Tag: Homelessness

Science

The impact of homelessness on health

There is no confirmed number for how many people are classed as homeless across the UK. One reason for this is that homelessness is recorded differently across the country and also many homeless people do not show up in official statistics at all. Government street counts give a snapshot of the situation but not an…

TV

Diamonds in the rough – TV’s hidden gems

We’re in the golden age of television and as viewers we are absolutely spoilt for choice, but with Netflix homogenising what we see, it becomes easy for some of the best shows to slip under the radar. Here are some of the strongest series we’ve seen in recent years that you’ve probably never heard of;…

Features

Behind The Feed

The Feed, in Norwich, is a community based social enterprise. They aim to help people who have experienced homelessness with training and employment, whilst also working to change the perception of homelessness across the public and private sectors. I met with Lucy Webb, The Feed’s corporate fundraiser, at their new hub on Prince of Wales…

News

Norwich’s annual Sleep Out returns

Norwich’s Sleep Out 2018 will return to Carrow Road on 18 November. The event, run in coordination with the Benjamin Foundation, seeks to encourage Norwich’s community to raise funds to support the homeless by spending the night on the streets. Last year’s event, which took place in the car park of the Eastern Daily Press,…

Features

A night on the streets of Norwich

When I made the decision some few weeks ago to sleep outside, in a car park, for an entire night, with nothing more than a sleeping bag and one layer of thin cardboard to separate me from the cruel, concrete ground, most friends and family members thought I was crazy. “Chloe’s going to be homeless…

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