Newcastle's homeless and the angels looking after them

Picture: Jonathan Carroll

Picture: Jonathan Carroll

He has one of the best-known faces in the city, but few people are more unseen than the Newcastle homeless man.

The ranks of those on the streets have swollen, volunteers say, and each sunset brings unease for those seeking shelter for the night.

Most of the city’s homeless live quiet, peaceful lives, but a turf war has made the old Newcastle Post Office a virtual no-go zone.

►Reporter Tim Connell and photographer Jonathan Carroll spent time with those sleeping rough in Newcastle and those looking after them and produced this special report.

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