His name was Peter

It has recently been suggested that we stop saying “homelessness can happen to anyone” because it somehow obscures the real risk factors and prevents those in power from tackling big structural issues. Shelter Scotland Media Officer Susie Rose reflects on when homelessness happened to her. These views are hers and hers alone. I’m 41 and […]

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Yes, another one

The UK is once again gearing up for a General Election, just 10 months after the referendum on European Union membership and only 11 months after the shake-up of the Scottish Parliament elections last May.  Not to mention the issue of another referendum on Scottish Independence which was voted on in September 2014 and is […]

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New Year, New Challenges

After the political, social and cultural rollercoaster that was 2016 and the waves of news that crashed upon us almost unrelentingly, the Christmas period and the new year have hopefully given many of us a chance to reflect on events in Scotland and abroad. One mantra that has stood out to us at Shelter Scotland […]

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