Vil­lage for home­less

Manchester Evening News - - NATIONAL -

A NEW vil­lage has opened to pro­vide sta­ble ac­com­mo­da­tion to home­less peo­ple as part of a campaign to erad­i­cate the is­sue in Scot­land.

So­cial Bite Vil­lage launched yes­ter­day in Gran­ton, Ed­in­burgh to pro­vide a place to live and sup­port for up to 20 peo­ple.

The project, be­lieved to be the first of its kind in the UK, is made up of 10 two-bed huts with a cen­tral hub where res­i­dents can so­cialise and ad­mire views over the Firth of Forth.

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