In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week October 9 to 15

The Harris and Flag Market in Autumn Pic: Tony Worrall Tributes have poured in for the much-loved and respected Preston North End owner, Trevor Hemmings, who sadly died this week aged 86. But the heartwarming comments have proven that Prestonians […]

7 months ago
The important role this Ashton girl plays with her foster siblings

Pete, Lisa, Courtney and JJ Price October is the Fostering Network’s national Sons and Daughters month. The campaign celebrates the important role that birth children play in welcoming fostered children into their families.  18-year-old Courtney Price […]

7 months ago
‘It’s a privilege to watch them blossom’ – New Longton woman on the joys of being a parent and child foster carer

Alison Dawson A New Longton woman says being a parent and child foster carer is a ‘joy’ and a ‘privilege’. Alison Dawson has been a foster carer with Lancashire County Council for […]

11 months ago
Foster Care Academy launches to provide additional support to new carers

A Foster Care Academy is one of a number of new initiatives which have been introduced to provide even more support and guidance for new foster carers. The schemes have […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Foster carers urgently needed to support Preston’s vulnerable young people

Potential foster carers who could change a young person’s life are being urged to come forward by Lancashire County Council. The demand for foster carers has remained high during the […]

2 years ago
Sponsored: Could you make a difference in Preston?

A group of children laughing into the camera Pic: Excel Fostering Sponsored post from Excel Fostering Why foster? We are currently living through unprecedented and uncertain times, but one thing that is for certain is the need for foster carers. Being in lockdown has […]

2 years ago
Find out about becoming a foster parent with these Preston drop-in sessions

A foster carer and child Drop-in sessions are being held across Preston to find new foster carers. The informal sessions will take place over the next few weeks as part of Lancashire County Council’s drive […]

3 years ago
Preston couple retire after helping 241 children have better lives

George and Jos Hindle being presented with an award for their services to fostering from Chairman of the County Council, Cllr Janice Hanson and Cllr Tomlinson at a ceremony at County Hall This Preston couple have fostered hundreds of children from Lancashire since 1979. Now George and Jos Hindle are retiring from fostering having taken in 241 children to their home through […]

5 years ago
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