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15 hours ago
The wind and rain persist. Our volunteers are getting on with it with smiles on their faces most of the time, knowing that those that use our services are in a much worse place. ... See MoreSee Less
2 days ago
There have been a couple of very late nights this week and a lot of visits to people living in remote areas. Two people have had to be taken to A and E unfortunately but are getting good care. There are less people sleeping in the town now due to the night shelter and thankfully no-one was sleeping on the Washlands when the river flooded. We have rescued homeless people by boat in the past when the river has risen quickly. Things quickly turn into an emergency in this wet weather. ... See MoreSee Less
3 days ago
It's been a bit rough out there.
Thankfully our volunteers are made of stern stuff.
Adele from Help a Squaddie in Rugeley came out with us to help a service person. Her help has been top notch every time we have needed it.
We said goodbye to volunteer Josh who has moved to another area for work. ... See MoreSee Less
2 weeks ago
A presentation on homelessness and poverty to the two year 5 classes at Outwoods School. The young people had a talk recently on refugees and have done much work on this. They will now all be writing essays on homelessness. We will publish the best two essays from each class.
It is great to have the honour of working with young people. ... See MoreSee Less