Thu. Nov 26th, 2020

Isle of Wight Observer News

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Rough sleeping numbers down on the Island

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The number of people sleeping rough on the Island has reduced significantly, according to new figures.

Eleven people were recorded as sleeping rough on the Island’s streets during the Government’s 2019 annual count, which took place over one night in November. In 2018, 24 people were recorded as sleeping rough.