News – September 2010

Four John Lewis mugs

Design exclusives at John Lewis! 

31 August 2010

High street favourite John Lewis has joined forces with boutique experts Elle Decoration to sell a range of limited edition mugs in aid of Shelter.

Audioscope festival

Ten years of Audioscope 

29 September 2010

Audioscope festival celebrates its tenth anniversary with three shows this November. The Oxford-based music fundraiser has raised more than £20,000 for Shelter since 2001.

Ilena Day, winner of the Social Inclusion award, with Lord Herman Ouseley

SMK Campaigner awards 

22 September 2010

Winners of the 2010 SMK Campaigner awards were announced yesterday in a ceremony hosted by broadcaster Jon Snow.

A woman and man

Join us at party conferences 

16 September 2010

Shelter is holding events at all three of the main political party conferences this year. If you’re planning to be in Liverpool, Manchester or Birmingham this conference season we’d love to see you there!

A young woman

1m victims of landlord scams 

10 September 2010

Almost 1 million Britons have been the victim of a scam involving a private tenancy or landlord in the last three years, shocking new research by Shelter shows.

A family

LHA cuts to cost £120m a year 

09 September 2010

The Government will face costs of up to £120 million a year because of the huge rise in homelessness caused by cuts to local housing allowance (LHA), Shelter has revealed today.

A mother holding her young son

Rogue landlords exposed 

08 September 2010

Shelter has released shocking new research which shows evidence of widespread abuse by a minority of landlords in the private rented sector and is calling on the Government to work with councils to develop a tough programme of action.

Family in housing need

Child poverty to worsen 

06 September 2010

Almost 54,000 children already living below the poverty line will be pushed even further down by government cuts to housing benefit, Shelter reveals today.

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