15th January 2024 | By Amber Brooks

New strategy put in place after youth homelessness rises 57% in the last five years

Help is being offered to young people in need of accommodation in new strategy

19th November 2023 | By Martha Norris

24-hour run in Manchester to raise money for homelessness.

A Manchester-based charity group set the challenge to run for 24 hours in order to raise money and create awareness for the increase in homelessness...

22nd December 2022 | By Ruby Qaimkhani

Businesses worry that plans to revamp vandalised Chinatown landmark pagoda could take away vital funds needed for security

Chinatown’s residents and businesses are being consulted on plans to restore Chinatown’s vandalised landmark pagoda. The council wants to redesign the pagoda situated at the...


6th December 2022 | By Beth Ibbotson

Manchester partnership relaunches with hopes to end homelessness 

Through council initiatives, rough Sleeping in Greater Manchester was reduced by over 50% by the end of the pandemic, and now they seek to reduce...


14th April 2021 | By Hannah Terry

Seven ways you can support the Big Issue North at home during the lockdown

The lockdown restrictions in England have caused many difficulties for small, local businesses and companies across the country  With no financial help from the government,...


14th April 2021 | By Hannah Terry

Big Issue North sellers left jobless after yearlong lockdown restrictions have forced them off the streets

Big Issue (BI) North vendors have lost their vital source of income after the coronavirus lockdown restrictions have meant they can no longer sell the magazine...


28th October 2020 | By Georgina Randall

Lockdown on the streets of Manchester: how the homeless are risking their health for safety

Sat with a coffee and some hand-rolled cigarettes, David Chapman spoke candidly to the Northern Quota about the trials of enduring a pandemic with no...


27th October 2020 | By Niamh O'Connell

Chorlton homeless charity changes direction after lockdown causes shop to close

A homeless charity in Chorlton has changed direction after covid caused its shop to close during lockdown. Reach out to the community is a Manchester-based...


23rd May 2020 | By Euan Barnaby-Smith

More public toilets needed for homeless people to use in Manchester city centre, says councillor

Homeless people in Manchester are demanding greater access to public toilets. Many homeless people do not having access to communal toilets, which has led to...


30th January 2020 | By nq_admin

Local community in London, Ontario holds public meeting to address problem of homelessness

The City of London’s Homelessness Prevention Team had a large turnout for its first community meeting. More than 100 people congregated at Central Library for...


13th December 2019 | By [email protected]

Manchester restaurant to offer free buffet for the homeless this Christmas

A restaurant in Manchester is offering homeless people in the city a free Christmas buffet. Jasmine Grill, located on Richmond street in Manchester’s gay village,...


12th December 2019 | By Chloe Illingworth

Manchester’s night walk raises thousands for the homeless

A 10k walk round Manchester helped raise thousands of pounds for homeless people this Christmas. The night walk started and ended on Windmill Street and raised...


11th December 2019 | By Shiala Mahmood

Volunteer cooking Christmas meal for the homeless in Bury asking for donations from public

A volunteer charity worker is pledging to cook a Boxing Day meal for homeless people in Bury. Samara Barnes has been cooking meals for the...


17th November 2019 | By Anish Vij

Number of Manchester’s rough sleepers down for second consecutive year amongst concerns

Greater Manchester has witnessed a drop in the number of rough sleepers for a second year in a row. Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) latest figures...


26th November 2018 | By Harriet Mills

Campaign launched to encourage businesses to employ the homeless

Hire the Homeless is a campaign to encourage businesses in Manchester to employ homeless people in a bid to tackle the rising tide of homelessness in...

Homeless Project Manchester team

22nd November 2018 | By Lewis Finney

Outrage as council describes unofficial soup kitchens as ‘a bad idea’

A Manchester City Council tweet about unofficial soup kitchens has provoked an intense public reaction.  The Twitter post was was sent out as part of a thread with...

Manchester Sleepout

3rd November 2018 | By Daniel Davies

More than 500 people set to take part in biggest Manchester Sleepout yet

Booth Centre’s annual Manchester Sleepout will take place this coming Friday (9 November) and promises to be the biggest sleepout to date with more than 500 people sleeping rough...


29th October 2018 | By [email protected]

Protestors march in city centre after four homeless people die in two weeks

Activists marched through Manchester city centre calling on the council to do more to combat the crisis of homelessness. The 50-strong march was made up of...


10th October 2018 | By Isaac Jordan

World Homeless Day photographs depict plight of rough sleepers in Manchester

Today is World Homeless Day, which came about in 2010 with the global aim of drawing attention to the needs of homeless people and provide the...


28th February 2018 | By nq_admin

Charities step in to help rough sleepers survive brutal weather as beast from the east hits

As the city is hit by the ‘Beast from the East’, schools are closed, trains delayed, and commuters struggle through the plummeting temperatures. But Manchester’s...