1. ITV Report

Homeless charity, based in old pub, 'desperate' for new volunteers

New Beginnings is a charity in Reading that offers food, company and shelter to its guests who are homeless or in need. The charity is run out of a derelict pub close to the town centre. In order to offer its services regularly it needs more volunteers.

Peter Jennings, who is homeless, benefits from the charity's support

It's nice to have a dry roof to sleep under because i'm in a tent at the moment and finding things very hard.

– Peter Jennings, New Beginnings user

If the charity's night shelter doesn't find more volunteers it may struggle to continue running at the weekends.

The charity is run out of a derelict pub in Reading

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