Lockdown is hitting Aberdeen's homeless and street beggars, with less people offering change due to shops, pubs and clubs being closed.
Thousands of homeless people are still on the streets despite the Government’s aim to house all rough sleepers by the end of last month, charities have said.
The Government has asked local authorities in England to house all rough sleepers and those in hostels and night shelters by the weekend, the charity Crisis said.
Hotel chain Travelodge has been criticised after it closed a number of hotels being used to house homeless and vulnerable people, leaving some fearing they would have nowhere to go.
Scotland’s largest cities have drawn up plans to help and protect homeless people during the Covid-19 outbreak.
Homeless people in Aberdeen are at an increased risk of contracting coronavirus due to their health profile, a charity chief has warned.
Aberdeen's Social Bite cafe will join forces with other groups across Scotland to create a nationwide food delivery service.
More than 70,000 households were homeless or at risk of homelessness last summer, according to Government figures.
Homelessness charities have urged the Government to provide guidance on protecting “particularly vulnerable” rough sleepers from the coronavirus.
Council bosses have vowed to “do everything” in their power to address deaths among the city’s homeless, as new figures reveal Aberdeen has the second highest number in the country.
The head of a charity set up to support the city’s homeless has called for action to reduce the number of deaths.
A number of organisations are to open their doors this Christmas to help those who may be struggling over the festive period.
Dame Helen Mirren read bedtime stories to a crowd camped in London’s Trafalgar Square overnight, part of a global effort to raise cash to tackle homelessness.
Will Smith has urged the public to think about those who “don’t have a place to call home” in a video promoting a mass sleep-out to help end homelessness.
Two charities have been given a £12,500 boost to help people out on Aberdeen streets.
A senior Scottish minister has paid a flying visit to an Aberdeen charity – as the Government steps up the fight against homelessness.
Employees from an Aberdeen department store have helped by working shifts at a charity shop.
After being praised by for his selflessness, Ryan said the only thanks he wants is for people to give him McDonald’s Monopoly tokens, explaining, “the tokens can be exchanged for meals and we can then give those meals to the homeless".
A new campaign is calling for crafty people to help Aberdeen's homeless.
A project to get hundreds of north-east homeless people off the street could take a major step forward next week.
A new initiative to fast-track homeless people in Aberdeen into permanent accommodation has been approved.
An Aberdeen homeless charity has issued an appeal for volunteers.
A new initiative to fast-track homeless people in Aberdeen into permanent accommodation could be approved next week.
An Aberdeen homeless charity has thanked members of the public for their generosity over the past few months.
An Aberdeen optician has brought some seasonal cheer to homeless people with a special event that allowed 16 people to claim a free pair of glasses.
Ellie Goulding has urged people to interact with the homeless so they do not feel “ignored”, and has also called for the Government to put more effort into helping to ease the crisis.
An Aberdeen optician was today holding a special festive event for the homeless – where those attending can claim a free pair of glasses.
Around 1,800 people braved plunging temperatures in Aberdeen to raise money for the homeless.
A north-east couple have donated more than 400 items to an Aberdeen homeless charity.
The manager of an Aberdeen charity cafe says a sleep-out event will change the lives of the homeless in “massive” ways.