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Colourful banner unveiled on the Harris balcony to thank key workers, the NHS and volunteers

Posted on - 15th May, 2020 - 1:01pm | Author - | Posted in - Health, Preston City Centre, Preston Council, Preston News
A new banner has been unveiled to thank the NHS, key workers and volunteers during the Covid-19 crisis Pic: Blog Preston

Preston City Council have thanked key workers, the NHS and volunteers with a colourful new banner unveiled on The Harris balcony today.

The Mayor of Preston, alongside a member of the council’s street cleansing team Jason, and volunteer Suhayl from Preston Promises, unveiled the banner of thanks on behalf of the city.

The Mayor, David Borrow from Preston City Council said: “Everyone is extremely grateful for the continued hard work of key workers, NHS staff and volunteers.

“I am honoured to be able to unveil this banner alongside Jason and Suhayl, to show our gratitude for those who keep our city going and keep us safe. Your hard work and dedication make Preston proud.”

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The banner unveiled on the Harris Pic: Blog Preston
The banner unveiled on the Harris Pic: Blog Preston

Asma from Preston’s Promise said: “During the current situation Preston’s Promise have managed to supply essential fresh food to the people of Preston and cooked meals to international students at UCLan.

“Covid 19 has been our biggest challenge yet, but our volunteers and fellow Prestonians have risen magnificently to the occasion.

“All the volunteers at Preston’s Promise really appreciate the support it has received from Preston City Council, UCLan and others, we are proud to be a part of the banner unveiling.”

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