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Emergency beds ‘deactivated’

Published6th January 2017

With temperatures now forecast to become milder, Ipswich Borough Council has deactivated its emergency beds scheme for rough sleepers.

The 12 cold weather beds, provided in partnership with Genesis Housing Association at Cavendish Lodge, had been in operation since the cold snap earlier in the week.