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There will be no newsletter on 7th May while we all wait for election results.


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If you have something to say feel free to use the comments sections throughout the site.

See the Top Menu ‘Useful Links’ for links to organisations in the forum (& a few others who haven’t joined yet).

New government debt scheme prevents landlords issuing arrears eviction notices to some tenants https://www.insidehousing.co.uk/news/news/new-government-debt-scheme-prevents-landlords-issuing-arrears-eviction-notices-to-some-tenants-70589

London story, but might as well be Bristol. Mayoral candidates call for action to help homeless refugees https://www.standard.co.uk/news/mayor/mayoral-candidates-support-for-refugees-facing-homelessness-b933406.html

Breaking news! We’ve just had an update from Bristol’s Safer off the Streets campaign, letting us know the two contactless donation points in #BristolShoppingQuarter have now raised £24,603 for @StMungos, @JulianTrust, @inHopeBristol and @caringinbristol.
https://bristolshoppingquarter.co.uk/thank-you/

We’re supporting @caringinbristol and @JulianTrust in Bristol to make sure 60 people with No Recourse to Public Funds aren’t left homeless in the city.

Everyone deserves a home, no one should be forgotten.

Find out more: http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/bristol-news/appeal-launched-60-homeless-people-5342819

Three in four people believe more attention should be paid to homelessness, report finds @ScotHousingNews https://www.scottishhousingnews.com/article/three-in-four-people-believe-more-attention-should-be-paid-to-homelessness-report-finds

Homelessness facts and statistics: The numbers you need to know in 2021 https://www.bigissue.com/latest/britains-homelessness-shame-cold-hard-facts/#.YI1ZXd5CyWU.twitter

Boy wins case against Home Office policy of no recourse to public funds https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2021/apr/29/boy-wins-case-against-home-office-policy-of-no-recourse-to-public-funds?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Other

Appeal for Bristol’s 60 homeless people not entitled to any benefits https://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/bristol-news/appeal-launched-60-homeless-people-5342819?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sharebar

Shelter charity urges councils not to abandon rough sleepers https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-somerset-56887718

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