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Talk to explore the pain of Windrush for Preston’s Caribbean community

Posted on - 27th September, 2023 - 8:00pm | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, History, Preston City Centre, Preston News, What's On in Preston
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A Preston Historical Society talk will tell the stories of the city’s Caribbean community.

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The community, which has lived in Preston for over 70 years, has faced challenges and enjoyed successes in their goal of social integration and a settled family life with a full contribution to wider society. 

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Clinton Smith’s talk will include the impact of the more recent Windrush scandal on those who were vulnerable, despite having lived in Preston all their lives.

Read more: A voyage of discovery into Preston’s Windrush history

A spokesperson for PHS said: “The community has shown determination and resilience and has made a positive contribution to the social, political, and economic development in and beyond Preston.”

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Preston’s Caribbean Community: Including the Pain of Enduring the Windrush takes place on Monday 2 October at Central Methodist Church in Lune Street.

You can pay on the door or buy tickets on Eventbrite. Arrive for 7pm, and the talk starts at 7.15pm.

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