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November 2nd 2017
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Following last week’s announcement that the Local Housing Allowance cap would no longer be applied to supported housing, The Salvation Army has expressed disappointment with the government’s new approach to funding what it terms ‘short-term’ supported housing.

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November 2nd 2017
| by Joss
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The Salvation Army today launches a public fundraising campaign to transform Strawberry Field – the former children’s home which inspired John Lennon’s Strawberry Fields Forever – into a training and work placement hub.

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October 31st 2017
| by Joss

Today a group of Churches and faith-based organisations have welcomed the Government’s announcement of a consultation on proposals for changes to gaming machines and social responsibility measures

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October 30th 2017
| by Joss

A Salvation Army spokesperson, said: “Across our community and professional services, The Salvation Army sees the debilitating effects of poverty on a daily basis.

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October 25th 2017
| by Elly

Today, MPs from all parties will attend an Opposition Day Debate in the House of Commons to express their views on the Government's proposed reform of the funding system for supported housing.
 
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October 19th 2017
| by Gordon_Miller

The Salvation Army warmly welcome the new measures from the Prime Minister’s Modern Slavery Taskforce to improve the National Referral Mechanism.

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October 18th 2017
| by Joss
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The Salvation Army’s Isle of Wight Corps (church) will be opening its doors to allow rough sleepers on the island to seek shelter throughout the cold winter months.

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October 17th 2017
| by Joss
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The Salvation Army in Findochty is getting ready to mark a unique anniversary later this month.

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October 16th 2017
| by Gordon_Miller
Modern Slavery

A new report today reveals continued growth in victims of modern slavery requiring support from The Salvation Army. It highlights that 1,554 people have been referred to the organisation between July 2016 and June 2017. This is more than a 300 percent increase since 2011/12 (378) – the first year when The Salvation Army started running the Government contract for victim support.

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October 13th 2017
| by Elly

Ahead of Anti-Slavery Day on Wednesday (October 18), The Salvation Army has launched an animated film to highlight the common signs of modern slavery, enabling the public to help spot them – and play their part in putting an end to this monstrous crime.

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