COUNCIL chiefs have sent a letter to homeless people in bed and breakfast accommodation telling them their breakfasts are being scrapped to save money.
Some of Scotland's leading chefs and cultural figures are urging restaurants to help festival-goers across Edinburgh give something to those less fortunate than themselves when they eat out.
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City homeless project Stopover celebrates its 30th anniversary tomorrow.
After 20 years helping the city's homeless with the Rock Trust, Tom Byrom says the challenges are only getting bigger
A CHARITY today launched a search for volunteers to help throw a lifeline to people on the brink of being made homeless.
The Scottish Parliamentary elections are just five months away.
IT'S probably not at the top of most people's lists when it comes to places to go shopping in the January sales.
SITTING on a plastic chair at a fold-up table, his hands stretched out before him, red with cold, Steven Pupkis stares ahead deep in thought.
COUNCIL chiefs who put help for homeless people out to tender in a bid to save money ended up paying £1000 a day more for the same service, it was claimed today.
KIRK Moderator the Rt Rev John Christie has called for churches and charities to join with government in the creation of a "Big Society" focused on poverty and homelessness.
The achievements of a unique charity which tackles homelessness through self-supporting communities has been held up as an example of how to combat the issue at discussions joined by the Duchess of Cornwall.
Striking changes: The men whose lives have been turned around by being chosen to play for Scotland in the Homeless World Cup
Addiction, crime, relationship issues – there are many paths that can lead to homelessness. But one route back is through sport. Sheanne Mulholland meets some of the men whose lives have been turned around by being chosen to play for Scotland in the Homeless World Cup
As debate rages over begging in the Capital, Mev Brown examines the issues behind the problem and asks how we can address it
HOMELESS campaigners today hailed a drop in the number of council tenants being evicted in Edinburgh despite the recession.
MORE than 1,100 Edinburgh families have faced losing their homes over the past year, new figures have shown.
THE number of people sleeping rough in Scotland's capital has fallen dramatically in the past few years, official figures have revealed.
WELCOME to Scotland on Sunday's online feature, Question of the Week.
'HERE you go," said the attractive young blonde as she dropped a pound in my cup and handed me a hotel chocolate.
THE right to buy should be scrapped for all new tenancies, according to the housing charity Shelter Scotland.
THE boss of Scotland's design quango will speak at a conference on homelessness.