Tag: Homelessness

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Poetry workshops for the homeless launch in Manchester to ‘give the streets a voice’

A Salford poet, Jenny Berry, is on a mission to help the homeless. Jenny Berry has collaborated with the Homeless […]

“It was really challenging” – Two Brews volunteer reflects on 48 hours surviving on streets of Manchester

“It was really challenging” – Two Brews volunteer reflects on 48 hours surviving on streets of Manchester

A group of volunteers from a Salford homeless charity have spent the weekend living on the streets of Manchester.

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“Some Christmas cheer at this exceptionally difficult time” – Schools are getting involved in Salford charity’s ‘be kind’ campaign

Schools in Salford are getting involved with a campaign to spread kindness over the festival period. Caritas Salford’s #miracleofkindness campaign, […]

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“Our office was completely filled” – Bridgewater School collects donations for Salford Loaves and Fishes and Mission Christmas

A school in Worsley has sent off donations to a local charity which supports homeless and vulnerable adults.  Bridgewater School asked […]

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“These people are not problem people, they’re people with problems” – Salford charity providing food packages for the city’s most vulnerable

Creator: James Hopkirk Copyright: James Hopkirk A Salford charity is providing food packages for some of the most vulnerable people […]

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Salford night shelter turns to daytime support to help homeless people through Covid-19

A Salford shelter is providing support for homeless people, despite the Covid-19 pandemic forcing its dormitories to close. The Narrowgate […]

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“It will push more families into destitution” – Salford Mayor Paul Dennett’s discussion on cuts to Universal Credit

Salford Mayor Paul Dennett says low-income families could end up homeless if the £20 per week Universal Credit bonus is […]

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Caritas Salford pledge to support homeless through tough winter

For the first time in Caritas Salford history, they have launched their annual Advent Appeal digitally as the coronavirus pandemic […]

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Emmaus Salford Accuses The Government of Complacency

Salford-based Emmaus say they are struggling to cope with the rise in demand in emergency accommodation and believe the government can do more […]

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‘I don’t hold out a lot of hope that shelters will get the go ahead’ Salford homeless shelter unlikely to open in time for winter

The director of a homelessness charity who run a night shelter in Salford is not hopeful that shelters will be able […]