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Luv Preston food bank sees demand for their service grow dramatically during 2020

Since the coronavirus pandemic hit, many people have become reliant on food banks. Luv Preston deliver food parcels weekly to those in need of emergency food provisions. The Food bank […]

10 months ago
Preston Minster spreading Christmas joy after securing £22k funding to benefit the parish

Preston Minster has been instrumental in securing funding of over £22,000 that will benefit its parish. The funding will be shared with 10 urban deprived churches and parishes across Lancashire on […]

10 months ago
Here for Humanity to deliver 100 Christmas meals to lonely elderly and vulnerable people in Preston

Chris Murray and Ruby Abram volunteer Director for Here for Humanity at PNE. Preston Here For Humanity are teaming up with Ashton Methodist Church and Millers Taxi firm to cook and deliver 100 Meals to elderly and vulnerable adults who will be alone […]

10 months ago
Meet the woman selflessly helping homeless people across Preston

A Preston woman has been cooking food in her home to distribute to the homeless for years. Lo Parsons delivers hot meals, along with essentials such as masks, sanitisers and […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Bamber Bridge firm hope to raise £30k to donate to food banks this winter

During these unprecedented times, many families and individuals are struggling to cope. Coronavirus struck almost a year ago, yet many shops are still closed, infection rates are still too high, […]

10 months ago
Food parcels and face masks to be delivered to those struggling across Preston

Face masks sewn by local community volunteers are set to be delivered with food parcels. The packages are to be given to those in financial hardship across Preston, helping people […]

10 months ago
Beech’s Fine Chocolates celebrate centenary year in the same factory where it all began

Founded in 1920, Beech’s Fine Chocolates is celebrating their centenary year in the same factory on Fletcher Road in the heart of Preston. Now under the control of the Whiting […]

10 months ago
How sales of these Christmas hampers are supporting Preston families in need

A Christmas hamper from The Larder The Larder is selling festive hampers full of local and ethical products to help fund its Christmas Kids in the Kitchen programme. Kids in the Kitchen addresses the issue of […]

10 months ago
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