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    New service to support homeless people in Birmingham

    A new service has been launched by Birmingham City Council, Birmingham Police and support agencies to help tackle the issue of rough sleepers and beggars in the city. A new dedicated Homeless Street Triage car will be >>>

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    Gym in Kent hopes to improve health and fitness of homeless people

    Riverside, a housing association in Kent who runs The Quays supported housing centre in Sittingbourne has unveiled a newly refurbished gym. Riverside is a specialist in working with single homeless people to help them get their lives >>>

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    The cost of homelessness in Hackney doubles

    Through Freedom of Information Act requests by the Green Party is has been revealed that the cost of homelessness in Hackney has doubled since the 2010 general election. Figures have shown that the cost of homelessness in >>>

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    Two homelessness services to be investigated

    Inquiries are being carried out into two south Scotland councils’ homelessness services.  The Scottish Housing Regulator is set to investigate every aspect of services offered by Dumfries and Galloway Council, whilst also examining how homeless people access >>>

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    Homeless project for young people under threat due to cuts

    With the removal of housing benefit for young people the involvement of a housing association with a £40m flagship homelessness programme is under threat. Platform for Life was expected to attract interest from numerous housing associations with >>>

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    Charities warns Irish government of homelessness crisis

    A leading rights group has warned the government that their efforts to resolve the homelessness and housing crisis are nowhere near what is needed. Social Justice Ireland is calling for a new funding system that will meet >>>

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    Newspaper office to become a centre for homeless people

    A former weekly newspaper office in Doncaster is to become a centre for homeless people after a multi-million pound refurbishment. The old office for the Doncaster Free Press is being transformed into flats and other facilities for >>>

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    Cuts leaving people in Cheltenham needing homelessness support

    Over 300 people in Cheltenham have sought homelessness help in the last year. Bosses at CCP and Cheltenham Borough Council have said the “devastating impact” of benefit cuts in the town are causing issues for many people, report >>>

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    Concern that homelessness in Cambridge is at ‘tipping point’

    New figures from Cambridge City Council have revealed that 100 households presented themselves as homeless between April and July this year. Not only do figures show a rise in quarterly numbers by 24 households, they also reveal >>>

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    Charities say Wales is “setting an example” for homelessness

    Charities have said that Wales is “setting an example for the rest of the UK” however it fears new laws on renting could hinder the progress. A joint report by Crisis and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation has >>>

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