstruction. With 40 en suite rooms and 30 self-...

 
  May 22nd 2009

Numbers of people in temporary accommodation soars, government figures reveal

Thousands of homeless people in the UK are trapped in temporary accommodation as social housing has become increasingly scarce, ...

 
  May 22nd 2009

The 3.5 million Americans who use homeless services will be able to help elect their new president

The number of homeless votes in the US is expected to have a substantial influence on the country's forthcoming presidential ele...

 
  May 22nd 2009

Santa Barbara charity launches a safe parking programme for the city‘s "vehicle vagabonds"

An increasing number of working homeowners in Santa Barbara, California, are having to live in their vehicles after losing their...

 
  May 22nd 2009

A tenner for a box, and the money goes to Shelter...

A designer who auctioned a cardboard box on eBay in aid of homeless charity Shelter has raised £10.49. Spike Clark cre...

 
  May 21st 2009

Open commissions could lead to readers being sidelined and forgotten

Healthcare professionals have voiced concerns about the future of financial support for homeless health services, fearing open c...

 
  May 21st 2009

The Philadelphia running club‘s homeless members have lost weight, quit smoking and become more energetic

The marathon has come and gone for this year, but London could still see people in training, if the capital follows a lead from ...

 
  May 21st 2009

America‘s low-income working families are having to join the homeless community in queuing up for food at soup kitchens

America's working families with basic incomes are having to join the homeless community in queuing up for food at soup kitchens ...

 
  May 21st 2009

Hampshire man moved on after the local council obtains a county court order

A rough sleeper who found refuge in a multi-storey Hampshire car park has been moved on by Eastleigh Borough Council. The ho...

 
  May 18th 2009

Nationwide search for homeless footballers for the international tournament

Footballers who have recently experienced homelessness are being sought nationwide for the Homeless World Cup 2008. Trials fo...

 
  May 18th 2009

The Scandinavian furniture giant hopes to help first-time buyers onto the housing ladder

Those who feel that the housing market has trapped them where they are might look to Ikea in the future. The Scandinavian furnit...

 
  May 18th 2009

Initiative to improve healthcare workers‘ training and harness their commitment to homeless patients

Almost two-thirds of nurses working with homeless people lack proper training, the Queen's Nursing Institute (QNI) announced dur...

 
  May 18th 2009

New York-based guerrilla marketing firm uses homeless people in its "socially responsible campaign"

Guerrilla adverts aiming to draw attention to rough sleepers have been spotted in and around Europe, the US and even as far as I...

 
  May 18th 2009

Joint venture praised for its role in reducing ex-service homelessness

The number of ex-servicemen and women living on the streets has fallen, a study has revealed, with the most recent research stat...

 
  May 18th 2009

Festival uses the arts to bring people, homeless and otherwise, together

It may have seemed like just a festival, but the organisers of Ten Feet Away had high expectations for this event. First set up ...

 
 

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