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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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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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