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Features

 
 
September/October 2017
Raynor Winn met ex-offenders who went walking and found it saved their lives
 
 
September/October 2017
Surviving and thriving inside, by someone who's done just that
 
 
September/October 2017
Cheryl has spent the last 10 years in and out of Scotland’s main women’s prison
 
 
September/October 2017
The prison population of England and Wales rose by about 90 per cent between 1990 and 2016
 
 
July/August 2017
Photography and theatre can change homeless people's lives
 
 
July/August 2017
Homeless people will continue to be hospitalised from taking legal highs unless the government deals with the chronic shortage of housing
 

News

 
 
September/October 2017
Why do so many people end up homeless after leaving prison?
 
 
September/October 2017
The British sculptor who created the iconic Angel of the North has curated a major exhibition of the work of prison artists
 
 
September/October 2017
We round up some of the information that's come our way over the last few weeks
 
 
September/October 2017
Murder and suicide in prisons are at a 25-year high, and assaults 27 per cent up
 
 
July/August 2017
Oxford City Council has agreed to consider opening public buildings to homeless people
 
 
July/August 2017
There are fears that fentanyl is endangering lives in the UK
 

Opinion

 
 
July/August 2017
When Raynor Winn and her husband found themselves homeless, they set off to live in the wild. They were far from alone.
 
 
October/November 2016
Getting creative is essential for the soul and helps us move on with life, says Mat Amp.
 
 
Jan/Feb 2016
How do you nourish your soul when you’re homeless, asks Mat Amp, who’s been there and done that
 

Information

 
 
September/October 2017
Lung health can be a big issue for homeless people...
 
 
July/August 2017
Groundswell spoke to over 260 people experiencing homelessness about their dental health. There are problems...
 
 
December 2016/January 2017
Doctors must stop turning away homeless people who need healthcare.
 

Letters

 
 
July/August 2015
A reader calls us out on an article.
 
 
March 2015
Being treated with love and respect is important
 
 
December 2014
A reader responds to last month's article about the new antisocial behaviour act
 

October 2011

 

Contents

A portrait of a Very Big Issue

Supporting those who need it most

Can you stop to make a difference?

SIFA to celebrate new home

Wolverhampton visionary in the US

Mapping DZs

Carrying a torch

Drugs and hostels

Homeless people victims of slave trade

Men caught napping in coffins

Suspected meth factory in hostel

Guide in New York

New design keeps street sleepers warm

Rough sleepers mugged

Brighton re-count reveals rising number of rough sleepers

Dawn sweeps tackle street sleepers

Poor service at Centrepoint hostel

Scotland celebrates World Cup win

Here’s a pledge we made earlier

Scottish charity launches suicide prevention plan

Homeless hostel - owned by billionaires - closes

Street Shield 24: Street Shield and Popstar are at a soup run

 

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