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February/March 2017
When Jeremy Hayden ended up homeless, he also had mental health and drug problems and couldn't get help. He investigates why, and finds his experience is worryingly common.
 
 
February/March 2017

'From the Ground Up’ aims to teach journalism skills to people with first-hand experience of homelessness. Meet our team, who bring you experience and honesty in spades...

 
 
December 2016/January 2017
Winter night shelters haven’t always had a good reputation. But they can save your life, finds Mat Amp.
 
 
December 2016/January 2017
Crisis at Christmas can be a turning point, says Pavement volunteer Ian Kalman, who claimed it helped him find a way off the streets
 
 
October/November 2016
Bekki Perriman was inspired by her own experience of street homelessness to make art about those sleeping in doorways. She tells <em>the Pavement</em> more about it.
 
 
October/November 2016
Jane Evans finds the 240 Project is not just discovering talent – it's helping people turn their lives around.
 

News

 
 
February/March 2017
New-born dies at a bus stop in freezing Portland
 
 
February/March 2017
McDonald’s accused of pulling a PR stunt that exploits homeless people
 
 
February/March 2017
Glasgow City Council claims the introduction of Universal Credit will put at risk its ability to provide homeless services.
 
 
February/March 2017
A 10ft barrier erected in bid to stop homeless people sleeping there
 
 
February/March 2017
Homeless people in Scotland may get the chance to move into a new eco-village after a charity sleep-out raised more than £500,000
 
 
February/March 2017

 

Opinion

 
 
October/November 2016
Getting creative is essential for the soul and helps us move on with life, says Mat Amp.
 
 
Jan/Feb 2016
How do you nourish your soul when you’re homeless, asks Mat Amp, who’s been there and done that
 
 
Jan/Feb 2016
If you want to get off the street, you have to get serious, says Christopher Ubsdell
 

Information

 
 
December 2016/January 2017
Doctors must stop turning away homeless people who need healthcare.
 
 
December 2016/January 2017
Joanna McAleer spoke to the team behind homeless vet clinics Trusty Paws and found out how they can help you and your dog.
 
 
October/November 2016
Detals of the annual November service
 

Letters

 
 
July/August 2015
A reader calls us out on an article.
 
 
March 2015
Being treated with love and respect is important
 
 
December 2014
A reader responds to last month's article about the new antisocial behaviour act
 

December 2010

 

Contents

Redefining the homeless

Scotland's Housing Bill is now law

Homeless services funding under threat in London

Councils call for fairer funding

Disease hits Canada's homeless

Cut for revenge?

Pressure against squatters increases

Folding housing

Homeless checkout

£6m employment academy for homeless

Poncho continues

Santa on the street

Canadian police found guilty of misconduct to homeless

Bumfighter turns life around

Faith in humanity

Diners and guests donate

Channel 4 slammed over scenes of teenage heroin use

Escalating demand for beds in Aberdeen

UK Housing Minister looks to Scottish example with squatters

Housing Bill heralded as a victory

New initiative to fund homeless accommodation

Trump tightens grip on Aberdeenshire land

BCC deny charging homeless for B&B

As the mercury drops...

The Insatiable Moon

Pounding The Pavement(s)

Gatekeeping at BCC

Heroin 'drought' alert

Vocal critic

Bite the hand?

Street Shield 19: The answers!

 

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