New Preston hub for rough sleepers to open in Spring 2019

Out on the city streets helping those in need Pic: Tom Stables/Foxton Centre The former BHS store in Preston city centre regularly had people sleeping rough in the doorways Pic: Tony Worrall Rough sleepers in Preston will have access to specialist services at […]

4 months ago
Roast to feed the homeless and emergency services on Christmas Day

Roast is offering free sandwiches on Christmas Day Roast deli in Orchard Street is offering free Christmas sandwiches to the homeless and emergency service workers on Christmas Day. The rotisserie […]

4 months ago
Here’s how you can help the Foxton Centre this winter

Jeff Marsh, CEO at The Foxton Centre Jeff Marsh, CEO at The Foxton Centre The Foxton Centre has launched an appeal for help as it enters its 50th year. November 26 marks 49 years since the centre […]

5 months ago
Preston rough sleepers could get more help if new funding bid approved

A man sits on Preston's streets Pic: KrzysztofTe Foto Blog A man sits on Preston’s streets Pic: KrzysztofTe Foto Blog Rough sleepers in Preston could be given more chance of a roof over their heads if the city is successful […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement This Preston restaurant is opening for the lonely on Christmas Day

Lola opened in May 2014 in London Road Pic: Tony Worrall Lola opened in May 2014 in London Road Pic: Tony Worrall A Preston restaurant will once again open its doors on Christmas Day – for free. Lola in London Road […]

1 year ago
How homelessness in Preston is tackled could be changing

Official re-opening of the Foxton Centre Official re-opening of the Foxton Centre The future of a homeless shelter in Preston could be in doubt as Preston City Council makes it re-bid for funding. The city’s Foxton […]

2 years ago
These girls spent a night on Preston’s streets being homeless

Five of the group are pictured sleeping out: From right to left: Keeley Bingham, Stephanie Jones, Shakira Browne, Tjay Morley and Kim Horton Six friends from Preston spent a night on the streets of the city to see what it’s like for the homeless. Last Friday night (2 December) Stephanie Jones was joined […]

2 years ago
Heartbreaking note shows a chink of kindness to the homeless on Preston’s streets

This note caught the eye of a Prestonian as she made her way to work Pic: Kirsty Donovan A note from a homeless man has been posted on the shutters of a shop in Preston city centre. Reading ‘Sorry’ the note explains he has cleared up after spending […]

3 years ago
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