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The World’s Big Sleep Out comes to Newcastle


Alex Downing discusses December's upcoming 'Big Sleep Out', aimed at raising money to aid the homeless. ...

Brexit: are new funds sticking a plaster on a fatal wound?


Rarely has a government been criticised for promising billions in funding to some of the most deprived local authorities in the country. Theresa May has once again demonstrated...

Newcastle poverty shows North-South health divide


Speaking at the Gateshead Council’s Families Overview and Scrutiny Committee, Professor of Urban Design for Health Tim Townshend argued that there are location-related...

U.N. Investigates ‘Extreme Poverty’ in Newcastle


Philip Alston, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, visited Newcastle on Wednesday as part of an investigation into the impact of austerity...

IDS conference focuses on global mobility


The conference will focus on the plight of refugees and global poverty...