Volunteers who hand out food to the homeless in Newcastle told to stop

Volunteers who hand out food to the homeless in Newcastle told to stop
 

Volunteers handing out food and clothing to the homeless in Newcastle city centre have been warned to stop, as they are doing more harm than good.
Newcastle City Council has said they will consider taking action against unregistered volunteer groups - which often set up near Grey’s Monument and dole out meals, drinks and clothing - if they do not start falling into line with council procedures.
The Chronicle understands that several unsuccessful attempts have been made by the council to give training to the various volunteer faith groups which gather at “strategic points” around the city.... read more

 
29 September 2016 in Regional North East, Views: 31
Source: Sunday Sun
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