Images of 2016 Virgin Marathon runners for the 999 Club

A successful 2016 Virgin London Marathon

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A huge thank you to all this year’s Marathon runners, who spent their winter training for the iconic London event in April. Between them they raised a brilliant £8,500, which we can put to helping homeless people transform their lives. We gave places to Charlie Dyson, Lauren Porter, Stephanie Hay, Nicola Sands and Rachel Neylon, while our very own Louisa …

Official figures show people sleeping rough in London is up nearly 30% since Autumn 2014. But real figures could be much higher.

Rough sleeping in London increased by nearly 30% in a year, real figures could be much higher

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The government has just released the latest figures for the number of rough sleepers in England and Wales in their Rough Sleeping Report Autumn 2015. This shows that 3,569 people were sleeping rough last autumn, of which 940 were in London. This is a 27% increase in London since autumn 2014. But charities that work in the homelessness sector, including members …

Lead London Home

Lead London Home

Julia Sang 999 Club updates, Campaigns

Lead London Home is a new campaign backed by over 20 homelessness charities in the capital including the 999 Club. The Mayor of London has major powers on homelessness and substantial budget. Yet last year 7,500 people slept rough on the city’s streets and tens of thousands more are homeless. London’s a great city. It should lead the world at …