News: BMENational member to redevelop London hostel

BMENational member Irish Centre Housing, which provides accommodation and support for the homeless and vulnerable across London, has begun the redevelopment of one of its key hostels thanks to the financial support of Clydesdale Bank. Working in partnership with the…

News: Ex-homeless tenants benefit from Big Lottery grant

Innisfree Housing Association has received a much sought-after grant for a creative arts project that will be used to teach its tenants skills in the art of photography. Funded by the Big Lottery Fund’s ‘Awards for All’ scheme, which supports…

Feature: Is the Big Society destroying the very things it’s meant to stand for?

My 84-year-old grandmother was rescued by the Big Society. Or was it the big state? Or was it the doctrine of state multiculturalism? Listen to her story and you tell me. Chau Yuk Sim arrived in Britain from Hong Kong…