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The Word on the Street team are Iain Alan (photography), Brenda Brown (photography), Brian Dobbie (editorial), Jason Kelly (editorial), Peter Kelly (photography), Jim Little (editorial), Caroline McCue (editorial), Alex McKay (editorial), Patrick O’Hare (photography) and Roddy Woods (photography). All have direct experience of homelessness and are graduates of The Pavement's Word on the Street editorial/photojournalism training scheme.

  November 2nd 2015

Models for Scottish artist Joan Eardley gain recognition in a new play

  Ann Samson – and her brothers and sisters – were painted by Scottish artist Joan Eardley in the 1950s when t...

  September 10th 2015

Sometimes you've just got to find your own way of moving on with your life, says Mat Amp.

I live in a house where you can get a blowjob for less than a fiver. In the morning it resembles a scene from The Walking Dead....

  September 10th 2015

The Glasgow Word on the Street team document the city’s iconic ballroom and market.

The Glasgow Word on the Street team, supported by photographer Angela Catlin, spent time documenting the city’s iconic Bar...

  March 3rd 2015

Eighteen per cent of homeless applications come from private rented sector tenants, but help is at hand

James Hyslop, 57, returned to Glasgow from London and found himself sleeping on the streets. After several nights, he got a plac...

  November 5th 2014

A leading doctor calls for an end to benefit sanctions

Benefit sanctions and welfare reform are having a terrible effect on the mental health of people across the country, according ...

  November 5th 2014

MSP demands more support for residents of the Glasgow’s most notorious hostels

An MSP has called on Glasgow City Council to offer more support to homeless people living in one of the city’s most notori...

  November 4th 2014

The Word on the Street team interviewed and photographed people on the campaign trail, attended a packed hustings for homeless people at Glasgow's City Mission and listened to heated arguments...

It’s been a pretty interesting few months to be in Scotland. As the debate raged about whether we should vote ‘Yes&r...

  November 4th 2014

It can really change lives, find the Word on the Street team

It’s a typical grey day in Glasgow but at the Street Soccer tournament at the Power League pitches in Glasgow’s Town...


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