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Preston city centre youth scheme to reduce anti-social behaviour receives cash boost

Police and Crime Commissioner Andrew Snowden, on Fishergate in Preston. Pic: Lancashire Constabulary Schemes across Preston and Lancashire which aim to deter crime and keep people safe have been provided with over £30,000 in funding by Police and Crime Commissioner, Andrew Snowden. The […]

5 months ago
Big PNE Sleep Out fund total presented to The Foxton Centre

The Big PNE Sleep Out team with the Mayor of Preston for the cheque being presented to The Foxton Centre Pic: PNE Community More than £40,000 has been donated to The Foxton Centre’s efforts at The Fox Street Day Centre. The Big PNE Sleep Out returned in November last year with more than […]

5 months ago
Ashton Food Aid appeals for more collection points in Preston

Ruby Abram, who runs the food bank, with volunteers at the hub. A food bank in Ashton-on-Ribble is appealing for more ambient food collection points in Preston. Ashton Food Aid are facing an increasing demand, with over 70 families and individuals using […]

5 months ago
Idea to reopen Midge Hall Station is raised in Parliament

Midge Hall station closed in 1961 Pic: Nigel Thompson/Wikipedia The campaign to reopen Midge Hall station and the route from Preston to Liverpool without having to travel via Wigan has been raised with the Prime Minister in parliament. South […]

5 months ago
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Family’s appeal to help five-year-old Ingol boy battle aggressive brain tumour

Five-year-old Jenson Lewis A fundraiser has been set up for a five-year-old boy from Ingol who has been diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour. Jenson Lewis was diagnosed with diagnosed with Medulloblastoma after […]

5 months ago
Muslim youth group in Preston clean the streets for the New Year

Members of AMYA in Preston and Blackburn took part in street cleaning on New Year's Day. Members of a Muslim youth group in Preston took part in their annual street cleaning event on New Year’s Day. A group of seven from Preston and Blackburn started the […]

5 months ago
1,000 Royal Preston Hospital patients receive Christmas gift

The charity team makes a stop at ARCO Ltd, Fulwood, where they received a sleigh- load of toys A charity collected gifts for 1,000 patients Royal Preston and Chorley and South Ribble hospital to open on Christmas morning. Lancashire Teaching Hospital’s Charity team were loaned a bus by […]

6 months ago
Christmas presents worth £10,000 donated to Preston business centre’s appeal

A Christmas appeal to help disadvantaged children across Preston and Lancashire has been a huge success. More than 900 gifts and gift cards have been donated to this year’s Cotton […]

6 months ago
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