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MORE than 100 rough sleepers have been moved off the streets and placed into accommodation, figures show. It comes after the government urged councils to block-book hotel beds for homeless people in March so they could self-isolate from coronavirus . Southampton City Council bosses have been working with charities and have helped 101 homeless people across the city move onto settled accommodation, according to figures released by Street Support Network. Housing needs manager Liz Slater, from Southampton City Council, and Claire Stagg from homeless charity Two Saints put out a statement confirming the figures. They said: “We have accommodated 101 individuals who have been found rough sle... Full story

4 July