The worry and desperation that many tenants experience as a result of high rents and insecure tenancies in the private sector is forcefully conveyed in this interview. As Gina says at one point “I feel I am constantly on the edge, looking over my shoulder, wondering where I will be in a month or six… Read More Housing crisis in Falmouth: interview with Gina A. a degree educated mother
Homelessness in Cornwall for young people is expected to increase in 2016, due mainly to changes in the benefit system and a reduction in statutory support services.
40 Back pack beds have arrived in Cornwall for homeless people in the County. Cornwall Independent Poverty Forum (CIPF) are distributing them to projects working with Rough Sleepers such as St Petroc’s Society and various Soup Kitchens and Food Providers from Penzance to Newquay and Gunnislake. The beds double up as a tent for sleeping in… Read More Back Pack Beds for Cornwall