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Big PNE Sleep Out shortlisted for award as best community event

Sleeping out at Deepdale helped raised £90,000 for the city’s Foxton Centre and the event has been shortlisted for an award. Blog Preston joined with the Preston North End Community […]

2 days ago
Funding boost sees extra £900,000 to support rough sleepers in Preston

A homeless man outside the closed BHS store Pic: Tony Worrall Homelessness services in Preston have received a significant boost with over £900,000 of Government funding being allocated to support rough sleepers in the city. Preston City Council along with its […]

3 weeks ago
Preston North End launches scheme to get more disabled people into football

Last weeks launch saw a great turn out for the Every Player Counts Campaign Preston North End Community and Education Trust (PNECET) has launched its Every Player Counts programme in partnership with the Sir Tom Finney Preston Soccer Centre. Every Player Counts is an […]

1 month ago
Homeless Preston man gets life-saving operation thanks to community support

A homeless man outside the closed BHS store Pic: Tony Worrall A man who was living on the streets of Preston has received a life-saving operation after local organisations and charities stepped in to help. Jack (not his real name), 27, […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Proud Preston: How our city supported charities in 2019

The three pals As we welcome 2020, we’ve been reflecting and reminiscing about the way proud Prestonians continued to support charitable causes. We’ve written so many stories about the wonderful people of Preston […]

2 months ago
Almost 200 people are homeless in Preston and the surrounding areas

Homeless man Pic Quinn Kampschroer from Pixabay The number of people recorded as homeless in Preston and the surrounding areas has reached 192, according to new figures from homelessness charity Shelter. South Ribble is the worst affected […]

2 months ago
Funding available for community groups to help make safer neighbourhoods

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw is calling for community groups to gain extra funding through his Community Action Fund. Mr Grunshaw wants to invest in neighbourhoods by helping […]

2 months ago
A very Merry Christmas from us here at Blog Preston

And so this is Christmas… As we welcome another season of festivities we would like to wish all our readers a very merry Christmas from us here at Blog Preston. […]

2 months ago
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