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London Street Food Bank: 'No-one Goes Hungry In London'

London Street Food Bank: 'No-one Goes Hungry In London'

A voluntary group sharing food with homeless and low income people in the street
The Secret Codes On London's Streets

The Secret Codes On London's Streets

What do these strange signs mean?
Free And Cheap London Events: 2-8 March 2015

Free And Cheap London Events: 2-8 March 2015

Look what you can do for under a fiver!
Suspended Coffees: Caffeinated Kindness Proves Controversial

Suspended Coffees: Caffeinated Kindness Proves Controversial

Kindly coffee drinkers make Neapolitan pay-it-forward scheme go viral.
Free And Cheap London Events: 3-9 August 2015

Free And Cheap London Events: 3-9 August 2015

No excuse to be bored over the summer holidays.
Londonist Investigates: Causes Of Rough Sleeping

Londonist Investigates: Causes Of Rough Sleeping

What brings - and keeps - people on the streets?
Police Confiscate Food And Sleeping Bags From Homeless In Ilford

Police Confiscate Food And Sleeping Bags From Homeless In Ilford

Food parcels donated by the public are taken.
Homeless Artist Exhibits New Work In Shoreditch Gallery

Homeless Artist Exhibits New Work In Shoreditch Gallery

Show includes sketches of his trusty dog George.
Have You Seen These Chalk Symbols On The Streets Of London?

Have You Seen These Chalk Symbols On The Streets Of London?

London Tenants Pay More Than 50% Income In Rent

London Tenants Pay More Than 50% Income In Rent

Charity highlights ongoing plight of the capital's renting population.
Why Does Camden Have London's Lowest Homelessness Numbers?

Why Does Camden Have London's Lowest Homelessness Numbers?

We found out.
The Scandal Of Those Forgotten By The Housing Crisis

The Scandal Of Those Forgotten By The Housing Crisis

Moving stories from those most vulnerable.
How To Live Free And Find Zen In London

How To Live Free And Find Zen In London

A London Short about living off the grid.
Crack And Cider: London's First Shop For The Homeless

Crack And Cider: London's First Shop For The Homeless

Pop-up is opening on Hackney's Kingsland Road.
What Effect Will The New Government Have On London's Housing?

What Effect Will The New Government Have On London's Housing?

What will the Tories do?
Take A Walking Tour Of London, Led By Homeless Guides

Take A Walking Tour Of London, Led By Homeless Guides

And help them get back on their feet.
Why Has The Number Of People Rough Sleeping Been Rising?

Why Has The Number Of People Rough Sleeping Been Rising?

Perhaps not why you think.
Lewisham Council Builds Pop Up Homes

Lewisham Council Builds Pop Up Homes

Temporary housing can be moved elsewhere when needed.
Homelessness Increases In London 'Due To Welfare Reforms'

Homelessness Increases In London 'Due To Welfare Reforms'

A perfect storm of poverty.
Coffee With A Conscience: The Cafes Changing London For The Better

Coffee With A Conscience: The Cafes Changing London For The Better

Forget the big guys.
Things To Do In London: Thursday 6 August 2015

Things To Do In London: Thursday 6 August 2015

Lots of lates if you find yourself in a strike pickle.
1000% Increase In Homeless Families Rehoused Outside London

1000% Increase In Homeless Families Rehoused Outside London

New figures show scale of London's housing crisis.
Anti-Homeless Studs In Southwark Spark Outrage

Anti-Homeless Studs In Southwark Spark Outrage

But are we angry at the wrong thing?
New Rough Sleepers In London Increase 12%

New Rough Sleepers In London Increase 12%

Comparing the start of 2014 to 2013.
Over 48,000 London Households Are Homeless And Living In Temporary Accommodation

Over 48,000 London Households Are Homeless And Living In Temporary Accommodation

Homelessness still rising here in the capital.
Single Homeless Are At The Back Of The Housing Queue

Single Homeless Are At The Back Of The Housing Queue

Some councils preventing homeless from getting assistance.
Rough Sleeping Increases 37% Over The Last Year

Rough Sleeping Increases 37% Over The Last Year

Charities blame benefit cuts.
London Sees A 43% Rise In Rough Sleeping

London Sees A 43% Rise In Rough Sleeping

Mayor's pledge to end rough sleeping hampered by economic downturn.
Things To Do In London Today: Thursday 28 November 2013

Things To Do In London Today: Thursday 28 November 2013

Bioinformatics, ice and Chanukah.
Prostitutes U-Turn Through Photography

Prostitutes U-Turn Through Photography

Sleeping Rough In London Needn’t Mean It’s Game Over

Sleeping Rough In London Needn’t Mean It’s Game Over

Centrepoint’s short film challenges the stereotypes.
London Tenants 'Forced Into Homelessness'

London Tenants 'Forced Into Homelessness'

Greater numbers seek help from councils.
Campaign For 'Pop Up Tenancies' To Help Housing Crisis

Campaign For 'Pop Up Tenancies' To Help Housing Crisis

Short term licenced squats, not cupcake shops.
Register Now For The Big London Night Walk

Register Now For The Big London Night Walk

12 mile walk to help rough sleepers.
Hackney Homeless Get Their Own Currency

Hackney Homeless Get Their Own Currency

New note designed by street artist Stik.
Homelessness Due To Eviction Up By 38%

Homelessness Due To Eviction Up By 38%

Families 'trapped' in insecure tenancies.
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Blowfish. Banksy. Back passages. What more do you want from a news round-up?
An Insight Into Having No Fixed Abode In London

An Insight Into Having No Fixed Abode In London

Author sleeps on the streets, in Parliament Square and Occupy.
St Mungo's Open Emergency Cold Weather Shelter

St Mungo's Open Emergency Cold Weather Shelter

As sub-zero temperatures mean severe weather emergency provision kicks in.
Met Operation To Target Homeless And Beggars

Met Operation To Target Homeless And Beggars

Six boroughs to be patrolled.
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"Hello? Home Office? Can I have a lift?"
7,500 People Slept Rough In London In 2015

7,500 People Slept Rough In London In 2015

The housing crisis bites.
News From The Pavement: Rough Sleepers Online

News From The Pavement: Rough Sleepers Online

Best Of Londonist: Tiger Cubs, Mail Rail & Fleet Ditch

Best Of Londonist: Tiger Cubs, Mail Rail & Fleet Ditch

Your digest of the week that was.
Real Stories Of Homeless Young Londoners At The Shed

Real Stories Of Homeless Young Londoners At The Shed

Watch the trailer for new play Home by Nadia Fall.
Westminster: Don't Make Lying Down On The Pavement Illegal

Westminster: Don't Make Lying Down On The Pavement Illegal

Protestors lay prostrate in Westminster on Sunday railing against proposals for a new byelaw.
Walking The Central Line For The Big Issue Foundation

Walking The Central Line For The Big Issue Foundation

Walk in support of London's homeless this weekend.
Homelessness In London Up 3%

Homelessness In London Up 3%

Councils accepting more people as statutorily homeless.
Squatting Becomes A Criminal Offence Tomorrow

Squatting Becomes A Criminal Offence Tomorrow

Anyone currently squatting in a residential property faces police action.
Newham Could Rehouse Homeless Mothers Up To 200 Miles Away

Newham Could Rehouse Homeless Mothers Up To 200 Miles Away

More social housing woes for east London local authority.
Stay Up All Night For Homelessness At The Big Tramp

Stay Up All Night For Homelessness At The Big Tramp

Explore the city and raise money for an excellent cause.
St Mungo's Woolly Hat Day & Celebrity Hat Auction

St Mungo's Woolly Hat Day & Celebrity Hat Auction

Help support homeless people in the capital
City Hall Loans £10m To Renovate Empty Homes

City Hall Loans £10m To Renovate Empty Homes

Charities will employ the homeless and vulnerable.
57,000 London Children Will Be Homeless At Christmas

57,000 London Children Will Be Homeless At Christmas

Families in temporary accommodation on the rise.
Can You Help Crisis This Christmas?

Can You Help Crisis This Christmas?

London Homelessness Up 36%

London Homelessness Up 36%

Rough sleeping also on the rise.
Tramp Round London At Night For Cardboard Citizens

Tramp Round London At Night For Cardboard Citizens

Raise money, learn and have fun.
Video: Crisis At Christmas 2012

Video: Crisis At Christmas 2012

Homelessness charity shares stories from guests and volunteers.
News From The Pavement: Rough Sleeping Eastern Europeans Face Deportation

News From The Pavement: Rough Sleeping Eastern Europeans Face Deportation

Stand Up For Shelter And Help Homelessness

Stand Up For Shelter And Help Homelessness

Comedy fundraiser with Stewart Lee.
Preview: Big Issue Sleepover At Spitalfields Market

Preview: Big Issue Sleepover At Spitalfields Market

Spend the night in Spitalfields Market and help raise money for the Big Issue.
Squat Protests Target Ken Clarke's Home

Squat Protests Target Ken Clarke's Home

Ministry of Justice's plans to criminalise squatting provokes a pointed response.
From Trinidadian Beach To London Bridge Station

From Trinidadian Beach To London Bridge Station

A homeless woman abroad.
Westminster Council Invokes New Powers Over Squatters

Westminster Council Invokes New Powers Over Squatters

London council nearly gets to evict squatter.
Mayor Opens Emergency Shelter For Rough Sleepers

Mayor Opens Emergency Shelter For Rough Sleepers

Emergency help to get people off the freezing streets
Art Preview: Exhibition In The Crypt @ St Martin-in-the-Field

Art Preview: Exhibition In The Crypt @ St Martin-in-the-Field

Peter Mullan Makes Christmas Odyssey In New Film Hector

Peter Mullan Makes Christmas Odyssey In New Film Hector

From Scotland to London on foot.
London Councils Break B&B Limit For Homeless Families

London Councils Break B&B Limit For Homeless Families

Wish you were at home for Christmas?
Video: Crisis At Christmas 2011

Video: Crisis At Christmas 2011

3,200 guests, 8,000 volunteers and a whole lot of love
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Tuesday news. A good day for designers. Not so good for London's poor and homeless.
Increase In Rough Sleeping, New Report Finds

Increase In Rough Sleeping, New Report Finds

Homelessness charity investigates rough sleeping in London.
Liberty Serves Up Cream Of Conscience To Council

Liberty Serves Up Cream Of Conscience To Council

Human rights campaign over ban on soup runs comes to Westminster's door.
Registration Open For Crisis Square Mile Run

Registration Open For Crisis Square Mile Run

See the sites of London; help the homeless.
Sleeping Rough In The Snow

Sleeping Rough In The Snow

Home At The Shed: Real Tales Of Homeless Young Londoners

Home At The Shed: Real Tales Of Homeless Young Londoners

Nadia Fall's sell-out play returns to The Shed.
Westminster Hotel Bill For Homeless Hits £3m

Westminster Hotel Bill For Homeless Hits £3m

Council faces increasing costs as homeless numbers rise.
Mayoral Elections: Tackling Homelessness In London

Mayoral Elections: Tackling Homelessness In London

How can the mayor help the homeless? Crisis tells us.
Homeless In The Capital At Museum Of London

Homeless In The Capital At Museum Of London

Written On The Streets: St Mungo's Single

Written On The Streets: St Mungo's Single

News From The Pavement: Dispersal Zones

News From The Pavement: Dispersal Zones

Music Preview: The Homeless Oratorio

Music Preview: The Homeless Oratorio

Stories of homelessness to original music
Preview: The Help By Cardboard Citizens

Preview: The Help By Cardboard Citizens

Centrepoint Celebrates 40 Years

Centrepoint Celebrates 40 Years

Preview: Crisis Comedy Cracker

Preview: Crisis Comedy Cracker

The Secret Codes On London's Streets

The Secret Codes On London's Streets

What do these strange signs mean?
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The winners of this year's New London Awards for architecture have been announced

The winners of this year's New London Awards for architecture have been announced

See photos of the winners.