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    No place to call home

    Homelessness is on the rise across England, with an estimated 111,960 without a place to call their own. As people increasingly find themselves living out of hostels, ìsofa surfingî or sleeping rough, T’Hud speaks to a man who found himself on the streets after his life fell apart.   Four guys with matching haircuts and T-shirts two sizes too small march along the street, catcalling the hen party tottering along the other side of the road. One man smokes a cigarette, trailing behind the rest until they disappear into a club. After one last drag he flicks the cigarette away and chases after his friends. The ragged figure huddled in…

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    Streets of Huddersfield

    Prostitution is a £5 billion business in the UK, with official estimates claiming that more money changes hands as a result of sex work than in the entire farming industry. It thrives in massage parlours, brothels and on street corners all over the country, and Huddersfield is no exception. This issue, T’Hud investigates the stories behind the statistics. Two women chat calmly on a street corner, surrounded by a halo of light from the street-lamp beside them. By summer standards it’s a cold night, but the women, one wearing a short party dress and the other in skinny jeans and a flimsy vest, show no sign of discomfort. Their conversation…