Category Archives: Crisis Skylight Centre

Bread of Heaven: choir raises £1,100 for homeless charity

The Croydon Male Voice Choir has presented a cheque for £1,100 to Croydon Crisis, the charity for the homeless. CMVC raised the funds for the charity while singing at the Whitgift Centre during the Christmas period. CMVC chair Kim Ormond … Continue reading

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Donations still welcome in Shakespeare’s homelessness appeal

An appeal for essential items to help Croydon’s homeless this winter has been a huge success, with donations flooding in to the campaign’s collection points at the offices of JB Shakespeare funeral directors in Croydon and Selsdon.

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Shakespeares seek donations to help homeless in Croydon

An appeal for clothing and washroom items to help the homeless this winter has been set-up by Croydon business JB Shakespeare. The long-established independent firm of undertakers – famously based on George Street but now moved to Wellesley Road – … Continue reading

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Now Idris Elba gets angry with Tories over rising homelessness

BARRATT HOLMES, our housing correspondent, outlines the latest raft of Tory government cuts to benefits which will make yet more people homeless, and which have been supported by housing minister Gavin Barwell The role of Tory-led governments, and their current … Continue reading

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Barwell in Crisis: homelessness shelter opens on Surrey Street

WALTER CRONXITE on how the housing minister needs to take proper responsibility for creating demand for a charity shelter in his own constituency It says something about what Croydon has become that the national homelessness charity has today opened its 11th … Continue reading

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