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Tanning salon uses sprinklers to deter rough sleepers

Tanning salon uses sprinklers to deter rough sleepers

A tanning salon has sparked outrage after it installed anti-homeless SPRINKLERS to stop rough sleeping outside its shop. The automatic system comes on in the evening and drips water from the roof making the area unusable for rough sleepers until it shuts off in the morning. Any homeless person who ...

Stealing to eat: London’s hungry criminalised for taking waste food from supermarket bins

Outrage as council plans to charge rough sleepers £1,000

Stoke City Council’s proposals to fine rough sleepers in the city has been met with outrage. The proposed Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) will make it an offence for a person to 'assemble, erect, occupy or use' a tent. Anyone who fails to pay their £100 on-the-spot penalty notice can ...

Rough Sleepers Could Face Fines of up to £1,000 in Affluent Borough

Rough Sleepers Could Face Fines of up to £1,000 in Affluent Borough

Rough sleepers could face fines of up to £1,000 in a borough nicknamed Bread and Lard Island because of its large houses, according to reports. Rushcliffe Borough Council are set to introduce £100 fixed penalty notices to homeless people which could increase to £1,000 in some instances. Borough representatives say rough sleepers had been ...

Rough sleepers in England rises at ‘unprecedented’ rate

Rough sleepers in England rises at ‘unprecedented’ rate

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor Shockingly the amount of people sleeping rough on the streets of England rose at an “unprecedented” rate in 2015. According to a Government report on any evening in autumn 2015 there were 3,569 people without shelter. This is a 30% rise compared to the same ...

Broken Britain: Nine rough sleeper’s tents on one of London’s richest streets as weather freezes

Rough sleeping in London increases by almost a third

The number of people found sleeping rough in London has increased by 31 per cent on the same period last year, according to the latest figures. GLA’s Combined Homelessness and Information Network (CHAIN) quarterly report has revealed a total of 3,217 people were spotted between January and March 2019. Of ...

Tory minister claims some homeless people decide to sleep rough

Tory minister claims some homeless people decide to sleep rough

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor There has been anger after Tory minister Baroness Williams said homeless people chose to sleep rough. Charities have said "rough sleeping isn't a lifestyle choice" after her remarks in the upper house during a debate. The Communities Minister made her controversial statement as she argued ...

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