News

This is where we keep you up to date with all of our news, share case studies and opinions.

 

6th July

Homeless in the Heat

Sweaty, dehydrated and sunburnt. For some, the heatwave may be a delightful change but for those living on the streets the constant heat is a danger and as potentially life-threatening as the severe cold and snow we experienced earlier in the year.

23rd May

Visiting Nigel Tooby's Eye Spy Exhibition

On 23rd May, the Simon on the Streets team had the opportunity to visit Nigel Tooby’s Eye Spy exhibition at The Big Conversation, a housing conference by The Gem Programme. Nigel Tooby is an artist in residence for Simon on the Streets, and this exhibition included pieces created in 2014 both for our charity to use in our 2015 calendar and to raise awareness of the plight of our service users.

17th May

Rough Diamond Ball 2018

Thank you to everyone that attended this year's Rough Diamond Ball at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on 10th May 2018. The night was a great success and a fantastic way to celebrate both the charity and our wonderful supporters. Your generosity and support for the work that we do is greatly appreciated. 

6th December

The Magical Christmas Guide to Leeds

This year Pickard Properties have produced a Magical Christmas Guide to Leeds and kindly included Simon on the Streets! Click below to have a read.

9th November

Tom's Running for Simon on the Streets!

In January, Tom, our overworked admin, communications and volunteer coordinator will be leaving us to embark on a 12-month adventure travelling the world. Tom has been with us, helping to drive the charity hub for the past 25 months, both in a volunteer and full-time capacity and he will most certainly be sorely missed by us all.

25th October

Sleep with Simon 2017

The 28th September was our main annual sleep out at the Tilt Yard of the Armouries and what a fantastic event it was. We had 92 sleepers attend which is an excellent turnout and I am quite safe saying