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Chichester Observer feature our Hicks House press release

Chichester Observer feature our Hicks House press release

https://www.chichester.co.uk/news/people/chichester-homeless-charity-extends-hostel-to-help-people-transform-their-lives-3309016 We wanted to thank Chichester District Council, Homes England, The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government and the Bernard Sunley Foundation for all their support with this project.   Source: Chichester Observer, 15/07/2021, Sam Morton.read more »

Hicks House - BBC Sounds

Hicks House - BBC Sounds

Ben Weisz reports on our new service 'Hicks House' providing self-contained studio flats for rough sleepers with complex needs on the first stage of their journey to independent living.   Source: Ben Weiz - BBC Sounds, 8/7/2021 https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p09lr0tx read more »

Non EU Nationals withdrawal of 'Settled Status'

Non EU Nationals withdrawal of 'Settled Status'

This week Stonepillow's Toby Condron spoke to BBC Radio Sussex. Toby discusses the implications surrounding the government's withdrawal of Non EU National's rights to apply for settled status in the UK from June 30th.   Interview Conducted by Ben Weisz 07/06/21 read more »

Bognor Observer feature us

Bognor Observer feature us

Bognor Observer featured us in their newspaper this week, discussing our Million Mile Beach Clean. As seen here: Stonepillow volunteers lead beach clean-up “Our clients are drawn to the beach at times of crisis and despair, where they can reflect and ground themselves in peace and nature." Clients and volunteers from Stonepillow took... read more »

Local Elections & Homelessness

Local Elections & Homelessness

This week Stonepillow's CEO Hilary Bartle spoke to BBC Radio Sussex about the concern of an increase in homelessness in the wake of the pandemic.       Listen to the recording below: BBC Radio Sussex with Danny Pike - 04/05/2021read more »

Accent Together

Accent Together

Operation Accent Together saw a team of our outreach support workers out and about alongside Arun Police, Voluntary Action Arun & Chichester (VAAC), and Arun District Council, in a joint outreach program is part of an ongoing project in Bognor Regis to increase community engagement with Eastern European communities. Stonepillow’s... read more »

Chichester students’ artwork raises money for Stonepillow

Chichester students’ artwork raises money for Stonepillow

Art and design students at Chichester College have raised nearly £1,000 for Stonepillow. The students designed a range of products as part of their coursework, all themed around ‘Urban Jungle’ – which were sold in the college’s shop before Christmas in aid of Stonepillow. The range raised £943 for the charity... read more »

Cobnor Activities

Cobnor Activities

As the evenings become lighter, and the days grow longer, the clients of Stonepillow have a spring in their step. Throughout March, Stonepillow’s clients have been taking advantage of the bespoke program of multi-activities on offer to them at the Cobnor Activities Centre Trust; an independent charity based in... read more »

Christmas Kindness at Stonepillow

Christmas Kindness at Stonepillow

Christmas 2020 was going to be different for all of us, and with so many restrictions in place we had to rethink how we would create a Christmas to remember for our clients and so we launched our ‘Christmas Kindness’ campaign, sharing the variety of new ways people could... read more »

Highlights of The Big Leap Out

Highlights of The Big Leap Out

They all did it! On Sunday 11th October, our Big Leapers took the leap and skydived from 10,000 feet to raise funds for Stonepillow...and Gary went even higher to 15,000 feet! The added bonus was due to an overcast day the start of their freefall was above the cloud... read more »

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