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December 2022 - January 2023 : Winter Homeless

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'Tis the season

For a lot of people in London the festive period can be the least wonderful time of the year. A member of the team at The Connection at St. Martin’s shares what The Connection is offering this winter. By Sophie Glickman

Crisis at Xmas

Crisis cordially invites you to celebrate the holidays at one of its Crisis at Xmas centres. This year there will be four centres in London and one in Edinburgh, read on for more information

Mental health in winter

You have the right to access mental health support. Read on for advice from Groundswell and Mind if you’re experiencing homelessness and are having thoughts, feelings or experiences that are upsetting or overwhelming

One of a kind

An in-depth focus on east London’s the Kind Counter, a soup kitchen for homeless people and people struggling with the cost of living crisis. Report by Emdad Rahman


Best of Times... Worst of Times...

Paul Atherton (right) and Mike Stokoe pictured in front of their collaborative cartoon at the Cartoon Museum

News in Brief 141: Dec 2022 – Jan 2023

Our bi-monthly round-up of what‘s been happening...
By Bronagh Sheridan


Ode to you all

The winter months are often difficult and challenging, especially when family life is complicated. A reminder of your strength and resolve, by Greta Gillett

Wales makes rough sleeping a priority

In a new law, Wales has made people sleeping rough a priority group when applying for accommodation assistance with their local authority. Jamie McGowan explains what this means

Winter and homeless

Winter is often the harshest season, but every person experiencing homelessness has a friend in the Pavement.


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Your voice

A lovely winter's tale

In this otherworldly story, a hideous rhubarb-faced creature speaks (to an alien). By Chris Sampson

Home is...

A collection of thoughts on homelessness and what home means, from the imagination of David Wishart

Issue 141: Comics
Comics and cartoons from our amazing contributors
Stop blaming addicts

On using drugs, the stigma attached to addiction, and the problem with criminalisation. By Mat Amp

Walking down Arlington

A rhyming story written in the vernacular. Step on to the streets surrounding Arlington hostel, Camden. By Eve McDougall