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Preston student is volunteer of the year for supporting city homeless charity

A UCLan student has won Student Volunteer of the Year for her support of a Preston homelessness charity. Sophie Swain collected the trophy at the University of Central Lancashire‚Äôs Volunteering […]

2 months ago
“Unacceptable” and “must do better” as Preston records highest rough sleeper count since records began

Sleeping bags in the rain on Fishergate, Preston. Pic: Blog Preston New figures have shown that Preston had the highest amount of rough sleepers in Lancashire last year. The data, published by the Department for Levelling up, Housing and Communities, provided […]

4 months ago
An insight into what life is like on Preston’s streets for the homeless

Sleeping bags in the rain on Fishergate, Preston. Pic: Blog Preston As Preston awoke to its first snow of winter on January 16, minds were turned to the most vulnerable. The city‚Äôs rough sleepers. A cold, amber health alert was put […]

5 months ago
Preston charity features in a new film nominated for an international award

Karen Wallis, Head of Support at Emmaus. A film featuring two people from homelessness charity Emmaus Preston has been nominated for an award at the ‚ÄėOscars‚Äô of charity film. ‚ÄėAn Introduction to Emmaus North West‚Äô highlights the […]

7 months ago
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Preston charity to give away freezer to local family in need this Christmas‚ÄĮ

Amine who is supported by Emmaus Preston with the chest freezer Homelessness charity Emmaus Preston¬†is¬†giving¬†away a brand new¬†chest freezer and Iceland voucher to a family in need before Christmas.‚ÄĮ¬† Emmaus Preston provides a home, support and meaningful work for up to 26 […]

7 months ago
Young volunteers transform homelessness charity garden in Ribbleton Lane

Back right to left: Vicay (UCLan social work student), Bobby, Greaves from Emmaus Preston, Tia, Anji (Prince‚Äôs Trust Course Leader), Mackenzie, Aiden, Ben. Front left to right: Shana (social work student), Olivia and Alicia Homelessness charity Emmaus Preston is one step closer to growing its own fruit and vegetables, thanks to helping hands from young people taking part in the Prince‚Äôs Trust Team programme.¬†¬† […]

8 months ago
Emmaus Preston offering discounted entry for City of Preston run

Part of The SPAR City of Preston course last year Emmaus Preston is offering reduced entry for people who register for the SPAR City of Preston run and raise money for the homelessness charity.  These special charity places are available […]

10 months ago
Emmaus Megastore relocating to Preston city centre

Emmaus Preston Megastore The Emmaus Megastore is relocating to Preston city centre. The Megastore in Brookfield Street will close on Saturday (24 June) before the new Emmaus MIDI Store opens in Lowthian Street […]

1 year ago
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