Councils have been accused of practising a “form of social cleansing” by acquiring the power to issue fines of up to £100 for rough sleeping, begging and loitering.
More than nine in 10 deaths of homeless people were in cities and towns in 2017 with only 26 homeless people dying in rural areas, new data has revealed.
A grandmother from Portsmouth has warmed hearts online after she was spotted going out alone in the cold after dark to give out hot food and drink to the homeless.
A man has been jailed for his part in an attack on two homeless men which a judge described as demonstrating a “depressing lack of awareness”.
Two men who admitted their part in the fatal attack on a homeless man in Trafalgar Square will be sentenced today.
The boss of a leading Dundee homeless charity is calling for an emergency winter night shelter for people forced to sleep rough in freezing weather.
Applications to the council for help with homelessness have risen by 7%, figures show.
Ellie Goulding has urged people to interact with the homeless so they do not feel “ignored”, and has also called for the Government to put more effort into helping to ease the crisis.
Nearly a quarter of a million pounds has been raised in Dundee ahead of the city’s first-ever Sleep in the Park event this weekend.
Footballer James McClean has paid for a group of homeless people from his home town to stay at a hotel.
Mark Carlisle is on a mission to make people see him – and others like him – in a different light.
A call has been made for temporary housing debts run up by homeless people in Dundee to be written off.
One of Dundee’s leading homeless charities is already gearing up for the colder days ahead by putting out an early appeal for warm clothes and bedding.
A charity is using a drone in a pioneering move to search for homeless people sleeping rough in the countryside.
A drugs worker has claimed a meeting with homeless shelter bosses was cancelled because they are “scared” to admit to issues with substance abuse inside their walls.
Crafty Dundee folk have been urged to come forward and help transform a 1974 double-decker bus into a refuge for some of the city’s most vulnerable residents.
Dundee homeless charity Night Ministry Street Angels has made an online wishlist of items it is asking members of the public to buy.
Rough sleepers from as far as Jamaica and Poland have been spotted in the streets of Dundee, as charity bosses call for help to meet a rise in the number of homeless people in the city.
A Scottish university is looking to explore new ways of helping young people at risk of homelessness in Dundee.
A number of Dundee’s best bands and musicians have been announced for a special gig aiming to tackle homelessness.