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Preston joins Orange Button Community Scheme to support suicide prevention

The orange button is worn by people with suicide prevention training A partnership of NHS and voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise groups in Lancashire and South Cumbria has come together to launch The Orange Button Community Scheme of World Suicide […]

1 week ago
Tesco stores in Preston to host extra food collection for local charities

August food donations will support demand on Fareshare and the Trussell Trust Tesco stores in Preston are holding an extra summer food collection to support the Trussell Trust and FareShare as they respond to an increased demand for food in the wake […]

1 month ago
What could the Lancashire bid to be UK City of Culture 2025 bring to Preston?

Organisations around Lancashire are teaming up to put the county up for the UK City of Culture 2025, but what could the bid bring to Preston? Lancashire is up against […]

2 months ago
Tell us what you think of Preston’s littering problem with The Big Litter Survey

Blog Preston has regularly reported on littering issues across the city but the subject remains as big a problem as ever throughout our streets. During lockdown there was a big […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Images released in police crackdown on motorbike nuisance in Preston parks

Police have released images of young men they want to speak to as part of a crackdown on nuisance motorbikes in city parks. Officers have joined forces with local councillors, […]

2 months ago
Greyfriars councillor comes out as they call for Preston to embrace diversity

Councillor Gregg came out last week. Daniel Gregg, a Liberal Democrat councillor in Greyfriars, Preston, has come out as non-binary and is calling for the city to embrace its trans and ethnic minority communities. They came […]

2 months ago
Preston’s The Ferret features on BBC Breakfast as national campaign launches to save live music

Ian Cauwood on BBC Breakfast Iconic Preston venue The Ferret featured on BBC Breakfast today, in support of a national campaign to save the live music industry. Promoter Dan Morris and manager Ian Cauwood both appeared […]

3 months ago
Ingol mum to run marathon in Ashton Park to help in fight against knife crime

Kirsty Quigley running in a road race An Ingol mum is set to run a marathon in Ashton Park to raise funds and awareness in the fight against knife crime. Kirsty Quigley will be doing 20 laps […]

3 months ago
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