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Homeless people in Leeds say they’re split into two categories: hidden and forgotten

Neville Street, Leeds.

By Grace Pritchard Leading Leeds homeless charity Simon on the Streets has highlighted a group of “hidden” homeless people in the city who are missing out on provision and support on offer.   The charity is aiming to bridge the gaps where government policies such as the Rough Sleeper Initiative exclude certain groups of homeless people.  Simon on the Streets offers […]

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Leeds homeless volunteers see numbers needing help increase by six times in the last three years

Michelle and Angela- founders of Ang & Shells City Square homeless fee.

By Kamile Banyte Two local women who have organised their own homeless kitchen have seen the number of rough sleepers who attend their feed increase from 15 to over 90. Ang & Shells City Square homeless feed kitchen is made up of a small team of volunteers. They use donated ingredients to cook and serve fresh hot meals to dozens […]

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Harrogate charity sleepout organiser “humbled” by response from businesses

Harrogate charity sleepout organiser “humbled” by response from businesses

By Daniel Swales On Thursday December 6, Harrogate’s business community took part in a planned night of sleeping rough at Ashville College in order to raise money for local charities such as Harrogate Homeless Project and Changing Lives. Over 30 of Harrogate’s business leaders swapped their bedrooms for the great outdoors as they donned their sleeping bags and braved the […]

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Comedians unite to tackle serious problem of homelessness

Comedians unite to tackle serious problem of homelessness

By Kate Whitaker A SERIES of comedy nights are running throughout December across the UK to raise money for homeless charities.

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Bradford’s homeless to be given shelter in the house of God for Christmas

Bradford’s homeless to be given shelter in the house of God for Christmas

By Mellissa Dzinzi ROUGH SLEEPERS in Bradford will be offered beds in 17 churches across the city during the Christmas period.

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Top business leaders experience night of poverty and homelessness by sleeping rough in Leeds

Top business leaders experience night of poverty and homelessness by sleeping rough in Leeds

By Sumayyah Bhatti SOME OF the highest-paid business leaders in Leeds slept rough in sleeping bags at Headingley Stadium to raise awareness for homeless charities on Monday.

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Homeless man says he would rather have no bed than give up his dog

Homeless man says he would rather have no bed than give up his dog

By Charlie Wainwright CHARITIES IN West Yorkshire are being forced to turn away homeless people because they are refusing to give up their dogs.

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Leeds volunteers feed the homeless three times a week

Leeds volunteers feed the homeless three times a week

  By Charlie Mcnalus PEOPLE from Leeds have been volunteering to help run food stalls in the city centre where the homeless can receive a hot meal.

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Number of ‘rough sleepers’ rises in Leeds

Number of ‘rough sleepers’ rises in Leeds

By Sam Brooksbank A homeless charity in Leeds has backed a Labour scheme to create more housing for homeless people – even if other services are not available.

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Bradford homeless charity benefits from fundraising sleepout

Bradford homeless charity benefits from fundraising sleepout

By Abi Bates A HOMELESS charity in Bradford has received a Christmas gift of £8,500 after fundraising sleep out.

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