Homelessness in the LGBT community: are councils doing enough?

Councils in England have been turning away LGBT people who are homeless, asking them to show proof of their living situation. The Albert Kennedy Trust, an LGBT youth homeless charity, estimates that LGBT young people under the age of 25 comprise up to 24% of the youth homeless population, of which 69% have experienced violence, […]


City of Edinburgh Council challenged to tackle growing overtourism

Edinburgh has been named by a CNN Travel report as one of the world’s ‘overtourism hotspots’ alongside Rome, Venice, Amsterdam and Barcelona. The effects of overtourism in the city, such as gentrification, disruption of public spaces and reduced availability of housing, is a topical issue for Edinburgh residents. Overtourism means that Edinburgh is a hotspot […]