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White Ribbon flag flying in Preston to support end of male violence against women

County Hall Pic: Benjamin Wareing Lancashire County Council is beginning two weeks of action to support White Ribbon Day from today (Wednesday 25 November). The White Ribbon Campaign aims to reduce domestic abuse. Between April 2019 and March 2020, there were 22,009 […]

1 day ago
How we’re supporting Preston and South Ribble restaurants and pubs switching to delivery

As Preston enters another lockdown and restaurants, pubs and bars shut up shop, many residents may be wondering how they can play their part. Takeaway deliveries and collection services were […]

3 weeks ago
Leader of South Ribble Borough Council shares open letter condemning MP’s vote against free school meals

School canteen. Pic: Katrina_S Pixabay Councillor Paul Foster, Leader of South Ribble Borough council has sent an open letter to Katherine Fletcher, the MP for South Ribble. In the letter, Cllr Foster condemns MP Katherine […]

1 month ago
Preston North End and Windrush Initiatives launch racism education programme

Sagwati Malabi and Adrian Murrell Preston North End Community and Education Trust is launching a racism education programme in partnership with Windrush Initiatives founder Adrian Murrell. The Together As One programme is part of a […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Climate campaigners launch call for where Preston should have new cycle lanes

The temporary cycle lane in Winckley Square Prestonians are being asked where they would like to see new cycle lanes in the city. Climate Action Preston are making cycling their key campaign this October as they join […]

2 months ago
Preston community groups awarded share of £25,000 funding

Project Fit Preston based in London Road is one of the groups to benefit Pic: Project Fit Preston / Facebook Four community groups from Preston have been awarded a share of over £25,000 through Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw’s Community Action Fund. CAF funding has been distributed to […]

2 months ago
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 […]

3 months 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 […]

3 months ago
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