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Salvation Army urge Prestonians who can to donate to their foodbank

The Salvation Army in Preston is appealing for support in stocking the shelves of its near-empty foodbank.   Facing the pressure of the impending rise on the cost of living, as […]

1 month ago
Food market in Ashton-on-Ribble launches weekday opening to help more families

St Michaels and All Angels Church are adding more dates to their community food market to help families struggling with food bills. The market has helped many families since launching […]

4 months ago
Food bank use in Garstang soars as families ‘struggle to cope’

Front L-R Jane Sandiford (Sales Executive, McCarthy Stone), Deborah Bond (McCarthy Stone, Marketing Executive) and Kathryn Sperring, (Ordinand/ Food Hall manager) Back L-R Heather Blackwell (volunteer), Emma Dyer (volunteer), Diane Brown (volunteer) and Evie McGrann (student placement) On the run up to Christmas, foodbank use in the Garstang area has risen, with people turning to the St Thomas’s Church Food Club for help. The food packages that […]

5 months ago
Runners prepare for City of Preston 10k race as countdown begins

Preston 10k runners Runners are preparing for the SPAR City of Preston 10k race following the beginning of the two-week countdown last Sunday. Organised by the Running Bee Foundation and sponsored by SPAR, […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Bamber Bridge firm raise £60k for food banks as boss fulfils pledge to double donation amount

Michael Patel giving Morrisons a cheque for their food banks. Sapphire Utility Solutions has raised £60,000 to donate to various charities to ensure people do not go hungry this Christmas. Michael Patel, founder of Sapphire Utility Solutions set a target […]

1 year ago
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 […]

1 year ago
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, […]

1 year ago
Penwortham neighbours’ 12 Days of Christmas display for local food bank

12 Days of Christmas window displays in Leyland Road A group of neighbours in Penwortham have created a 12 Days of Christmas window display in aid of a local food bank. The Leyland Road residents are hoping the outdoor […]

1 year ago
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