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December 19, 2018 12:19 PM Stacey Dooley and Joe Sugg to link up in new project: Strictly 2018 stars get close

Firm favourites on Strictly Come Dancing, Stacey and Joe wowed the public with their positive attitudes and dancing prowess. The one-off special show on New Year’s Eve will feature a performance from Madness as well as others. The show will be on in the run-up to the fireworks which will shoot over the River Thames at midnight and will be filmed at Central 330

October 30, 2018 7:01 AM 'What IS your plan?' Evan Davis GRILLS Shadow Treasury minister on Universal Credit

EVAN DAVIES grilled the Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury Peter Dowd on BBC Newsnight last night, on what Labour’s plan is for Universal Credit, after conflicting comments about the policy. Mr Davies said: “No one seems quite clear whether your plan is to scrap universal credit or to consult broadly on it which is what was said this morning. What is the plan?” Shadow 54

August 30, 2018 7:21 PM Cash crisis council to hire help for beggars

SCOTLAND’S largest council is to hire a specialist worker to help street beggars claim benefits. Glasgow City Council has a £129million gap between its spending and income and has been forced to make major cuts to services. But senior managers have found the money to employ a digital inclusion officer, who will tour the city’s streets with a tablet computer 52

August 13, 2018 6:19 AM Theresa May: I'll end rough sleeping by 2027

However, they warned it will not provide a “total fix” for homelessness, which would require a significant increase in social housing, more security for renters and the reversal of policies which leave migrants homeless. The new strategy, revealed by Communities Secretary James Brokenshire on Saturday ahead of its official launch today, will offer support 61

July 31, 2018 11:51 AM Housing benefits claimants facing long waits for claims to be processed

THOSE seeking housing benefits in south Essex are facing long waits for their claims to be processed, which a charity has warned could lead to homelessness. Between April 2017 and March 2018, new claimants waited on average of 26 days in Southend, 34 days in Basildon, 23 days in Castle Point and 20 days in Rochford. This waiting time can be worrying 71

July 2, 2018 11:19 PM Antony Cotton reveals personal connection to Corrie homelessness storyline

Cotton, 42, said the man wrote to him on Facebook while he was filming reality TV show Dancing On Ice earlier this year. He had been forced to leave his family home and resorted to staying in a tent in a stairwell of a council block in Fleetwood, Lancashire. The actor said he paid for the man to stay in a hotel in Manchester before helping to find housing 67

June 24, 2018 7:18 AM New chief executive for Southend homeless charity

New chief executive, Jackie Bliss, is excited about her new role with HARP and is very much looking forward to taking over the helm from Gill. Jackie said: “I have supported HARP’s work for many years, and have been impressed by everything it has achieved and the impact it has had. Homelessness is an issue I care deeply about, as I know it could happen 40

June 22, 2018 6:52 AM Married At First Sight's soft serve millionaire Justin Fischer braves the Sydney cold and sleeps outside on a piece of cardboard to raise awareness for homelessness

But Married At First Sight's Justin Fischer abandoned his comfortable lifestyle and braved the cold on Thursday as he participated in the annual Vinnies CEO Sleepout. The 44-year-old soft serve millionaire shared a series of videos and photos of his experience on Instagram. Taking place every year across Australia, hundreds of CEOs, businessmen and leaders 36

June 22, 2018 2:13 AM Bosses brave cold for Vinnies Sleepout

More than 350 CEOs and business leaders from NSW have raised more than $2 million for Vinnies Homeless Services after sleeping rough for one night. Braving the cold in Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong on Thursday night the bosses swapped their warm beds for concrete as the took part in one of the biggest fundraising events in Australia. After establishing 21

June 22, 2018 1:02 AM Not awake with Today! Hilarious moment a Nine News reporter wakes up an unsuspecting company CEO after he slept through a charity sleep out

A CEO was surprised to be woken up live on air this morning after he spent the night sleeping 'rough' to raise money for homelessness. The annual Vinnies CEO sleep out was held overnight, and the man, named Peter, was the last one sleeping. With a cruise ship set to arrive at White Bay Cruise terminal in Sydney, Sunrise reporter Natalia Cooper was given 33