Catalogue gift could save lives this Christmas

‘Rain is so much worse than the snow,’ was the surprising observation  from the homeless man waiting patiently in the queue for the sausage, bacon, eggs, beans, and toast – which […]

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Room at the inn – in a former parsonage

This Christmas a former parsonage in the Diocese of Truro will have a new lease of life – as  home to six people who are clients of homelessness charity St […]

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Citizens’ Panel investigating housing, homelessness & hidden hunger

“High housing costs, low paid insecure work, eviction and homelessness are all issues that blight local communities in Cornwall, including Penzance. How can we as a community come together to […]

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Homeless people are at risk from modern slavery

Staff and volunteers at night shelters are being urged to look out for signs of exploitation among clients in a campaign launched by the Church of England’s anti-slavery initiative. More […]

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Opening doors, hearts and kitchens to the homeless

Homelessness, being disadvantaged, living on the margins. However you choose to describe the life circumstances of too many of our neighbours, it doesn’t change the reality of what it is. […]

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Have we abandoned compassion as the UN Rapporteur claims?

The UN’s rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Professor Philip Alston, has delivered a heart-breaking report on the impact of austerity on the UK, declaring that we have abandoned […]

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Cosgarne Hall decides not to proceed with plan for home in Eliot Gardens, Newquay

Due to concerns for the safety and welfare of vulnerable residents, staff and local residents, it has been decided not to proceed with the plan for move-on accommodation for homeless […]

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Church Housing Trust launches booklet to support homeless

Three Christian homelessness organisations have been talking to churches about their work with homeless people and have responded to these discussions by creating an information booklet to support them. With […]

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Ensuring that children and young people as well as adults are kept safe whilst in our care in an integral part of our diocese life.