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Shelter Manchesters Homeless Documentary

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February 22, 2017

A look at the harsh reality of homelessness in Manchester

Greedy town hall chiefs grab money from health workers

Tom Barnes - Chief Reporter Front line health workers who have to make home visits to see vulnerable clients in east London are incensed about crippling parking fees being demanded by money grabbing town hall chiefs. Greedy Tower Hamlets council ...

Skateboarding is the works so let's keep it going

Matt Gardner   With a place as big as Leeds, it's no wonder that a lot of the city's major hubs of activity go unnoticed. Sadly, one of these hidden gems - the holder of a national record, no less - may no longer be around in 12 months time. The Wor ...

Could your dog save lives?

Lara PlatmanThere is a desperate need for more blood to save the lives of dogs that get injured in road accidents. The charity Pet Blood Bank is running critically low on supplies of TYPE-NEGATIVE blood. The breeds that can normally be of assistance are: A ...

Accolades for CJET and The-Latest from celebrities

Marc Wadsworth - Editor, The-LatestOur website spread its wings by supporting the launch of a new charity dedicated to making citizen journalism available to everyone. The frontier-busting project immediately won broad-based support including from British ...

Funds needed for shocking new 'killer' loneliness film

Filmmakers are urgently seeking cash to produce a new documentary that exposes the often tragic circumstances of homelessness, loneliness and isolation – particularly among the elderly – which is behind the huge rise in paupers&r ...

UK 2016: Scandal of Brits dying from malnutrition

Food bank charities have condemned the “scandal” of poverty in the UK after disturbing new figures revealed that hundreds of people died from hunger last year. Figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) indicate that 391 people died ...

UK 2016: Scandal of Brits dying from malnutrition

Food bank charities have condemned the “scandal” of poverty in the UK after disturbing new figures revealed that hundreds of people died from hunger last year. Figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) indicate that 391 people died ...

Respect paid to famed Jamaican war veteran Sam King

Tributes to trailblazing Jamaican Second World War veteran Sam King have been flooding in after his death in the UK aged 90.The first Black mayor of Southwark, in south London, 33 years ago, King has been hailed as a "pioneer" in British politic ...

'We must fight government jobcentre cruelty against the poor'

You may have seen the reviews of Ken Loach’s film I, Daniel Blake. It reduced hardened film critics in Cannes to tears with its story about the cruelty that jobcentres and the DWP dish out to ordinary people throughout the country. Interestingly, Lo ...

In a mess: UK arrangements for housing asylum seekers

We urgently need to rethink the way we receive asylum seekers in Britain. Earlier in the year, it emerged that asylum seekers in the Middlesborough area were suffering from racist abuse, apparently as a result of living in easily identifiable ho ...

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