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How The Foxton Centre is helping the city’s homeless through lockdown

Pete from the Foxton's social enterprise team delivery food parcels Pic: The Foxton Centre Going into lockdown and social distancing has presented challenges for those helping the city’s rough sleepers. With Boris Johnson urging the country to ‘stay at home’ from Monday evening last […]

9 hours ago
The Ferret launches funding campaign to escape permanent closure

Ivan Campo playing Glastonferret Preston live music venue The Ferret has launched a funding campaign after its long-term future became threatened by the coronavirus outbreak. The Fylde Road venue, best known for the Glastonferret […]

1 week ago
Mr Bhailok asking Prestonians to help raise £1million for NHS staff during coronavirus pandemic

Businessman Mr Yousuf Bhailok is asking Prestonians to pull together in this time of need to raise £1million for Preston NHS staff. Mr Bhailok posted a video on social media […]

1 week ago
Charity behind Plungington dance sessions for learning-disabled people celebrates 10th birthday

DanceSyndrome’s-dance-Leader-team The charity behind a dance class for learning-disabled people in Preston is celebrating ten years of success. DanceSyndrome was founded by Jen Blackwell, who has Down’s Syndrome, to provide support […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Knife arch at Preston’s College for awareness campaign

Police at the Preston's College awareness day Officer from Lancashire Police have visited Preston’s College as part of a campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of carrying a knife. On Wednesday 4 March, the neighbourhood policing […]

4 weeks ago
Criminal Damage at Barclays in Preston after Greenpeace Climate exhibition

Pop-up exhibition blocks Barclays Bank in Manchester. Police were called to Barclays in Preston on Monday after reports of criminal damage as part of a national climate change protest. Greenpeace activists sealed the doors of the bank […]

1 month ago
Big PNE Sleep Out shortlisted for award as best community event

Sleeping out at Deepdale helped raised £90,000 for the city’s Foxton Centre and the event has been shortlisted for an award. Blog Preston joined with the Preston North End Community […]

1 month ago
Passionate about Preston? This campaign wants your views about life in the city

The people of Preston are being asked to share their thoughts on life in the city at a pop up event at the Harris. The week-long event – titled #whatsyourpreston – is asking […]

2 months ago
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