Tag Archives: Homeless

Jimmy’s Emergency Accommodation Centre Full and Turning Away Nine People Per Night

Riverside, Cambridge. Cambridge’s homelessness emergency accommodation centre, Jimmy‚Äôs, is full tonight and has been turning away an average of nine people a night over the last week. Being approached by people begging for cash is a reasonably common experience for me in Cambridge. Typically the context is someone in one of the city’s shopping streets [...]

Cambridge Homeless Offered Emergency Accommodation in Peterborough

A Cambridge City Council’s Community Services Scrutiny Committee on the 15th of January 2009 the council’s homelessness strategy was discussed. Preventing homelessness, and helping homeless people, particularly those sleeping on the streets, has been something Cambridge City Council has done well over the last few years. Though there have been a few blips, such as [...]