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Preston City Council to discuss rough sleeping and homelessness in the city

Out on the city streets helping those in need Pic: Tom Stables/Foxton Centre Preston City Council is due to have a council meeting this week (Thursday 15 April) and will discuss homelessness and rough sleeping in the city. Two topics of the meeting […]

5 months ago
Preston police and Spar staff help homeless man in act of kindness

A homeless man outside the closed BHS store Pic: Tony Worrall Preston police have updated followers of their Facebook page about an act of kindness from their officers and Spar staff. Just before midnight last night (3 January), police were patrolling […]

9 months ago
Meet the woman selflessly helping homeless people across Preston

A Preston woman has been cooking food in her home to distribute to the homeless for years. Lo Parsons delivers hot meals, along with essentials such as masks, sanitisers and […]

9 months ago
Homeless Preston man gets life-saving operation thanks to community support

A homeless man outside the closed BHS store Pic: Tony Worrall A man who was living on the streets of Preston has received a life-saving operation after local organisations and charities stepped in to help. Jack (not his real name), 27, […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Almost 200 people are homeless in Preston and the surrounding areas

Homeless man Pic Quinn Kampschroer from Pixabay The number of people recorded as homeless in Preston and the surrounding areas has reached 192, according to new figures from homelessness charity Shelter. South Ribble is the worst affected […]

2 years ago
Ribbleton man shares his story of life on the streets to give hope to the homeless

Andy Singleton More than 300 people took part in the Big PNE Sleep Out at Deepdale in November. The event, hosted by Preston North End (in partnership with Biffa and Blog Preston) raised […]

2 years ago
Fox Street night shelter under threat after Methodist Action goes into liquidation

The former BHS store in Preston city centre regularly has people sleeping rough in the doorways Pic: Tony Worrall The Fox Street night shelter is under threat after news the charity Methodist Action has gone into liquidation. The Fox Street Community houses up to 20 homeless men in supported […]

2 years ago
Iftaar Under The Stars to feed the city’s homeless as Ramadan ends

Last year’s ‘Feed the Homeless’, event Last year’s ‘Feed the Homeless’, event will take place in Preston’s Flag Market again this Ramadan. Organisers have decided to rename it, ‘Iftaar Under The Stars’, but it will have […]

2 years ago
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