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Vulnerable families in Deepdale to receive food hampers during February half-term

Vulnerable families across Deepdale are set to benefit from food hampers, delivered by Preston North End and Preston North End Community and Education Trust. The parcels will be delivered during […]

10 months ago
Preston woman urging South Asian communities to have Covid-19 vaccination

Neetal Parekh South Asian communities in Preston are being encouraged to get the Covid-19 vaccine. A series of videos has been made in a variety of languages to try to break down […]

10 months ago
UCLan students lead UK fundraiser to help families of healthcare workers who have died from Covid-19

A mural at the Northern Way pub about coronavirus Pic: Tony Worrall Two University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) medical students are leading a national fundraiser to help the families of healthcare workers who have died from Covid-19. Sai Pillarisetti and Mustafa Boorenie […]

10 months ago
Cottam community shows generosity by donating items to those less fortunate

Cottam residents have been displaying their generosity by donating needed items in baskets at Cottam Community Centre. Trevor Hart leaves two containers outside the front door of the centre, and […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement DJ Slug fundraising for Bone Cancer Research this Saturday after close family friend impacted by the illness

Stuart Singleton, aka DJ Slug, a Preston-based entertainer, has been hosting disco nights for charity throughout the pandemic to lift people’s spirits. This weekend though, the disco night is taking […]

10 months ago
Stammer awareness campaign launched in Kirkham is going national

Jack Dinsley, founder of the Be Kind Stammer Campaign This is a guest post by Jack Dinsley from Kirkham, founder of the Be Kind Stammer Campaign. If you’d like to write a guest post for Blog Preston, email contactus@blogpreston.co.uk. 2021 […]

10 months ago
Preston’s Here For Humanity launch free kids hamper to help with home-school hunger

Here For Humanity CIC are launching a free kids hamper campaign in partnership with charities Fareshare and Local Giving. This is to give people in the community extra food whilst […]

10 months ago
Preston and South Ribble Street Pastors receive £12k to help them support vulnerable and homeless people

Lancs-PCC-Clive-Grunshaw-with-Street-Pastors Organisations who support vulnerable people across Lancashire will benefit from over £45,000 thanks to Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw. Five groups successfully applied to the Commissioner’s dedicated fund […]

10 months ago
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