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How you can help the homeless in Worcester this winter

Staff who will be operating a night shelter for rough sleepers in Worcester this winter are highlighting how local people can help them to help rough sleepers in the city. The charity Caring for Communities and People , which provides outreach work to rough sleepers as part of its contract with Worcester City Council, is running the shelter from the Salvation Army's base at The Trinity in...
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Review into death of rough sleeper published

An independent review into the death of a rough sleeper whose body was found in a tent in Worcester on July 5 2016, has today been published by Worcester City Council.   The review was commissioned in line with new guidance from the national body Homeless Link and was conducted by independent consultant Neelam Sunder.   Ms Sunder investigated the interaction the rough...
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Old swimming pool site to be sold for new homes and a business hub

The site of the old Worcester swimming pool is to be sold to Sanctuary Housing and the YMCA. Worcester City Council’s Policy and Resources Committee agreed to the sale at its meeting on 20 March, with legal and commercial details to be agreed by the Council’s Corporate Director of Finance and Resources in consultation with the Committee’s chair and vice chairs. Sanctuary and the YMCA...
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Mayor’s fanfare to help city’s homeless

If music be the food of love, play on! Now is the chance to woo your loved one with an early Valentine’s treat when Worcester Concert Brass takes centre stage in aid of the Mayor’s charities. Worcester’s Mayor Councillor Roger Berry is hosting this popular annual brass band concert in the Assembly Room at the Guildhall, on Friday 8 February at 7.30pm. The programme will include...
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Action to give hope to city’s growing homeless population

Homelessness is on the increase nationally, and Worcester is no exception. In a bid to increase awareness and to raise funds for local charities which support people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness, the Mayor of Worcester will be hosting the city’s first Homelessness Action Day later this month. The free event, which is branded ‘Homeless, not Helpless’ will take...
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