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Jools Ramsey meeting with Tom Hunt MP 7th August 2020

Jools Ramsey Interview on 25th June 2020

Ipswich Star Homeless fears after Coronavirus 25th May 2020

Jools Ramsey talks to James Hazell on BBC Radio Suffolk 1 May 2020

Ipswich Borough protect rough sleepers during the virus outbreak Ipswich Star April 2020

Ipswich homeless could self isolate in B&Bs Ipswich Star March 2020

Trustees wanted for an Ipswich based Charity Essential Suffolk February 2020

Writer gives away book profits to Ipswich homeless people EADT February 2020

ihAg looks for additional Trustees Suffolk Wire February 2020

Number of beds for Ipswich’s homeless need to increase, says charity leader EADT January 2020

Local author donates profits from his debut novel to Ipswich Housing Action Group Suffolk Wire January 2020

CEO Jools Ramsey  interview with Lesley Dolphin about homelessness issues and her vision for ihAg BBC Radio Suffolk January 2020 (part 1)

CEO Jools Ramsey  interview with Lesley Dolphin about homelessness issues and her vision for ihAg BBC Radio Suffolk January 2020 (part 2)

‘Deeply concerned’: Fears at stigma against homeless people in Ipswich Ipswich Star December 2019

Homeless people given Christmas hampers by schoolchildren to help them through harsh winter EADT December 2019

Rough sleeping falls in Ipswich – but ‘shocking’ homelessness will only get worse, town warned Ipswich Star December 2019

More entrenched rough sleepers to be handed keys to Ipswich houses in radical homelessness campaign  EADT December 2019

New CEO shares her vision for supporting people who are homeless in her home town December 2019

BBC Radio Suffolk interview with IHAG CEO Jools Ramsey in response to the ‘5 days 4 Nights’ event November 2019

‘Sofa surfing’ rises in Ipswich as hidden homeless desperately try to survive Ipswich Star October 2019

ihAg appoint new communications and Marketing manager to put the charity “on the map” August 2019

NEW! Chapman Centre Newsletter – Issue No 3 – Summer 2019

Chapman Centre Newsletter – Issue No 2 – Winter 2018

Chapman Centre has launched an Amazon Wishlist, find out other ways to support us here – October 2018

Chapman Centre Newsletter – Issue No 1 – Summer 2018

ihAg tenants participated in a Football Tournament in Bury St. Edmunds to support recovery services August 2018

How do you help homeless people in the hot weather? – EADT – July 2018

Telling It How It Is – the Cold Hard Truth about People who are Out on the Streets of Ipswich – July 2018

Councils given funding to cut the number of rough sleepers – EADT – June 2018

MBE Award recipient, Director of ihAg – Halford Hewitt, BBC Suffolk Radio Interview – June 2018

ihAg Director, Halford Hewitt has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s 2018 Birthday Honours List – Press Release – June 2018

BBC Suffolk Radio Interview with ihAg Director – talking about homelessness in Ipswich – April 2018

Hopkins Homes Suffolk Charity of the Year is revealed – Ipswich Star – March 2018

BBC East 1st March 2018 – What the Chapman Centre and Cavendish Lodge are doing to mitigate the impact on homeless people of the Beast From the East

The Chapman Centre Manager, Evelyn Crossland, sums up the day on BBC Radio Suffolk as ‘the Beast form the East’ hits the homeless in Ipswich hard – Wednesday 28th February 2018

Extract from BBC Look East about rough sleeping and the impending cold weather- Interview with ihAg Director, Halford Hewitt – February 2018

BBC Radio interview with Suffolk High Sheriff & ihAg Director Halford Hewitt about homelessness in Suffolk – February 2018

ihAg Director, Halford Hewitt, receives High Sheriff Award for “Inspiring Leader of a Voluntary Organisation” – February 2018

Chapman Centre Boost – Receives more than £350,000 from lottery – Ipswich Star – October 2017

Chapman Centre for Homeless in Ipswich Awarded National Lottery Funding – October 2017

A Perspective into ihAg’s work from a book by Chris Lewis: ‘Crazy Road to Redemption’ Autobiography – Published 1st September 2017

Former Ipswich Mayor hands over thousands to charities – September 2017

Former Veteran made homeless (a previous IHAG client) urges people not to give money to beggars in Ipswich July 2017

Fleximize, Ipswich business lender, raises record breaking funds for ihAg with the help of BBC comedians May 2017

Fleximize Comedy Night to Benefit IHAG May 2017

ihAg Chapman Centre wins award for ‘vital’ homeless advice service– April 2017

Ipswich Building Society raises £431 for their Charity of the Year – ihAg – Feb 2017

IHAG Money Advice Service receives award for reducing re-offending –  February 2017

ihAg launches recruitment campaign for Volunteer Money Advisers – January 2017

Guardian article on prison services – ihAg’s money advice service in prisons– December 2016

Outreach Project helping the homeless change their lives – November 2016

Why it’s often hard for rough sleepers to accept assistance November 2016

Offering a helping hand to Ipswich homeless – November 2016

Money Advice help desk at Ipswich Building Society – November 2016

ihAg Client Story – BBC Radio Interview – October 2016

Director of IHAG talking about homelessness- BBC Radio Interview – October 2016

Ipswich Mayor selects ihAg Chapman Centre as one of his Charities of the Year – May 2016

Anti-social behaviour offences cut by half – November 2015

Hundreds saved from being made homeless in Ipswich – July 2015

ihAg Chapman Centre marks anniversary by opening training room – March 2015