Meridian Homeless

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The Oxford soup kitchen helping others in need as demand rises during pandemic

Soup kitchens across the region say the number of homeless people seeking help has increased dramatically over recent months.

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Sussex woman turns crisp packets into blankets for the homeless

Pen Huston from Hastings came up with the idea a year ago while volunteering for the charity Surviving the Streets, who were running out of sleeping bags.

Temporary pods for rough sleepers to be built in Reading

Temporary pods for homeless people are to be built at a car park in Reading town centre. The scheme on Great Knollys Street is expected to save the council almost 1 million pounds a year.