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Brighton Journal | July 18, 2019

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1 in every 172 children in Sussex are considered to be ‘homeless’ this Christmas

December 6, 2018 |

According to the housing charity Shelter, the number of children sleeping either on the streets or in temporary housing, such as B&B’s or hostels, has reached a record high. It is expected that Sussex is one of the worst locations … Read More

Council Announces Help For The City’s Rough Sleepers

September 4, 2018 |

More support and expanded services have been announced by Brighton & Hove City Council to help the city’s rough sleepers.

Brighton & Hove currently has the second highest number of rough sleepers in England, behind Westminster. This is a figure which has risen … Read More

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

December 11, 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

December 11, 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

Brighton Centre to Shelter Rough Sleepers This Winter

November 15, 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

Meet The Lad Who Captured Brighton With His Hitchhiking Charity Challenge

March 13, 2017 |

Most 18-year-olds spend their free time playing video games, revising for their A-Levels or at the pub with their friends. But Jakob Poffley spent his February half-term doing something extraordinary – undertaking a solo hitch-hiking challenge across the UK. It was … Read More

Prepare Your Pillows! Bighearted Brighton Cafe to Host Huge Pillow Fight

February 7, 2017 |

The spirit of Brighton and Hove is undoubtedly carefree and fun, yet charitable and eco-friendly. What better way to combine these two aspects than with a huge pillow fight for a good cause?

The Bucket and Spade Cafe, located in … Read More