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Watch Preston Samaritans open new look office after Postcode Lottery win

Posted on - 20th June, 2016 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Charities, News, Preston City Centre

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A lottery grant has allowed a Preston charity to give its city headquarters a lick of paint.

Preston Samaritans in St Wilfrid Street won £20,000 to do up their offices and support centre.

The charity has been helping people from its city centre terraced house for more than 30 years.

Volunteer David applied to the Postcode Lottery and the charity were successful in their bid.

A number of Preston firms donated items and their time to doing up the offices.

Related: Preston Samaritan recognised for her work helping prisoners in the city

The work cost around £41,000 with the charity raising the rest of the money themselves.

The opening of the Samaritans newly refurbished offices

The opening of the Samaritans newly refurbished offices

Preston’s Mayor councillor John Collins attended the reopening of the offices to cut the ribbon.

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