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Santa on the street

 
December 9th 2010
 


A former rough sleeper is spreading seasonal cheer to homeless people in Croydon.

Chris Collins is collecting toiletries, radios, old phones and warm clothes from residents of the South London borough, which he'll then hand out to those on the street every Thursday up until 25 December. Thirty-nine-year-old Mr Collins, who is looking for volunteers to help him in the evenings, decided to do this having been homeless himself in 2007.

If you can help with time or donations email him.

 
 
 

December 2010

 

Contents

Redefining the homeless

Scotland's Housing Bill is now law

Homeless services funding under threat in London

Councils call for fairer funding

Disease hits Canada's homeless

Cut for revenge?

Pressure against squatters increases

Folding housing

Homeless checkout

£6m employment academy for homeless

Poncho continues

Santa on the street

Canadian police found guilty of misconduct to homeless

Bumfighter turns life around

Faith in humanity

Diners and guests donate

Channel 4 slammed over scenes of teenage heroin use

Escalating demand for beds in Aberdeen

UK Housing Minister looks to Scottish example with squatters

Housing Bill heralded as a victory

New initiative to fund homeless accommodation

Trump tightens grip on Aberdeenshire land

BCC deny charging homeless for B&B

As the mercury drops...

The Insatiable Moon

Pounding The Pavement(s)

Gatekeeping at BCC

Heroin 'drought' alert

Vocal critic

Bite the hand?

Street Shield 19: The answers!

 

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