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Preston Abolition Group to host ‘Singing for Freedom’ event to combat modern slavery

Preston Abolition Group is hosting a celebration of music with local singers and musicians to raise funds for the anti-slavery charity Hope for Justice. The ‘Singing for Freedom’ event will […]

2 weeks ago
How to spot the signs of modern slavery in Preston

A Preston organisation is working to help people spot the signs of modern slavery. Preston Abolition Group is supporting the efforts of Hope for Justice, an international human rights organisation […]

9 months ago
Quiz night to raise funds to combat modern slavery in Preston

Volunteers at the Hope for Justice quiz in February 2020 A charity quiz night is taking place to help combat modern slavery in Preston. Volunteers from Preston Abolition Group, based in Crossgate Church, are organising the event to raise funds […]

9 months ago
Modern slavery investigation finds workers living on a building site in Fishergate shop

A number of Eastern Europeans were found living and working in the old Past Times building in Fishergate during an investigation into potential modern slavery. Officers from Lancashire Police and […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Rough sleepers given haircuts and advice in drive to end modern slavery

Homeless people are being offered help and advice to know the warning signs of modern slavery. Rough sleepers are often vulnerable to exploitation, and this week, police, health and community […]

3 years ago
Modern slavery exhibition will be on the Flag Market

The Freedom Bus has previously visited Preston to raise awareness of modern slavery The Freedom Bus A mobile exhibition raising awareness about human trafficking and modern day slavery will be in Preston city centre on Saturday 24 November. The exhibition will be located […]

4 years ago
Teenager found during human trafficking arrests in Fishwick

New Hall Lane where the car was stopped Pic: Google New Hall Lane where the car was stopped Pic: Google A teenager is now in police protection following a human trafficking police operation during Thursday morning. Preston Police carried out […]

5 years ago
Police visit nail bars, car washes and takeaways in Preston modern slavery crackdown

Police visiting premises in Preston during immigration checks Nail bars, car washes and takeaways have been visited by police officers in a crackdown on people trafficking. Lancashire Police’s modern slavery operation saw 47 foreign nationals spoken to across […]

6 years ago
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