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New Preston hub for rough sleepers to open in Spring 2019

Out on the city streets helping those in need Pic: Tom Stables/Foxton Centre The former BHS store in Preston city centre regularly had people sleeping rough in the doorways Pic: Tony Worrall Rough sleepers in Preston will have access to specialist services at […]

3 years ago
Here’s how you can help the Foxton Centre this winter

Jeff Marsh, CEO at The Foxton Centre Jeff Marsh, CEO at The Foxton Centre The Foxton Centre has launched an appeal for help as it enters its 50th year. November 26 marks 49 years since the centre […]

3 years ago
Rough sleeping action from government is welcomed in Preston

A winter morning Inside The Foxton Centre A winter morning Inside The Foxton Centre A pledge by the government to eradicate rough sleeping in the UK by 2027 has been welcomed in Preston. The Housing Secretary James […]

3 years ago
Accountants to live on just a fiver for five days

Imagine only having £5-a-day for food and drink Pic: Mr ATM Imagine only having £5-a-day for food and drink Pic: Mr ATM Accountants are known for cutting their cloth accordingly but can they live off just £5? Staff at Preston-based firm […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement How homelessness in Preston is tackled could be changing

Official re-opening of the Foxton Centre Official re-opening of the Foxton Centre The future of a homeless shelter in Preston could be in doubt as Preston City Council makes it re-bid for funding. The city’s Foxton […]

5 years ago
These pensioners decided to do something for the homeless this Christmas

Some of the Charlotte House regulars with the Christmas bags Some of Preston’s oldest residents decided they wanted to make Christmas better for those who have nothing. Staff and users of the Charlotte House day centre in Avenham made up […]

5 years ago
Watch how this Penwortham singer is helping the homeless this Christmas

Official re-opening of the Foxton Centre IT Designer, Linda Snape, from Penwortham is helping the homeless this Christmas in a unique way. Linda has written a song to raise money for the Foxton Centre, a Preston charity that […]

5 years ago
These girls spent a night on Preston’s streets being homeless

Five of the group are pictured sleeping out: From right to left: Keeley Bingham, Stephanie Jones, Shakira Browne, Tjay Morley and Kim Horton Six friends from Preston spent a night on the streets of the city to see what it’s like for the homeless. Last Friday night (2 December) Stephanie Jones was joined […]

5 years ago
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