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Preston charity introduces ‘MAC’ to older people in need across Lancashire

Representatives from Electricity North West, Age Concern Central Lancashire, United Utilities and Cadent with MAC Preston-based charity Age Concern Central Lancashire has launched ‘MAC’, a Mobile Advice Centre designed to reach and support older people in need. The charity is running the community outreach service […]

2 months ago
JJ Effect Youth Club get running to raise money for young cancer patients life-saving treatment

Byron, Dan and Kim Fletcher with children from the JJ Effect youth group. The JJ Effect CIC have rallied their youth club kids together to run for 24 hours non-stop in efforts to raise as much as they can for Kim Fletcher who […]

2 months ago
New project to help Preston residents team up to cut their food bills

A new project has been launched in Preston to help residents work together to reduce their expenditure and tackle food poverty. Three community groups will work with residents to form […]

2 months ago
UCLan Vice Chancellor joins the Lancashire City of Culture 2025 bid team

UCLan Vice Chancellor Professor Graham Baldwin The team bidding to make Lancashire the City of Culture 2025 has been expanded. The Lancashire bid is the first time a county-scale cultural programme will complete for the title […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire County Council say 4,745 laptops and 506 routers have been given out to help children learn online

Youngsters who are unable to learn remotely at home because they do not have access to a laptop are set to benefit from Lancashire County Council’s new decision. Many young […]

4 months ago
Blog Preston joins campaign to help children get online during home-school

Blog Preston is today joining with publications, politicians, councils and other organisations across the North of England to support the Cash for Connectivity appeal. The emergency fundraising is targeting £1.2m to help […]

4 months ago
Stammer awareness campaign launched in Kirkham is going national

Jack Dinsley, founder of the Be Kind Stammer Campaign This is a guest post by Jack Dinsley from Kirkham, founder of the Be Kind Stammer Campaign. If you’d like to write a guest post for Blog Preston, email contactus@blogpreston.co.uk. 2021 […]

4 months ago
How sales of these Christmas hampers are supporting Preston families in need

A Christmas hamper from The Larder The Larder is selling festive hampers full of local and ethical products to help fund its Christmas Kids in the Kitchen programme. Kids in the Kitchen addresses the issue of […]

5 months ago
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