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How this new scheme is helping stock Preston’s food banks

This collection was donated to Penwortham Food Bank Kirsty Higginson, owner of Left in Preston, receives the collection from Iceland staff and customers A new scheme has tapped into the generosity of Prestonians to collect food bank donations […]

10 months ago
How this Lostock Hall family need help to change William’s life

William Bannatyne is now living at home but requires constant support from both parents William Ballantyne is now living at home but requires constant support from both parents Pic: Becky Hill/Blog Preston A Lostock Hall family have begun a funding battle to convert their […]

10 months ago
Preston Christmas present appeal sets new record for donations

The collection of Christmas presents donated to Barnardo's Lancashire Pic: Debbie Nolan-Plunkett The collection of Christmas presents donated to Barnardo’s Lancashire Pic: Debbie Nolan-Plunkett Preston has set a new record for the number of presents donated for disadvantaged youngsters this Christmas. More […]

10 months ago
Preston mosque hands out clothes and food to rough sleepers

The rucksacks lined up on the Market at Preston Pic: Preston Help The Homeless The rucksacks lined up on the Market at Preston Pic: Preston Help The Homeless More than one hundred rucksacks filled with warm clothing and food are due to be handed […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston flies the flag to end gender based violence

The White Ribbon flag above County Hall Pic: Benjamin Wareing The White Ribbon flag above County Hall in 2017 Pic: Benjamin Wareing White Ribbons will be on show at County Hall and the Harris Library from Sunday 25 November to […]

11 months ago
Campaign to end ‘period poverty’ puts red boxes across Preston

One of the red boxes in Morrisons in Blackpool Road One of the red boxes in Morrisons in Blackpool Road Red boxes positioned across supermarkets and other buildings in the city will be helping tackle ‘period poverty’. An estimated one […]

1 year ago
Ask For Angela safety campaign launches in Preston

Ask for Angela launch group shot with Preston BID, UCLan and Lancs Constabulary A new code word is being promoted within a safety campaign to help make Preston city centre […]

1 year ago
Protest takes place against Goosnargh housing plans

A friendly protest has taken place in Goosnargh to help send a message to landowners and developers. Members of the local community were invited to take part in the community […]

1 year ago
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