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Brighton Journal | 6th December 2019

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Campaign To End Street Homelessness In Brighton Needs Support

22nd January 2018 |

Galvanise Brighton & Hove is a community-led campaign with local people working together to end street homelessness.

The campaign sits alongside the vision of the City’s Rough Sleepers Strategy which aims to make sure that no-one has the need to … Read More

Rough Sleeper Review Shows 20% Rise In Street Homelessness In Brighton & Hove

11th December 2017 |

This year’s rough sleeper review has shown a rise in the number of people living on the streets in our city. The official estimate for this winter is confirmed as 178 rough sleepers in Brighton & Hove, a rise of … Read More

Brighton Centre Opens Shelter For Homeless

11th December 2017 |

This Sunday, a night shelter opened at the Brighton Centre providing places for 30 people who are rough sleeping in the city.

The places at the shelter will be allocated from referrals by outreach workers from St Mungo’s and BHT … Read More

Galvanise Brighton & Hove Completes the First Stage of Surveying in its Ambitious Campaign

4th December 2017 |

“27 surveys completed this morning and some amazing feedback from the volunteers about what it was like to sit down and speak to people about their live. We also had a great outreach session at the Library where we did four … Read More

Brighton Centre to Shelter Rough Sleepers This Winter

15th November 2017 |

A statement has been issued by Brighton and Hove City Council pledging that a council-owned building will be used as a shelter for people sleeping rough in the city this winter. A large room in the centrally located Brighton Centre venue … Read More

Brighton Restaurants Urged to Sign Up To Street Smart

14th November 2017 |

StreetSmart was established in 1998 and since then have raised over £8.2 million for homeless and vulnerable people across the UK.

At participating restaurants during the festive months of November and December, with the benefit of a tablecard or a reference … Read More

“Keep Your Coins, We Want Change”

10th November 2017 |

Local direct action collective Brighton Homelessness Action Group have started a crowd-funding campaign in an aim to raise funds to buy the kinds of useful equipment needed for those living on our streets this winter.

The group are encouraging people to … Read More

Caroline Lucas MP Calls for the Urgent Need to Progress Plans for a Night Shelter in the City

8th November 2017 |

At a council meeting in January, a Green Party proposal was unanimously passed. It called for empty buildings owned by Brighton and Hove City Council to be made available for use as homeless shelters, with the aim of having a new night … Read More

Brighton and Hove Joins BSHF ‘European End Street Homelessness’ Campaign

23rd October 2017 |

The Building and Social Housing Foundation (BSHF) is an independent research organisation that promotes sustainable development and innovation in housing through collaborative research and knowledge transfer.

Established in 1976, BSHF works both in the UK and internationally to identify innovative … Read More