Win cash prizes with Speak Up Preston’s Challenge
Speak Up Preston has announced the launch of the East Preston Challenge – an opportunity for people across Deepdale, Ribbleton and St Matthew’s to win cash prizes for ideas that help make their area of Preston a place to be proud of.
Inspired by the stories that Speak Up Preston’s team of community journalists have been uncovering, the East Preston Challenge is an venture for people and organisations to come together to find and deliver local solutions to local issues.
In return for entrants’ time and ideas, Speak Up Preston is offering cash prizes and practical support to help the best ideas get off the ground and start making a difference locally.
The first step to get involved is attending one of the “Autumn of Action” events. Speak Up Preston will then support the best ideas from the event to develop further and work towards a detailed proposals – prizes will be awarded to those ideas that have the most potential to make positive change happen.
The Autumn of Action events take place:
Sat 24th September, 10:30am-4:30pm: West View Leisure Centre, St Matthew’s
Sat 1st October, 10:30am-4:30pm: Catherine Beckett Centre, Deepdale Road
Sat 8th October, 10:30am-4:30pm: Blessed Sacrament Club, Moorside Ave, Ribbleton
For more details about the scheme, visit the Take Action pages of the Speak Up Preston site.
- 11th, September 2011
Most Read posts
- New police clampdown on bike theft in Preston launched 1,063 views
- Teenage yobs hunted after Preston bus window smashed by traffic cone 290 views
- Discount chain to open at former Blockbuster site 228 views
- Frog and Bucket comedy club to close Preston venue 224 views
- Morrisons hosts new InPost locker at Preston store 213 views
- Palestinian flag flying in Preston: UKIP call for resignations over flag decision30 comments
- Calls for Israeli flag to fly above Preston Town Hall32 comments
- 3D video of proposed Eastways Hub development released4 comments
- Former member of the Royal Artillery regiment dies at 1023 comments
- Preston Bus Station: County council announcement due in September3 comments