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In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week January 8 to 14

A very cold looking Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall This week was the first full week at work after the festive period for many people. With the return to work and normal day to day activities, we’ve tried to […]

4 months 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 […]

5 months ago
Preston Guild Lodge ‘humbled’ after receiving Covid-19 accolade from Mayor Javed Iqbal

The Mayor of Preston has presented an award to local Masons after members donated £5,500 in cash and groceries to local food banks. Preston Guild Lodge said they were ‘humbled […]

5 months ago
Preston residents benefit as BAE Systems donates £150,000 to local food banks

Aerospace firm BAE Systems has donated £150,000 to food banks serving over 40 communities. The company donated £45,000 to five food banks in the North West, including Blackburn Foodbank, Fylde […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Grasshoppers launch third collection appeal on Sunday

Following two successful events and discussions with the Salvation Army, Preston Grasshoppers youngsters and their families are launching their third food bank appeal. The Grasshoppers are appealing for people to […]

1 year ago
Newman College tutor leads UK musicians in creating foodbank fundraiser album

Ryan Hamilton A tutor from Cardinal Newman College is creating an album of donated songs to raise money for a foodbank charity. Ryan Hamilton, who teaches business studies at the Avenham college, […]

2 years ago
Peppa Pig and friends collect food donations in Ribbleton trolley dash

The characters had fun along the way Pic: Mark McLoughlin Peppa Pig, Spiderman, Skye and Marshall from Paw Patrol, Pikachu, and a Minion joined forces in and around Ribbleton today (Monday 26 October) to collect food donations for children in […]

2 years ago
Preston people rally to help feed the city’s children

Shannon and Georgia Speariott Preston people have rallied round after Conservative MPs voted against extending free school meals for deprived children during the holidays. Existing support is being added to by local people who […]

2 years ago
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