NEWS DIGEST 31.08.2021: Empty homes should be given to the homeless, East London’s Future Youth Zone starts up

Good morning. Today’s news comes from InYourArea. New research shows Brits believe almost 300,000 empty houses across the UK should be used for tackling homelessness. Property buyers GoodMove revealed the number of empty houses there are in the UK. As … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 31.08.2021: Empty homes should be given to the homeless, East London’s Future Youth Zone starts up

THE COST OF HOMELESSNESS: Redbridge Council spend on rehoming revealed in report

  Ilford, United Kingdom VIJAY SHAH via HARRIET CLUGSTON and IMOGEN BRADDICK/Ilford Recorder   According to the latest figures, Redbridge Council, which governs the east Greater London towns of Redbridge and Ilford, spends more than GBP £750,000 (USD $970,511) per … Continue reading THE COST OF HOMELESSNESS: Redbridge Council spend on rehoming revealed in report

HENRY EARL: World’s most arrested man

The world's most arrested man is Henry Earl – he's been sent to jail more than 1,500 times since 1970, mostly for public intoxication. — Facts In Your Face (@FactsInYourFace) May 9, 2015 If ever you find yourself pulled over while driving and served a speeding ticket, or a police officer confiscates your Prosecco outside your local pub because they think you look out of it, the following fact may well give you a small amount of consolation the next time you run into the ‘po-po’. According to the Facts In Your Face Twitter account, the world’s most often arrested … Continue reading HENRY EARL: World’s most arrested man

IMPREINT: The CUT OFF Project

London, a leader among the world’s cities. A population of eight million. Frantic, busy, popular, cultural, fast, slow. A giant urban sprawl where everything runs at breakneck speed and even life can ill-afford to catch a breath. People go past each other in a flurry of activity, not a glance or a smile. No-one asks about anyone else, their fortunes or their misfortunes. For those with no fortune in life, the loneliness and dismissal is even more profound. Aside from the casual toss of coins or the countless stares and avoided looks, those who take the streets as home feel … Continue reading IMPREINT: The CUT OFF Project