• ‘Tracy’s Street Kitchen’ Tackle the Nottingham Homeless Crisis

    With over 200 people sleeping rough in Nottingham every night, local charity Tracy’s Street Kitchen are delivering hot meals, sandwiches, clothing and other donations to homeless people in Trinity Square every Friday. ...
  • Enough is Enough

    The British political landscape, a once august and respected vista now resembles a drunken punch up at a wedding no one wanted to attend. A brawl being watched by 65 million people who frankly have no idea what is going on nor how the whole thing started and no...
  • Record Number of Homeless Deaths in Nottingham

    Homelessness in the UK is a damning indictment of how poorly we treat those less fortunate than ourselves. This is particularly true in Nottingham, where from January of this year, 49 people are sleeping rough every day. Not enough is being done to protect these vulnerable people who, for...
  • What is Being Done About Homelessness?

    Christmas is coming with the promise of family, feasting and plenty of warmth in cosy homes; but not for everyone. The homeless in the UK are facing more and more suffering as the years roll by, and I wanted to explore what is being done to tackle this issue,...
  • The ‘C’ Word

    As you read this, it is important to remember two things. The first being that I am incredibly cynical, and the second is that I love Christmas. I realise these two things seem to be at odds with each other but honestly the unfettered, mythical joy and ideology that...
  • Nottingham-based student initiative raises £3,500 to support the homeless

    Stories of the Streets, a unique photography exhibition which conveys images of homelessness from the perspective of those experiencing it first-hand, has raised £3,500 through product sales and cash donations to support the homeless community. The exhibition was held in the intu Broadmarsh Shopping Centre from Friday 17th November to...
  • The Students’ Union Officers experience a “life changing” event

    On 18th November, the Students’ Union Officers of the University of Nottingham (UoN) slept outside for a night to raise awareness for homelessness. The event, better known as The Big Sleep Out, was to raise money for Framework, a charity and housing association dedicated to preventing homelessness and improving living...