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Sunday, June 26, 2022

Tag: Homelessness

Government blocks Oxford MP’s bill for rough sleepers

Layla Moran’s bill was motivated in part by student campaigning efforts to repeal the Vagrancy Act

Balliol introduces Oxford’s first homelessness representative

The new officer will publicise volunteering and collect donations for Turl Street Homeless Action

John Bird: Tackling the big issues

John Bird talks about the possible solutions to homelessness and the role that the Big Issue plays on the streets

Local MP backs student homelessness petition

The call to repeal the Vagrancy Act is due to receive a government response

Lets talk about: Homelessness

Simon Hunt asks us to change how we look at the homeless

Life on the streets

It’s hard to walk down any street in central Oxford without seeing a rough sleeper – in fact, you could say it’s impossible. As...

The exile of rough sleepers in Windsor reminds us of our own prejudice

Don’t let the glamour of the Royal wedding distract you from the tragedies on our streets

Council pledges £1.4m to help the homeless

The new budget proposes large spending increases for prevention and housing

Oxford Council orders emergency shelter for the homeless

The temporary move was triggered by sub-zero weather forecasts

It’s time for us to recognise the ongoing tragedies on our streets

Oxford should be ashamed of its homelessness crisis, writes Jeevan Ravindran

A life on the streets of Oxford

Michael Jacob records a few days in the life of rough-sleeper Chad

Life on the streets of Oxford, Scott’s story

Last week I got into a conversation with a homeless man I’d seen many times before, but never really spoken to. Scott Hadlow, a...

The new Westgate Centre is a failure for social housing

To not acknowledge our responsibility to this city is to become complicit in the social cleansing of Oxford, writes Simon Neumaier

University accused of refusing to open empty buildings to rough sleepers

Green Councillor claims university has shown a 'lack of imagination and genuine compassion'

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