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Shelter Scotland's 10 year anniversary in Dumfries

The Dumfriesshire branch of Shelter Scotland is celebrating ten years of delivering homelessness and housing supports to people across the region.

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Charity has helped 1500 people in Dumfriesshire

A charity in south-west Scotland say they have helped 1500 families at risk of losing their home in the past 10 years.

Shelter Scotland in Dumfries and Galloway say the situation is getting worse.

One of the people they have helped is Peter Thomson, who lost his home after injury forced him to stop work as a farm labourer.

Shelter Scotland helped him to find accommodation and a new job but he says he still fears losing his house.

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