cardboard city


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cardboard city

An area heavily populated by homeless people (who sometimes use cardboard for warmth or makeshift shelter). Our local government does little to help the cardboard city, and it just keeps growing in size.
See also: city
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Cardboard City may have gone, but how much has really changed since the 1980s?
Contract notice: Separate collection and recycling of waste paper / cardboard city of lyon.
And though the film banishes most of their fighting to the background, basing their movement on motion-captured performers represents an inspired way of updating the B-movie tradition in which audiences forgot they were cheering for a guy in a rubber suit stomping through a cardboard city.
"I spent two months on a park bench in Rotherham before walking to Sheffield." After sleeping rough there CJ hitchhiked to Waterloo's Cardboard City, then a shelter built by the homeless in London.
WEBSTER -- The Webster Dudley Youth Group held a Homelessness Awareness Cardboard City at St.
Family Promise of Sarasota provides a vital service to the homeless in Sarasota County and thanks to our clients; we're able to be part of Cardboard City.”
You've struck the bet with a friend at work, while another good pal, who claims he is close to joining the 'cardboard city crew' outside Waterloo Station, has lumped his last grand on 5-2 secondfavourite Cacoethes.
Bulging wheelie bins, A testament to our sins, Mountains of rubbish, cardboard city, Dazed at the prospect of getting back to the nitty gritty.
Do you avert your eyes when TV shows starving Children, or when you see down-and-outs in Doorways in cardboard city?
It can be pre-ordered so that it's ready for use on arrival within a mini cardboard city.
The group's Akela, Ann Ridsdale, said: "We have done cardboard city events before.
Chris Yeats has constructed a cardboard city, on to which is projected a video of the artist pretending to be Godzilla.
That this is possible is a measure of the ingenuity of design, but what of the people for whom the `city of towers' was originally intended; are they now in cardboard city? It should not be necessary to add to the legacy by an overprescription of housing need in order to discover what we should already know; nor should we reinvent the wheel.
Of London's cardboard city: "I often drop my kids off in the morning at King's Cross for them to take the Tube and it's actually quite a frightening place for people."
Tell that to the homeless as they go about their deprived lives living in cardboard city.