The Government have announced a new strategy to end rough sleeping by 2027. BBC Radio Berkshires Paul Coia discusses this with our Chief Officer Andrew Sharp (following our report on Rough Sleepers in West Berkshire) and Murphy James from Windsor Homeless Project. Read more of the new Government strategy by clicking HERE
HEALTH WATCH WEST BERKSHIRE LAUNCHES ITS FIRST HOMELESS AND ROUGH SLEEPERS REPORT SAYING WE MUST ALL WORK TO END THE ROUGH SLEEPING CRISIS IN WEST BERKSHIRE Homeless and rough sleeper numbers in West Berkshire are growing at an unprecedented rate. Today, Health Watch West Berkshire (HWWB) is launching its Homeless And Rough Sleepers Report 2018, […]
On the 10th of January 2018 Newbury & Thatcham Advertiser covered a story about Newbury racecourse issuing eviction letters to homeless people camped within it’s grounds. Healthwatch West Berkshire also made an appearance in this coverage. You can read this story by clicking the image below. Healthwatch Berkshire will be releasing it’s report on rough […]
“A new homeless night shelter could be coming to Newbury to provide beds for rough sleepers over the winter months. The charity behind the plans is West Berkshire homeless and they’re on a mission to create a zero tolerance to homelessness. Charlotte Winfield has been to the Salvation Army hall that they’re hoping to […]
Healthwatch West Berskhire on The Breeze talking about the Homeless lack of access to healthcare in West Berkshire. Andrew Sharp from HWWB said he was concerned ‘many people are missing out’ and suggests a regular drop in clinic in the West Berkshire area would help.
-Listen to HWWB on BBC Radio Berkshire- Healthwatch West Berkshire were on both BBC Radio Berkshire and BBC South Today on 31st July 2017 talking about the difficulty homeless people in the area have in accessing health care. Andrew Sharp, Chief Officer of Healthwatch West Berkshire stating: ‘The system has to adapt itself to say […]
In this section you’ll find a compilation of press coverage that we’ve received. Click any image to enlarge it. 16th August – “Government Funding for Homeless is ‘not enough’” via 13th August – “Listen to our Chief Officer discuss the Government new Homeless Strategy” via 5th July – “Movie raises awareness of […]