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What is the Sleep Out?
Sleep Out is an annual event where hundreds or people sleep outside for one night in central Bristol. It is by no means the total experience of homeless people but it helps to...
24th November 2017
Tamara* and her husband settled in the UK having moved here from Africa. When her husband became ill, her situation started taking a turn for the worse. This is her story...
"I was living in Africa,...
22nd December 2017
Simon started working life with 14 O Levels, 4 A Levels and an honours degree in philosophy. He worked as a carpenter for the National Theatre, before becoming Master Carpenter at the Bristol Old Vic...
14th December 2017
Ian has suffered from depression and mental issues, and was receiving benefit assistance when payments were stopped due to a change in the system . This is his story:
"I came to Bristol to go to...
27th November 2017
Sebastian* learnt to drink from a young age from his stepfather and subsequently also developed a drug habit. His behaviour put him into a revolving door of prison sentences. This is his story...
"I...
27th November 2017
Thank you to all of you who came to our AGM last month – it was wonderful to see so many of you there! We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.
Our Treasurer, Donna, gave us an excellent summary of...
2nd November 2017
In September, Jonathan and Jonnie attended the Premier Love Britain + Ireland Awards in London. The pair of hopeful nominees were understandably disappointed when the Wild Goose didn't win in the...
31st October 2017
October/November are months when we are encouraged in the national press to think about setting up a lasting will and testament. According to a YouGov survey, nearly two thirds of the British adult...
30th October 2017
By Sophy Teasdale, LIFE Recovery Deputy Manager
This year’s weekend away was the best one yet. (And we say that every year, so they must keep getting better!) We had great weather, great food and...
23rd October 2017
This article is part of our "Give Hope This Christmas" appeal. If you'd like to donate, you can do so here. 
It goes without saying that Christmas is a difficult time for homeless people. Not only is...
19th October 2017
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