April 2024

Sanctus Charity Shop opens in Chelmsford!

Cool to be Kind were so pleased to learn of our Street Support Partner, Sanctus, opening their new Charity Shop on Broomfield Road, Chelmsford recently! They are open Monday – Saturday 10am – 3pm and can accept donations of good quality adult clothes, homeware and collectables. All proceeds will go towards raising funds for Sanctus […]

Cool to be Kind secure High Sheriff Award!

Cool to be Kind (who run Street Support Chelmsford) were honoured and humbled to be invited to the High Sheriff Awards again this year! Hosted by Essex Community Foundation, Cool to be Kind were given another High Sheriff award for the third year running which will enable them to continue their invaluable work with Street […]

200 Years On – the Vagrancy Act and the Criminal Justice Bill

On Tuesday 12 March the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Ending Homelessness (APPGEH) held a meeting in Parliament to discuss the impact of the current draft of the government’s proposed Criminal Justice Bill.  At the meeting, chaired by MPs, Bob Blackman and Paula Barker, were a panel of experts including people from local authorities and people […]

Exercise your right to vote in the West Midlands.

On 2 May 2024, people across the West Midlands are being invited to vote in the polls to elect A Mayor for the West Midlands Combined Authority A Police and Crime Commissioner for the West Midlands  Councillors within local authority areas of, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall and Wolverhampton.  (In Selly Oak and Bournbrook in […]