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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Let’s Pedal for Scotland!

This year Simon Community Scotland are participating in this fabulous event. We’d love you to join us! Read on for more details.

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Let’s help get rid of Hate Crime!

Research has shown people who are homeless are more likely to victims of crime. In fact, you’re 13 times more likely to experience violence. People who are homeless are also more likely to be a victim of Hate Crime.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Media Release: Confidence building cycling course for Simon Community Scotland

Pedal for Scotland and the Simon Community Scotland team up to deliver a confidence-boosting cycling course.

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Monday, April 17, 2017

Funding boost helps secure successful approach towards eradicating homelessness in Glasgow

AN already successful approach towards eradicating rough sleeping on the streets of Glasgow has been awarded a grant of over £400,000 to help maintain its work.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Doing More Together: Bringing Real Change for Folk Across the City

The City Ambition Network or CAN was formed two years ago by the Marie Trust, Glasgow City Mission and ourselves. We had a simple belief that by working together we could work better and service users…

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Simon Community Says Thanks to Rangers After £17,000 Donation to Help Glasgow's Homeless

The Rangers Charity Foundation have handed over more than £17,000 to the Simon Community to help Glasgow’s homeless.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Begging in Glasgow

Over the last two years many Cities in Scotland have experienced an increase in begging with a number of Councils wishing to make begging illegal in their city. Aberdeen, Perth, Edinburgh and Glasgow …

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Sunday, December 4, 2016

Media Release: Kind-hearted Scots urged to assist appeal – today!

KIND-hearted Scots are being urged to assist an appeal to assist people who are homeless – today! Over 500 sleeping bags are being sought by the Scots homelessness charity, Simon Community Scotland, …

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Monday, November 28, 2016

On The Streets of Our City

Connal Cochrane, Rangers Charity Foundation Director, has written a moving blog on his experience following our Street Team this week as they reach out to those sleeping rough in Glasgow. Read on to …

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Sunday, November 27, 2016

Media Release: Sunday Herald Christmas Appeal for Simon Community Scotland

Help us help the homeless in Scotland this Christmas. Sunday Herald have teamed up with Simon Community Scotland for their Christmas Appeal this year.

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Friday, September 16, 2016

Media Release: Not one but two reasons for Simon Community Scotland to celebrate

It was a party with not just one reason to celebrate but two. Homelessness charity, Simon Community Scotland, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this month. So, obviously, staff, service users and fo…

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Glasgow Bike Station becomes a Friend of the Street Team

Greg Chauvet Managing Director of the Glasgow Bike Station met with our CEO today to register their commitment to helping vulnerable people in the city by becoming a Friend of the Street Team. The sch…

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Sunday, September 11, 2016

Media Release Launching Nightstop in Glasgow

Young people in Glasgow facing the prospect of sleeping rough on the streets are to be provided an emergency bed for the night - in a volunteer’s home rather than in a homelessness hostel.

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Unique Homelessness City Partnership up for an award

The City Ambition Network (CAN), team has been nominated for the Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership's Facing the Future Together Awards specifically in the "Our Culture: The way we work …

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Media Release: Hoping 50th birthday will spark a chain reaction

Charity hoping 50th birthday will spark a chain reaction. Simon Community Scotland today launched the start of its 50th anniversary, by hosting a media event at the Glasgow outlet of a bicycle recycli…

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Sunday, August 14, 2016

Cycle for Simon

Simon Community go green with the arrival of 26 brand new bikes. Every location will have two bikes for staff and service users to use for leisure and for business.

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