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How these workers helped a Preston homelessness charity

Electricity North West staff volunteers at Emmaus Preston Electricity North West has been supporting Preston’s homelessness charity Emmaus with its employees carrying out a day of volunteering, along with making […]

4 years ago
Upcycling gems on offer during discount Saturday at Preston charity superstore

Some of the upcycled items Some of the upcycled items The biggest charity furniture store in the UK is holding a discount sale. Emmaus Preston’s superstore off North Road in what was the B&Q store. […]

4 years ago
Preston charity volunteer subjected to abuse in city centre shop

Emmaus Preston has taken on the former HMV store Emmaus Preston has taken on the former HMV store Volunteers working at a city centre resale shop to help the homeless have told of a tirade of abuse aimed at […]

4 years ago
Exploring inside the UK’s largest charity shop in Preston

Looking down on the Emmaus megastore Inside what used to be a hardware shop in Preston there’s a force for good going on. The largest second hand charity shop in the UK is now housed just […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Former Preston B&Q store becomes charity megastore

A charity megastore has opened at the former B&Q in Brookfield Street off North Road. Emmaus Preston launched on Recycle Week, 12-18 September, making Preston the home of the country’s […]

5 years ago
Preston construction firm taking on Three Peaks for homeless charity Emmaus

Conlon staff on Wansfell Pike in the Lake District during a training session A homeless charity stands to benefit from thousands of pounds as a Preston construction firm takes on a mountain challenge. Conlon Construction has more than 20 employees signed up to […]

5 years ago
Seven ways you can volunteer in Preston during 2016

Ribble Steam Railway and the Healthy Planet book shop in the Fishergate centre Pics: Tony Worrall If you’ve been inspired by the voluntary work of Preston’s Kathleen Derbyshire we thought you might want to put your spare time to good use. There are a host of […]

6 years ago
Preston hero Kathleen Derbyshire given MBE for tireless service to the community

Kathleen Derbyshire From helping Kosovan refugees, sentencing Preston’s criminals and aiding the city homeless back on the right path it’s been a lifetime of voluntary service for a Preston angel. Now Kathleen Derbyshire […]

6 years ago
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