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‘Can I bring beer’ and all your other questions about the Big PNE Sleep Out answered

The speakers at the PNE Big Sleep Out info evening Lots of people attended the Big PNE Sleep Out information evening at The Foxton Centre this week. So far around 200 people have registered for the Sleep Out, which takes […]

5 days ago
Fox Street night shelter under threat after Methodist Action goes into liquidation

The former BHS store in Preston city centre regularly has people sleeping rough in the doorways Pic: Tony Worrall The Fox Street night shelter is under threat after news the charity Methodist Action has gone into liquidation. The Fox Street Community houses up to 20 homeless men in supported […]

4 weeks ago
Big PNE Sleep Out meeting to be held at The Foxton Centre

Inside the Foxton Centre from a recent shoot by 3ManFactory for the charity's new website Pic: Tom Stables A meeting is being held for those taking part in the Big PNE Sleep Out in November or those who are interested in joining in. The Foxton Centre is opening […]

1 month ago
Changes to the Blog Preston team announced

Ed Walker Blog Preston’s editor and founder is to step down after a decade. A new duo of directors will take on the hyperlocal site and social media feeds. Ed Walker is […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Tories to take part in the Big PNE Sleep Out

Councillor Daniel Duckworth, centre, is sleeping out at Deepdale for the Big PNE Sleep Out Hundreds of people sleeping out at Deepdale Stadium to raise thousands of pounds for The Foxton Centre will be joined by Conservative councillors. Preston Tories are entering a team of […]

2 months ago
The Foxton Centre appeals for bottled water to help the city’s homeless

Out on the city streets helping those in need Pic: Tom Stables/Foxton Centre As temperatures rise in Preston a homeless shelter has made an appeal for bottled water. The Foxton Centre is asking kind-hearted Prestonians to donate bottled water to be handed out […]

2 months ago
Preston father and son beat the heat to smash 24-hour charity ultra marathon

L-R: Dean and Mike Thompson A father and son from Preston took on soaring temperatures to complete a 24-hour ultra marathon for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Mike and Dean Thompson ran the Mizuno 24 North Ultra […]

2 months ago
How this surprise donation is helping more Prestonians get out and about

Joe Hannett (left) from Preston Shopmobility receives the donation from Jim Rolfe of Millercare A Preston charity can now help more people get out and about thanks to a surprise donation of three scooters. Preston Community Transport’s Shopmobility service received the donation from Millercare […]

2 months ago
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