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Preston City Mela fundraising to help South Asian young people develop performance and art skills

Credit: Spacehive Preston City Mela has created a campaign to help young South Asian people in the city develop high level art and performance skills. Through the Spacehive crowdfunder, the Mela is […]

4 weeks ago
Ashton Park redevelopment plans finally before planning committee but new Sports England hurdle surfaces

Ashton Park sports hub/community building A controversial plan to redevelop Preston’s Ashton Park will finally be put before the committee of councillors that has the power to decide its fate next week – but theirs […]

1 month ago
Volunteers from Preston’s sacred Hindu place of worship help clean the neighbourhood

Keep Britain Tidy initiative. Volunteers help to pick up rubbish. Pic: Kailash Parekh Volunteers from Preston’s sacred Hindu place of worship braved the rain to help clean and rejuvenate the Broadgate neighbourhood, as part of the ‘Great British Spring Clean’ campaign. The group […]

1 month ago
Preston adoption charity on how 63 children are needing a home

Adopter pushes her daughter on a swing. Pic: Adoption North West Caritas Care, a Preston-based adoption charity are working with other agencies to raise awareness of the need for adopters across the North West. Regional and Voluntary Adoption Agencies are promoting […]

2 months ago
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A rapidly growing crisis in homelessness in Preston – what can be done?

The busy housing and homelessness conference at The Salvation Army. The homelessness crisis in Preston is intensifying as the city’s MP brought together a range of organisations to hear potential solutions. Hosted at The Salvation Army and set against a […]

2 months ago
Preston charity raises £48,000 for the poor in Rwanda

Rwanda Group Trust receive updates from the groups they help. Pic: RGT Rwanda Group Trust, a Preston charity, raised over £48,000 last year to help the poor in Rwanda. The trust holds tabletop sales, takes donations and has fundraising events such as […]

3 months ago
Preston’s climate change jury selected

The climate change march in Fishergate during Friday Pic: Jack Dinsley Local people have now been selected to be part of ‘Preston People’s Climate Jury’, which will meet over six weeks to discuss the impacts of climate change. Invitation letters were […]

4 months ago
Volunteers set up fundraiser to feed community in Goosnargh

Volunteers at the chapel. Pic: Kathy Bamber A group of volunteers from Goosnargh are raising money for a new kitchen, after serving over 1,300 meals from a tiny chapel kitchen. The group began supporting people during the […]

4 months ago
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