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Amber graduated in social sciences in 2008. She has since worked in the third sector and is now in the welfare to work industry. She sits on the events committee for another charity in her spare time.

  June 15th 2012

You couldn’t wish for a better brother, says sister

  Police discovered John Lowndes, 55, highly intoxicated. shivering and lying dressed in pyjamas and a thick coat in a bus...

  May 11th 2012

Former service user Duane Derry now works on Midland Heart’s flagship project

  Duane Derry (pictured) once relied on Midland Heart for support and guidance, but his determination to change his misfor...

  April 10th 2012

First gig for 60-strong choir is about “making our world a better place to be”

  “Don’t lose your grip on the dreams of the past, you must fight to keep them alive... ” Walking into ...

  March 7th 2012

Activists and friends sang and danced to mark Poverty and Homelessness Action Week

  Seventeen members of the Birmingham Christian Homeless Forum and friends gathered in the city centre of Birmingham on 4 ...

  February 11th 2012

Organisers hope for a longer-running project next season

  Here at The Pavement, we have been eagerly following the progress of the pilot winter shelter in Birmingham. We are plea...

  December 10th 2011

 Pilot scheme could start as early as next year

  Plans for a winter shelter in Birmingham (see the February issue) are beginning to move forward, with the possibility of...

  November 8th 2011


  We caught up with choir manager Bethan Rand to find out about The Choir with No Name’s first rehearsal - as advert...

  October 7th 2011

Network Nightspot Birmingham wants to recruit volunteers for its new scheme 

  Network Nightspot Birmingham wants to recruit volunteers for the citywide scheme it will launch across the city and in S...

  July 8th 2011

The famous choir launches in Birmingham in September

  The Choir with No Name (CWNN) embraces people who have experienced homelessness or any other situation that may have mad...

  June 9th 2011

A quarter-century of helping people experiencing homelessness or mental health issues

  The not-for-profit organisation Fernbank Care in the Community (part of the Beswick Group), in Wolverhampton, is celebra...

  May 13th 2011

Existing social and council housing is not keeping up with demand, says charity

The Department of Communities and Local Government has awarded SIFA Fireside a grant of £40,000 as part of their Crisis ...

  April 16th 2011

Cupcakes and training for the Midlands

  Frost and Snow Cupcake Bakery, established in 2010, offer us the cake with a conscience thanks to social entrepreneur Sa...

  March 10th 2011

Homelessness in Birmingham up 140 per cent in just over a year

Homelessness in Birmingham has risen by 140 per cent since January 2010, according to recent research from the YMCA. The rece...


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