#Rough Sleeping

  • Article: There's a 195-Year-Old Law That Makes Rough Sleeping Illegal, But This Group Wants to Scrap It
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    There's a 195-Year-Old Law That Makes Rough Sleeping Illegal, But This Group Wants to Scrap It

    By Helen Lock|June 19, 2019

    Homelessness charity Crisis says the Vagrancy Act deters people who are homeless seeking help. Read more

  • Article: Why Cardboard Gravestones Are Appearing in Bristol
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    Why Cardboard Gravestones Are Appearing in Bristol

    By Helen Lock|May 29, 2019

    “He died in this doorway as shoppers walked by.” Read more

  • Article: Brexit Threatens Mayhem for Homeless Europeans Who Call Britain Home
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    Brexit Threatens Mayhem for Homeless Europeans Who Call Britain Home

    April 10, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The threat of deportation or detention looms over homeless Europeans in the UK. Read more

  • Article: Pret a Manger Is Opening a Hostel for Homeless People in London
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    Pret a Manger Is Opening a Hostel for Homeless People in London

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 8, 2019

    It’s a “first for the food industry in the UK.” Read more

  • Article: 'Damning' Rise in London Rough Sleepers Despite Fall Across England
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    'Damning' Rise in London Rough Sleepers Despite Fall Across England

    Feb. 4, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Almost 600 people died while homeless last year in England and Wales. Read more

  • Article: This Bus Once Housed Sam Smith and David Guetta. Now It's a Home for Manchester's Homeless.
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    This Bus Once Housed Sam Smith and David Guetta. Now It's a Home for Manchester's Homeless.

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 24, 2018

    The luxury tour bus can offer 5,110 nights of sleep for the homeless in one year. Read more

  • Article: England Will End Rough Sleeping by 2027, Vows Government
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    England Will End Rough Sleeping by 2027, Vows Government

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 13, 2018

    "This is not just about putting a roof over their heads but helping them find a place to call home.” Read more

  • Article: A Photo of 6 Homeless Children Sleeping in a Police Station Shines a Light on Ireland's Housing Crisis
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    A Photo of 6 Homeless Children Sleeping in a Police Station Shines a Light on Ireland's Housing Crisis

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 10, 2018

    One in three living in emergency accommodation now is a child. Read more