Category: News

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Save Hostels Rebuild Lives

This week, St Mungo’s launched our Save Hostels Rebuild Lives campaign, calling on the government to properly consider the damaging effect changes to funding for supported housing could have on homeless people. Take five minutes to find out why, and what you can do to help. Read more

Mar 29th | Francesca Woodward | Campaigns, Hostels, shelters & projects, News
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The Homelessness Reduction Bill – heading in the right direction

Last week the Homelessness Reduction Bill passed its third reading in the House of Commons. It will now head to the House of Lords, where it will be subject to further scrutiny before it can receive royal assent and become law. St Mungo’s Campaigns Officer, Francesca Woodward, gives us some insight into the progress of the Bill. Read more

Jan 31st | Francesca Woodward | Campaigns, News
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Telling the city Barbara’s life story

St Mungo’s New Street centre in Bristol has been transformed and yesterday was re-opened by HRH The Duke of Kent. His Royal Highness met staff and clients to hear how St Mungo’s has not only transformed the centre but their lives too. Barbara (pictured left in photo), former client and current support worker in our […] Read more

Nov 8th | Jo Lenny | Hostels, shelters & projects, News, Uncategorized

Why cuts to Local Welfare Provision could cause repeat homelessness

Last week the government released its final local government finance settlement for 2016/17. We are disappointed that this settlement confirms that the government has decided to cut separate funding for local welfare provision. This cut, combined with pressure on local budgets, could result in local authorities having to reduce or stop providing local welfare provision […] Read more

Feb 19th | Sara Turner | Campaigns, News, Real life stories
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LGBT History Month: faith leaders paving the way

Each February LGBT History Month takes place across the world to celebrate the lives and achievements of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans community. This year’s theme is religion, belief and philosophy, so we’re celebrating the faith leaders who strive to break down barriers and make religious communities more safe and accepting for all. Zenju […] Read more

Feb 10th | Chloe Green | Campaigns, Key people, News, Real life stories
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“It was awesome”

Bristol Pride was a great gathering last week, which included our clients and staff. David Ingerslev, manager of our Compass Centre in Bristol, explains what it meant to be involved for him and others. Read more

Jul 14th | David Ingerslev | Events, News

A Budget to help end homelessness?

The headlines in the Chancellor’s Budget today were about a growing economy, more jobs, rising living standards and plans to achieve economic prosperity and full employment. Read more

Jul 8th | Bea Orchard | Key posts, News
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Debates, homes and voting

As Election Day approaches, one of our No Second Night Out volunteers Faye Ferguson tells us her thoughts after going to a BBC London debate. The views expressed are her own. Read more

May 6th | Faye | Guest blogs, Key posts, News
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Rallying for homes and homeless people

The next Government needs to move quickly on a long term plan to end the housing crisis. The Homes for Britain rally last month saw many people gather in Westminster to hear representatives from five main political parties. Beatrice Orchard, our Public Affairs Coordinator, was there. Read more

May 5th | Bea Orchard | Key posts, News
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What do our clients want from the next Government?

Beatrice Orchard and Dan Dumoulin from our Policy and Public Affairs team consider homelessness in the election debate so far. Read more

Apr 24th | Gemma Hollingshead | Guest blogs, Key posts, News

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