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rough

1. a sketch or preliminary piece of artwork
2. the rough Golf the part of the course bordering the fairways where the grass is untrimmed
3. Tennis Squash Badminton the side of a racket on which the binding strings form an uneven line

rough

[rəf]
(lapidary)
An uncut gemstone.
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"The main purpose of the hub is to interview and assess individuals so they have a pathway to accommodation which could include supported housing, the private rented sector, social housing or staying with family or friends ." Janet Lawton, strategic homeless lead at forfutures, said: "Hamilton House's location in the centre of Chester has meant we have had good engagement with people sleeping rough coming in to access the service, providing a safe place for us to assess their needs.
Anybody sleeping rough can come into the shop, they can get something to eat, drink, someone comes in to help with benefits advice, the shop can be used as a care of address, to charge phones, just to chat.
The latest government figures reveal a total of 1,048 people from EU countries were sleeping rough as of autumn 2018.
Bids from Portsmouth, Derby, Nottingham and South Gloucestershire will provide additional beds for those sleeping rough in need of alcohol treatment to improve the rate of successful recovery.
They say the goal is that everyone who is sleeping rough in the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) area will be able to access severe weather provision.
Celia Morton How can sleeping rough at the stadium compare with sleeping rough on the streets?
It includes people sleeping rough but also applies to individuals who are spending time in emergency or temporary accommodation, or otherwise unsuitably housed.
The number of people sleeping rough in Wales continues to increase, according to new figures - with nearly 350 people estimated to be bedding down on the country's streets.
The number of people sleeping rough in west London has nearly doubled in seven years, according to the latest figures.
It means the number of people sleeping in doorways and on pavements has doubled since 2013, when 25 people were recorded as sleeping rough.
The Homeless Outreach and Support Team (HOST) is asking people to get in touch if they see someone sleeping rough in sub-zero temperatures.
I DO not understand how MPs can be shocked at people sleeping rough. When they take on the job of MP they should not be shocked at the hardships in their constituencies.