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PRESS RELEASE: Response to fierce reaction on @worcesternews from public about closure of night shelter in Worcester tonight (30th Dec 2016)

PRESS RELEASE ON WEBSITE – 18.45 BST 30/12/16

It has been reported in the Worcester News today that the emergency night shelter which has been activated since Boxing Day is closing tonight, due to the temperature rising above 0 degrees. 272 more words

Worcester News

Email sent to David Blake, Head of Place at Worcester City Council (@myworcester)

6.25pm 20th December 2016 from Hugo Sugg <hugo@hugosearthquake.org>

Dear David,

I write you this email to raise your attention to the fact I have received no response to a perfectly valid email from me to your Housing Manager, Nina Warrington in regards to the Homeless Forum. 943 more words

#TentDeath

18/11/16 - #TentDeath LATEST UPDATES:

Hello and welcome to the coverage of our #TentDeath Campaign: Getting justice for Cardon Banfield who sadly died, decomposed and rotted away in a tent on the banks of the Severn in Worcester June/July 2016. 484 more words

Homelessness

EXCLUSIVE: @HugoSugg comes out from behind #HugosEarthquake & explains why #TentDeath matters so much to him.

74 year old Cardon Banfield, who tragically passed away and decomposed in a tent this summer, is the latest victim of the shambles that is Worcester City and Worcestershire county’s homeless provision. 1,508 more words

Homelessness

#TentDeath Update: FOI Request to @myworcester to look over @CCProjects / @CCPWorcs Contract.

The Freedom of Information Act comes in handy to a Campaigning organisation, because we can use it to challenge and argue our point.

Hugo’s Earthquake believes that Worcester City Council has written a bad Tender Contract for the homeless in Worcester, at the expense of £500,000 (over 2 years) of which County Community Projects (Gloucester) bidded and was awarded. 1,015 more words

Homelessness

#TentDeath Campaign: The questions we want answering.

There has been a unified silence amongst CCP, Worcester City Council and Maggs Day Centre today, but that can only last so long.

The Council have are spending £250,000 per year (for 2 years with possibility of extension for one more year) and commissioned CCP to provide the new service. 158 more words

Homelessness