Just days after a video showed council workers throwing away their possessions, a well-known homeless man has returned to his place near the station.

The 50-year-old Shaun Hibbert is often seen with his dog Bruce on Trinity Street in Bolton, where he has a tent.

The Bolton Council has said officers helped him find a permanent place to live, but today Mr. Hibbert was discovered with a new tent on Trinity Street.

On Friday, a video leaked on social media showing council workers throwing away Mr. Hibbert's article, but the Bolton Council said that these were items that Hibbert no longer wanted, and had agreed to act as a To remove part of his step.

The Bolton News has understood that Mr. Hibbert has helped throw away some of the items.


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A council spokesman said, "We support this gentleman, and over fourteen days ago we found and secured a home for him to move in."

"We moved the things he wanted to keep to his new home. He did not want to keep some things and we agreed to remove them for him, which is what this video actually shows.

"All this was done in full cooperation and in accordance with him. We understand why people might be worried after watching this video, and we hope we've calmed them down. "

The Bolton News has turned to Mr. Hibbert to find out if he wants to return to the bridge, but he declined to speak to a reporter.

Mr. Hibbert was already in the headlines when his tent was set on fire by thugs as he slept indoors.

Fortunately, his long-haired Jack Russell, who has been with him for 12 years, was able to alert him to the danger.

Earlier, Mr Hibbert had said he finds it difficult to live in an accommodation and that "things are approaching him", causing him to drink a lot.

He said that street life helps him stay away from drinks and drugs.

Mr. Hibbert has lived and worked for about 30 years. He settled in Plymouth and Manchester before entering Bolton city center.