Derby's street drinking problem: Build new shelter plea
Charities which work with street drinkers have called for a new shelter to be build in the city so they spend less time on the streets. The Derby Telegraph has spoken to three agencies which provide help - along with the police, shoppers, civic leaders and the council - as part of our investigation into how the problem can be solved.
Street drinking in Derby is a "massive problem", believes Rev Julio Abraham, chief executive of Derby City Mission, in Charnwood Street, Derby, which runs a night shelter for the homeless and works with alcoholics.
Rev Abraham said: "Most of... read more
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