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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
Scheme to help struggling families with the cost of grocery shopping extended till the New Year

A scheme to help households struggling with the cost of grocery shopping during lockdown has been extended till January. In July, Community Gateway launched a seven-week pilot of ‘The Purple […]

2 years ago
Food bank referrals double as families struggle to cope with the Coronavirus crisis

Food bank referrals to the Salvation Army have doubled in just a week as members of the Preston community struggle to feed themselves and families during the worsening coronavirus pandemic. […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Santa and his sleigh take to the streets in Hoghton to support families in need this Christmas

Santa and his elves will be doing the rounds in Gregson Green on Friday, collecting food and donations for families in need. From 5pm, the festive favourites will be paying […]

3 years ago
Preston chosen for unique food hub service for disadvantage areas

Preston is one of three cities in the country to be chosen for a unique food hub service. The project funded and founded by the Open Food Network, aims to […]

6 years ago
The best response to the election results? Preston support worker spends night out fund on hamper for food bank

Preston support worker Louise Taylor skipped her usual night out to donate a huge hamper of food to the Foxton Centre food bank. She posted the picture of the generous […]

7 years ago
Preston food bank reveals it needs 8,000 items a month to meet demand

Preston’s Salvation army, home to ‘Preston Central Scouts’ and many other facilities, has one of the biggest food banks in the City. But still isn’t able to supply food all […]

8 years ago
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