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National Lottery on the hunt for Preston’s community heroes

The hunt is on for Preston’s favourite community heroes as the 2023 National Lottery Awards campaign begins. The National Lottery Awards are back for 2023, in search of the inspirational […]

1 year ago
Creativity Works Preston secures £45k in National Lottery funding

The National Lottery Heritage Fund has awarded ¬£45,474 to Creativity Works Preston for a ‘reminiscence’ project known as ‘Musical Express’. The project will involve a core group of young people […]

2 years ago
National Lottery on the hunt for Preston projects to fund

Stock image of cash Pic: Stux from Pixabay Over ¬£6 million of National Lottery funding went to projects in Preston in 2020/21 according to new figures that mark the launch of this year‚Äôs National Lottery Awards. A total […]

2 years ago
TV star joins search for Preston heroes

Former¬†EastEnders¬†star and¬†I‚Äôm a Celebrity‚Ķ Get Me Out of Here¬†winner Jacqueline Jossa is encouraging the public to nominate Preston people and projects doing extraordinary things with the help of National Lottery […]

3 years ago
National Lottery winners bring joy to hundreds of elderly and vulnerable people in Bamber Bridge

A team of creative National Lottery winners have been putting their skills to good use during the latest lockdown ‚Äď making and painting dozens of beautiful bird boxes for Age […]

3 years ago
Preston Community Network has been reinvigorated with new website and staff

Local charity Preston Community Network (PCN) has been relaunched and reinvigorated. This is thanks to help from the National Lottery’s Community Fund. The charity have enthusiastic new staff, new branding, […]

3 years ago
Countdown star searches for local legends in Preston

Rachel Rilery. Pic: National Lottery Good Causes Countdown star Rachel Riley is searching for lockdown legends in Preston as part of the 2020 National Lottery Awards. This year the annual search for the UK‚Äôs most popular National […]

4 years ago
Deepdale charity who help ex-offenders in Preston receive huge lottery grant

Left to right: Sharon Smith (ACE Service Manager), Liz Snape (ACE Service), Dale Tomlinson (Director of Community Services), and Gary Welsh (ACE Service). A Preston charity who help ex-offenders be resettled after time in prison have received a large lottery pay out. Caritas Care’s ACE service will be given ¬£450,000 from the National […]

4 years ago
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