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Number of rough sleepers in Staffordshire increases - Stoke Sentinel

Number of rough sleepers in Staffordshire increasesStoke SentinelThe number of people sleeping rough in Staffordshire has increased slightly in the past year – according to government figures released this week. A Sentinel Investigation shows around 54 people were reported to be sleeping rough in the county in ...and more »

Number of rough sleepers in Cambridge hits record level - Cambridge News

Number of rough sleepers in Cambridge hits record levelCambridge NewsRough sleeping in Cambridge city more than doubled last year, new government figures have revealed. Data from the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) said that 40 people were found to be living on the city's street in autumn 2016, ...and more »

Rough Sleeping Rate Up By Half, as Migrants Drive Growth - Breitbart News;

Rough Sleeping Rate Up By Half, as Migrants Drive Growth - Breitbart News

Breitbart NewsRough Sleeping Rate Up By Half, as Migrants Drive GrowthBreitbart NewsThe number of people sleeping rough on England's streets has risen by more than 50 per cent in the last two years, with more than one in five of those sleeping rough identified as migrants. According to figures gathered by local authorities and ...and more »

Numbers who sleep on the street double in seven years: Official figures also show that more than half of those who ... - Daily Mail;

Numbers who sleep on the street double in seven years: Official figures also show that more than half of those who ... - Daily Mail

Daily MailNumbers who sleep on the street double in seven years: Official figures also show that more than half of those who ...Daily MailHomelessness has risen by 16 per cent in the last year, an official breakdown found yesterday. Local authorities estimated on a single night in autumn 2016 there were 4,134 rough sleepers compared to 3,569 the previous year - according to figures ...and more »

Migrants drive 50% rise in rough sleeping - The Times (subscription);

Migrants drive 50% rise in rough sleeping - The Times (subscription)

The Times (subscription)Migrants drive 50% rise in rough sleepingThe Times (subscription)The number of people sleeping on the streets in England has risen by more than 50 per cent over the past two years, according to official statistics. The “single night snapshot” taken across the country last autumn showed that there were 4,134 rough ...and more »

Rough sleeping at record levels on Merseyside according to national charity - Liverpool Echo;

Rough sleeping at record levels on Merseyside according to national charity - Liverpool Echo

Liverpool EchoRough sleeping at record levels on Merseyside according to national charityLiverpool EchoAround 40 people are thought to be regularly sleeping rough on the streets of Merseyside - a record high for the region. The figures, obtained from the area's local authorities, come as homeless charity Crisis claimed numbers are rising at an ...and more »

Rough sleeper numbers soar across England for 6th year running - RT;

Rough sleeper numbers soar across England for 6th year running - RT

RTRough sleeper numbers soar across England for 6th year runningRTThe number of rough sleepers on the streets of England has risen for the sixth year in a row, with over 4,000 people spending a night outside in 2016 alone, new official figures revealed. Numbers were up by 16 percent from last year and have more than ...and more »

Number of rough sleepers in Newham up by almost 50 per cent in one year - Newham Recorder;

Number of rough sleepers in Newham up by almost 50 per cent in one year - Newham Recorder

Newham RecorderNumber of rough sleepers in Newham up by almost 50 per cent in one yearNewham RecorderMemorial Community Church in Plaistow is used as a place to bed down for the night by rough sleepers. Picture Ken Mears. Archant. Rough sleeping in the borough has increased by 46 per cent in just 12 months, according to government figures out today.and more »

The National Scandal Of Rising Rough Sleeping Shows The Need For A Labour Government - Huffington Post UK;

The National Scandal Of Rising Rough Sleeping Shows The Need For A Labour Government - Huffington Post UK

Huffington Post UKThe National Scandal Of Rising Rough Sleeping Shows The Need For A Labour GovernmentHuffington Post UKIt's become an iron law of politics that a Conservative government means rising homelessness. But even those who remember the street sleeping epidemic of the 1980s and 1990s will be shocked by today's rough sleeping figures which show the extent of ...and more »

Rough Sleeping in Birmingham increases by 53 per cent in a year - Birmingham Post;

Rough Sleeping in Birmingham increases by 53 per cent in a year - Birmingham Post

Birmingham PostRough Sleeping in Birmingham increases by 53 per cent in a yearBirmingham PostOfficial figures reveal 55 people were sleeping rough in city on a single night last November. Share; Comments. Get daily news by email. Homeless man speaks about life on the streets Video loading. The video will start in 8s Cancel. Click to play Tap ...and more »

The Number of Rough Sleepers Hits A New High - But How Are Homeless People Counted? - Gizmodo UK;

The Number of Rough Sleepers Hits A New High - But How Are Homeless People Counted? - Gizmodo UK

Gizmodo UKThe Number of Rough Sleepers Hits A New High - But How Are Homeless People Counted?Gizmodo UKNew figures released today reveal that the number of people sleeping rough in Britain has risen to 4000 per night - a staggering 16% increase on last year, and terrible news. The BBC, which reported the story, quotes Jon Sparkes, the chief executive of ...and more »

Birmingham Sees A Big Rise In Homelessness - Heart;

Birmingham Sees A Big Rise In Homelessness - Heart

HeartBirmingham Sees A Big Rise In HomelessnessHeartThere are seven times more people sleeping rough in Birmingham now, than there were 5 years ago. Birmingham's in the top ten local authority's for rough sleeping - with 55 recorded last year. Nationally, rough sleeping's gone up 16 per cent in the last ...and more »

50% more rough sleepers in London than five years ago, government says - International Business Times UK;

50% more rough sleepers in London than five years ago, government says - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UK50% more rough sleepers in London than five years ago, government saysInternational Business Times UKMore people sleeping rough in the borough of Westminster than in the entire city of Manchester. Josh Robbins. By Josh Robbins. Updated January 25, 2017 15:53 GMT. Homelessness England London Shelter DCLG This rough sleeper from London woke up ...and more »

Number of UK rough sleepers doubles in six years, figures show - ITV News;

Number of UK rough sleepers doubles in six years, figures show - ITV News

ITV NewsNumber of UK rough sleepers doubles in six years, figures showITV NewsLocal authorities estimated that 4,134 rough sleepers were on the streets on a single night in autumn 2016 - compared to 3,569 a year earlier. The figures represent an increase of 16%, according to figures compiled by the Department for Communities and ...and more »

Rough sleepers in England double since 2010 - Financial Times;

Rough sleepers in England double since 2010 - Financial Times

Financial TimesRough sleepers in England double since 2010Financial TimesThe number of people sleeping rough on England's streets has more than doubled since 2010 to more than 4,000 in what opposition politicians called a “national scandal”. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic, we deliver the news.and more »

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Government "absolutely not" doing enough for homeless, slams Christian charity - Premier

PremierGovernment "absolutely not" doing enough for homeless, slams Christian charityPremierA Christian charity has told Premier the government is "absolutely not" doing enough to help homeless people after new figures showed the number sleeping rough had increased by 16 per cent in a year. Local authorities estimated on a single night in ...and more »

Gloucester set to get chunk of £1million to combat homelessness as levels hit record high - Gloucestershire Live

Gloucester set to get chunk of £1million to combat homelessness as levels hit record highGloucestershire LiveA chunk of a £1million grant is set to be ploughed into Gloucester's homelessness problem as the problem hits record levels. In total £990,000 has been granted by the Government to tackle the issue as it is revealed homeless figures have doubled in a ...and more »

Figures show rise in number of people sleeping on the streets - Sky News;

Figures show rise in number of people sleeping on the streets - Sky News

Sky NewsFigures show rise in number of people sleeping on the streetsSky NewsThe Government says it is investing millions to help the homeless as new figures show a sharp rise in people sleeping rough. 13:52, UK, Wednesday 25 January 2017. A homeless person rests on a bench outside Imperial College, London. Image Caption: ...and more »

Living rough: 'People walk past you like you're scum' - BBC News;

Living rough: 'People walk past you like you're scum' - BBC News

BBC NewsLiving rough: 'People walk past you like you're scum'BBC NewsAs the latest statistics on rough sleeping in England are released, BBC News investigates the problem of homelessness in Birmingham. The city is among the top 10 English areas with the most rough sleepers, according to data from the Department for ...and more »

Only 17 people sleep rough in the whole of the borough says Camden Council - Fitzrovia News;

Only 17 people sleep rough in the whole of the borough says Camden Council - Fitzrovia News

Fitzrovia NewsOnly 17 people sleep rough in the whole of the borough says Camden CouncilFitzrovia NewsCamden Council has told the Department for Communities and Local Government that there were only 17 rough sleepers on a “typical night” across the entire London borough in the autumn of 2016, according to official statistics released today. Someone ...and more »