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DYING HOMELESS: death of a homeless man in Worcestershire was a trigger for national campaign

By Maeve McClenaghan, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism It has been almost two years since Cardon Banfield’s partially-mummified body was found in a tent, just metres from a public footpath in Worcester. The homeless 74 year-old, who settled in the UK from the Caribbean in 1961, part of the Windrush generation, was

BATTLE ON TO END HOMELESSNESS IN WYRE FOREST WITHIN THREE YEARS – BUT FUNDING “DESPERATELY INADEQUATE”

What is the truth about homelessness in Wyre Forest? How many families end up homeless and how are they being helped?  In the next instalment of Wyrelife's investigation into all aspects of homelessness, Wyre Forest’s senior officer with responsibility for housing, Kate Bailey, and the council’s Cabinet Member for Housing, Health

“I’m smiling now, I can see a future.” Homeless teenager thanks the kind Kidderminster strangers who stepped in to help when he had nowhere to go

Dan, 18, was on the verge of homelessness when he walked into Kidderminster charity Wyre Forest Nightstop and asked for help. In the first of a series of articles about homelessness in north Worcestershire, Dan reveals how kind strangers helped put him on the path to a better life. “I’m smiling

“They were so welcoming”: meet a Kidderminster family who open their home to homeless young people in Wyre Forest, Worcestershire

Could you open your family home up to a homeless young man or woman? That's what four families in Wyre Forest do. In the second part of our investigation into homelessness in north Worcestershire, we meet the people who help put troubled teens onto a new path. “At first it was

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