Windsor buzzing with excitement ahead of royal wedding

Elias Hubbard
May 17, 2018

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and their wedding party will have a dress rehearsal Thursday St. George's Cathedral.

The video clip shows officers asking two homeless men, who had pitched up this afternoon outside a Barclay's Bank opposite Windsor Castle, to pack up their items in see-through bags which are later sealed and taken away in a police van.

The councillor wrote a public letter at the beginning of January, saying that there was "growing concern amongst residents, businesses and visitors" about the number of rough sleepers in Windsor. They will also be allowed to stay open later on Friday night, will closing time knocked back until 1 am. Dudley's comments earned him widespread criticism from the public and politicians, including British Prime Minister Theresa May.

James said Dudley's comments were "crass" but had "put a really useful spotlight on the issue".

The charity hopes that the range, For Richer, For Poorer, will shine a light on the 134 per cent increase in homelessness since 2010. "And the more people coming to Slough the more pressure on Slough Homeless Our Concern as the only full-time homeless shelter in the area".

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Windsor buzzing with excitement ahead of royal wedding

People from all over the world are in town for the big wedding day.

A bus converted into a homeless shelter will be driving from Brighton to Windsor this weekend to help rough sleepers wanting to avoid the royal wedding.

A Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead spokesperson said: "As part of our ongoing work, the council has been working with local charities, health partners and the police to ensure that those who are homeless know what support is available to them and how they can access it". Anyone with large items that are deemed to be a security risk are likely to have those items removed'. All profits will go towards supporting homeless people in the royal borough.

Olivia Knight, founder of Patchwork, said the project had received a "lovely response". "Harry and Meghan said they don't want traditional wedding gifts and that people should donate to charity instead. Because if they don't need toasters and towels, shelters definitely do!"

As security was increasing in Windsor Wednesday, police officers were taking sleeping bags and other belongings from homeless people living in the streets near the Windsor Castle, The Daily Mail reported.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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