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News
Shamed housing worker who was jailed for fraud ordered to repay £20k 

17 Apr 18

Zara Danyaal pretended to be homeless and made six fake applications for accommodation…


Blog food
Feed the Homeless campaign launched 

17 Apr 18

Woroud Osman writes about a new venture in helping the city’s homeless.


News
Police axe ‘crass’ posters urging public not to give cash to homeless after criticism from own crime commissioner 

16 Apr 18

Crime Commissioner David Jamieson in scathing attack on posters which show outline of body and say: ‘Kindness can kill…


Blog feature
Help the Homeless 

16 Apr 18

Help the Homeless makes grants of up to £5,000 to small and medium sized charitable organisations (with a turnover of less than £1million), whose aim is to help homeless people return to the community and enabling them to resume a normal life.


FOI
Homeless applications and internal review statistics 

12 Apr 18

Response by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council to Louis Dowd on 12 April 2018 .


Rugby
Cancelling the 2022 Commonwealth Games won’t solve homelessness, but holding it in Birmingham will help 

12 Apr 18

The city is showing ambition and that should be welcomed…


Local news
Football club asks locals to donate used trainers to help city’s homeless 

12 Apr 18

A football club is asking locals to donate their used trainers to help Birmingham’s homeless population.


FOI
Homeless applications and internal review statistics 

11 Apr 18

Response by Dudley Council to Louis Dowd on 11 April 2018 .


FOI
Homelessness in Birmingham 

10 Apr 18

Response by Birmingham City Council to kellie sadler on 10 April 2018 .


FOI
Homelessness in Birmingham 

10 Apr 18

Request sent to Birmingham City Council by kellie sadler on 10 April 2018 .


News
National Express West Midlands has joined Mayor’s Homelessness Task Force. 

6 Apr 18

National Express West Midlands has joined up with Mayor Andy Street’s Homelessness Task Force to help get rough sleepers to where they can access help.


Rugby
Black Mamba ‘disappearing’ from Birmingham’s streets since death of homeless man 

6 Apr 18

Tributes have been paid to Damien Deenan a year on from his death…


Local news
New £30m government initiative to reduce rough sleeping 

30 Mar 18

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid today set out a bold cross-government plan of action to significantly reduce the number of people sleeping rough as the Homelessness Reduction Act comes into force next week.


Event
Help the homeless, 8 Apr 2018 

30 Mar 18

8 Apr 2018 – Rock Pop at Sunflower Lounge…


News
The Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 – what the new legislation means for the citizens of Birmingham. 

26 Mar 18

Cabinet Member for Housing and Homes, Councillor Peter Griffiths, sets out what the new legislation means for the citizens of Birmingham: Over the past few years there has been a dramatic increase in homelessness across the country and this has been …


Rugby
What everyday life is like for homeless Julie on the streets of Birmingham 

24 Mar 18

Julie lives in the underpass on Coventry Road…


Rugby
Birmingham Labour Party pledge to end rough sleeping if re-elected in May 

24 Mar 18

They will also add charge to promotional events in the city to pay for extra homeless services…


Local news
How Birmingham is Tackling Homelessness 

22 Mar 18

A new article on the Leader of Birmingham website explains what the City Council is doing to grapple with the increasing problem of Homelessness in our city.


Rugby
Why homeless charity boss is bringing this important cause to the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10K 

22 Mar 18

Radio presenter Rachel New is joining SIFA Fireside boss’ top team of 10 for the 10K for a very important reason…


FOI
Housing and Homelessness statistics 

22 Mar 18

Response by Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council to D Law on 22 March 2018 .


Rugby
Homelessness is ‘worst it has ever been’ in Birmingham 

21 Mar 18

The founder of Birmingham’s Homeless Support Team says rough sleeping is ‘out of control…


Rugby
Santa Dave to shave off 30-year-old beard in aid of charity which supports homeless women in Birmingham 

21 Mar 18

Santa Dave, real name Dave Upson, is raising funds to support Baby Basics charity supporting vulnerable women…


Rugby
Why Jodie Marsh is asking Birmingham charity for tips on helping the homeless 

20 Mar 18

The reality star is coming to experience life on the streets of Birmingham…


FOI
Homeless applications and internal review statistics 

19 Mar 18

Response by Dudley Council to Louis Dowd on 19 March 2018 .


FOI
Homeless applications and internal review statistics 

19 Mar 18

Response by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council to Louis Dowd on 19 March 2018 .