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Cardboard Blankets, Concrete Pillows

John Govier takes a look at the problem of youth homelessness in Devon.

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1 hour

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Sun 7 Apr 2013 15:00

Rough Sleeping

Rough Sleeping

The government figures for Autumn 2012, estimate around 80 people sleep rough across Devon. Thirty in Exeter alone.

 

JG and a team of BBC Radio Devon colleagues were among 180 volunteers who experienced a night under the stars for Exeter YMCA's Sleep Easy event 2013.

 

This special documentary investigates some of the reasons young people end up without a roof over their heads and what help is available to them when they find themselves sleeping rough.

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