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Residents in St Matthews offered financial advice

For several weeks the Community Engagement Team has been undertaking a campaign in St Matthew’s ward, with partners to raise awareness of support services relating to benefits, debt, housing issues, loan […]

3 years ago
Protest outside city centre bank against investment in dirty energy

Local World Development Movement (WDM) activists yesterday protested outside a branch of HSBC on Fishergate hoping to make bankers come clean about their fossil fuel finance. The protest was part […]

3 years ago
Operation Firecrest takes Preston Police to local country parks

Preston police officers from the Fulwood Neighbourhood Policing Team are visiting nearby country parks and nature reserves all week as part of the initiative Operation Firecrest, aimed at addressing rural […]

3 years ago
Stop the Traffik gives taxi drivers a tea break on Anti-Slavery Day

To mark Anti-Slavery Day on 18th October local activists speak to taxi drivers in the city. The Stop the Traffik Act group aim to highlight to taxi drivers as part […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Parade to celebrate Preston Bus Station date announced

More information about the parade to celebrate Preston Bus Station has been released by the Save The Bus Station Campaign. The proposed march will be on Saturday 2nd November, meeting […]

3 years ago
Frack-free Lancashire Demo in Preston – 20th April

Ahead of County elections due to take place on 2 May, anti-fracking demonstrators have organised a gathering in Preston. Today (20 April) members will gather by the County Hall at […]

4 years ago
Preston Production Company raising money for new feature film

Mycho Independent Production Studios , based in Preston, are asking for funds to produce Thorn, a brand new horror feature. Mycho began in film production almost 7 years ago with […]

4 years ago
Charity concert to raise funds for Evie’s little mermaid appeal

Evie Bell's appeal is called the Little Pink Mermaid A charity night to raise money for an Ashton girl with cerebral palsy is just one of the steps in a families mission to raise £25,000. Evie Ball, aged six, […]

4 years ago
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