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City-wide hostel upgrade

March 2nd 2015

Work is due to start next month on a £3,016,000 refurbishment and modernisation of Birmingham’s three homeless centres.

The year-long project, first announced last year, includes the replacement of kitchens and bathrooms, floor tiles and carpets, and boilers.

Birmingham City Council press officer Debbie Harrison declined to name the three centres as Bournville, Nechells and Acocks Green, but assured The Pavement that alternative accommodation had been found for current hostel residents to live in.

We’ll keep you posted.


March 2015



Advice: Gambling it all

Need to know: drugs

Focus: Arts with benefits

Readers give their views

Authorities held to account

Emmaus launches new centre

Norway drops begging laws

Award-winning storage

US woman walks for justice

Man shot for throwing rocks

Homeless people urged to register to vote

Football dreams

Homeless man set on fire

Locals mourn ‘car lady’

City-wide hostel upgrade

Weekend drop-in closes doors

Cooking up a plan

London fights back

Soup runs: a reader replies

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