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Here for Humanity to host Plungington councillor surgery this Wednesday

Posted on - 24th January, 2022 - 1:42pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Plungington, Politics, Preston City Centre, Preston Council, Preston News
Preston Here For Humanity Headquarters in Eldon Street
Preston Here For Humanity Headquarters in Eldon Street

A Preston charity is this week holding a Plungington councillor surgery to tackle local complaints and improve the area.

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At 7pm on Wednesday 26 January, residents and people employed in or have ventured interest in the area can speak with local councillors Nweeda Khan, Matthew Brown and Pav Akhtar.

The councillors will attend the Carson Adams Community suite and listen to complaints and questions, offering suggestions on improving the community.

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A Preston Here for Humanity representative said: “Three elected councillors for Plungington are prepared to listen to complaints about all the recent crime – flytipping, amongst other things.

Plungington is being portrayed in the local press and on social media as the worst area in the city at the moment, and with so many new HMOs, car break-ins and burglaries, it’s understandable why.

“The surgery is a huge step, and hopefully, together, we can make the area better.”

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The number 44 bus from Emmanuel C of E Church will stop outside St David’s Church on Inkerman Street and Eldon Street, a two-minute walk to the Here for Humanity building.

Here for Humanity will provide tea and coffee at the event.

The organisers said there is no access to toilets, but the event is wheelchair accessible.

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The event will be held at the Carson Adams Community Suite, 245 Eldon Street, Plungington, Preston, PR2 2BB.

Those unable to attend can email questions to help@hereforhumanity.org.uk using the subject ‘Councillor Question’.

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