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Homelessness part 2 by Tarpaulin Simon

Homelessness Part 2 By Tarpaulin Simon.
Tried to film a quick piece after my second night at the homeless shelter but realised it was just an unintelligible angry rant.
Reshot it this morning. It’s about a guy that 5 weeks ago was living as a furniture restorer in Cardiff and is now living rough in[…]

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The Homeless Can’t Vote by Tarpaulin Simon

After volunteering at a shelter tonight I filmed a quick piece on the upcoming election, the possibility of another 5 years of austerity and the impact on the homeless.
Homelessness has risen by a factor of 5 since Cameron came to power but I didn’t hear this mentioned in the leaders debate.
Because the homeless[…]

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TENTS PITCHED OUTSIDE LEICESTER TOWN HALL AS NATIONWIDE PROTEST AGAINST THE BEDROOM TAX COMMENCES

by Matthew Varnham
In anticipation of the nation-wide sleep-out, where thousands of campaigners are expected to turn to the streets of over 60 cities across the country, tents have been pitched on the grass of Leicester Town Hall Square. The move comes as groups across the country have decided to assemble and openly reject the[…]

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THE LAST STAND, LEICESTER AUGUST 2013, PART OF NATIONAL MASS SLEEP OUT

 
Leicester City Council (LCC) currently has 54 councillors, of those 52 are Labour Politicians; given this, you would be forgiven in thinking City residents are protected from some of the most brutal Welfare Cuts for 30 years?
The reality is LCC have imposed every one of the Governments Policies at it’s fullest, and in[…]

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2pm Saturday 4 February – Homeless people speak out at St Paul’s

From the beginning of Occupy London at St Paul’s and Finsbury Square, rough sleepers and other homeless people have been occupiers at both camps, taking part in actions, discussions and assemblies and keeping the camps alive by working in the kitchens, stores, recycling and shelter.
Occupy London has become a home – and an occupation[…]

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