Kind-hearted Berwick residents help homeless man

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A homeless man has been provided with food, blankets, warm clothing and temporary shelter by generous Berwick residents.

The plight of Daniel, a 29-year-old man sleeping rough in the town, was aired on Facebook by local resident Iain Mitchell.

The news quickly spread and many more people have since offered their support.

As a result, he was provided with four nights’ accommodation in Berwick, a sleeping bag, blanket, clothes, replacement trainers, food and drink.

Efforts are now being made to provide Daniel with a more permanent solution.

“The response has been unbelievable,” said Iain. “I never thought one post would show there are so many kind-hearted people out there. I’d just like to thank everyone for their help.”

He was prompted into action when he drove past the Aldi supermarket last Wednesday night and saw Daniel huddled up as the temperature dropped to -2C.

I initially thought he…

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