News – September 2009

Apartment in Manchester

Win an apartment in Manchester 

27 August 2009

One of 12 apartments on the canal in Portland Basin, Manchester, could be yours when you enter a new property giveaway competition that's raising funds for our work with people in housing need.

Ace of hearts playing card designed by Damien Hirst

House of Cards comes up trumps! 

30 September 2009

The House of Cards auction, featuring works by artists and designers including Damien Hirst, Marc Quinn, David Bailey and Vivienne Westwood, has raised over £100,000 for Shelter.

Patsy Palmer in Trapped

Shelter film wins major award 

29 September 2009

Trapped, a short film starring Patsy Palmer (pictured), made for Shelter by Seefood Films, has won the prestigious IVCA Clarion Award for Interactive Media.

Group of campaigners

Summer of campaigning success  

14 September 2009

Our Campaigns team and public network of campaigners have been very busy lately, as they’ve fought to keep housing in the public eye and at the top of the Government’s agenda. Here’s a round-up of what they’ve been doing over the last six months…

Jane Asher and Gerald Scarfe

Stars turn out for private view 

25 September 2009

A host of artists and celebrities joined Shelter to celebrate the launch of our House of Cards exhibition last night at an exclusive private view held at the Haunch of Venison gallery in London.

Great North Runner

Thanks to our Great North Runners! 

21 September 2009

A team of 125 Shelter runners took on the challenge of the Great North Run in Newcastle on Sunday. Congratulations and a big thank you to all of them!

Visit the House of Cards exhibition 

16 September 2009

Major names from the world of art have come together to create a unique collection of works inspired by our House of Cards campaign. From Thursday 24 September, you'll be able to view it for yourself at the Haunch of Venison Gallery, London.

The Soloist poster

Join us at a gala screening 

14 September 2009

Shelter has joined forces with Universal Pictures to raise funds at a charity gala screening of moving new drama, The Soloist.

A terraced house

Repossessions on the rise 

15 September 2009

New figures from the Financial Services Authority show that 13,610 homes were repossessed in England in the last three months, a rise of 23 per cent on the same period the last year.

House of Cards winner

We have a winner!  

07 September 2009

A Darwin-inspired illustration of an insect by London-based artist Mauricio Ortiz has won Shelter’s House of Cards design competition.

One of the exhibitors at the show, Lucis

Calling all design enthusiasts! 

07 September 2009

100% Design London is the UK's leading interior design and architecture event. It's supporting Shelter this year, and to celebrate the partnership, there's a great ticket discount especially for our supporters.

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