Former police station used for homeless
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Corby's former police station being used to house homeless

A police station vacated by the town's force is being used to house the homeless.

The station in Corby, Northamptonshire, has been turned into a temporary shelter for 35 people by a local charity.

The site has beds and washing facilities, and volunteers from Corby Nightlight provide catering to the residents.

It is hoped the shelter can provide a new home to dozens of people - with a range of ages - who are currently living in a makeshift camp in nearby woodland.

  • 06 Dec 2018
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