This photograph was taken on Christmas morning.  The only people in the city centre appeared to be people who had spent the night sleeping rough, the police and people heading to work at the HARC Christmas project (See below).  There were no shoppers to read the sales signs and as if they haven't had enough... Continue Reading →

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              Countdown to Christmas | December 25th | Sheffield City Centre 2017 All of the photographs in this blog post were taken on Christmas morning 2017. Today I arrived in the city centre of Sheffield at 8am.  Within the space of about an hour I saw at least 20... Continue Reading →

Countdown to Christmas | Cold and Damp How many people consider the story behind the circumstance of a person who has become homeless?  How many people define the person as a ‘homeless person’ rather than a person who has become homeless?  Most of us prefer to be defined by qualities in our life over which... Continue Reading →

Countdown to Christmas | Town Hall Chambers How many people consider the story behind the circumstance of a person who has become homeless?  How many people define the person as a ‘homeless person’ rather than a person who has become homeless?  Most of us prefer to be defined by qualities in our life over which... Continue Reading →

Countdown to Christmas | Burgess Street How many people consider the story behind the circumstance of a person who has become homeless?  How many people define the person as a ‘homeless person’ rather than a person who has become homeless?  Most of us prefer to be defined by qualities in our life over which we... Continue Reading →

Countdown to Christmas | Cold Comfort How many people consider the story behind the circumstance of a person who has become homeless?  How many people define the person as a ‘homeless person’ rather than a person who has become homeless?  Most of us prefer to be defined by qualities in our life over which we... Continue Reading →

Countdown to Christmas | The Boardwalk In 1976 the Boardwalk (then the Black Swan) was the venue for the first ever concert by The Clash. In 1997 The Boardwalk was used as a venue to help raise awareness of homelessness in Sheffield  and to raise funds for Homeless and Rootless at Christmas (HARC).  HARC is... Continue Reading →

Countdown to Christmas | West Bar This winter in 2017 it is hard to walk down any road in the city centre of Sheffield without seeing evidence of people sleeping rough.  Here on West Bar there is a bit of shelter from the rain.  However whoever slept here will have been completely exposed to the... Continue Reading →

  End Youth Homelessness is a new partnership of charities and businesses that have joined forces to raise awareness, gather support and influence government to make a change and eradicate youth homelessness in the UK Read more about End Youth Homelessness HERE Roundabout in Sheffield is one of the partner charities working with End Youth... Continue Reading →

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