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Preston’s homeless receiving urgent medical care and support due to new scheme

The team co-ordinating the medical support pictured at The Foxton Centre Rough sleepers who are being housed in hotels and other properties throughout the coronavirus pandemic are receiving emergency medical care. A new triage service has been set up to help […]

1 year ago
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 […]

1 year ago
How Preston’s Sikh community marked two years of feeding city’s homeless

Volunteers who run the food kitchen under the market canopy Pic: Blog Preston Dozens of people have been fed by the city’s Sikh community as they marked two years of their kind-hearted actions. Known as a Langar the Sikh population of Preston puts […]

2 years ago
Preston’s homeless figures are lowest in the region

The former BHS store in Preston city centre regularly has people sleeping rough in the doorways Pic: Tony Worrall The former BHS store in Preston city centre regularly has people sleeping rough in the doorways Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has the lowest rates of homelessness in the North West, […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police investigate video which shows homeless man’s possessions burnt

The Market car park where the incident is said to have taken place Pic: Tony Worrall The Market car park where the incident is said to have taken place Pic: Tony Worrall A video appearing to show a homeless man being threatened with a knife in […]

3 years ago
Sikhs on the streets to give a cool boost to Preston’s homeless

The chabeel being handed out in the city The chabeel being handed out in the city Rough sleepers in Preston got a sweet-tasting boost on Saturday (16 June). The city’s Sikh community served hundreds of free drinks to […]

3 years ago
Muslim community feed Preston’s homeless on the Flag Market

The city's rough sleepers enjoy a hot meal on the Flag Market on Sunday evening The city’s rough sleepers enjoy a hot meal on the Flag Market on Sunday evening Dozens of homeless people were fed by the city’s Muslim community over the weekend. More […]

3 years ago
Preston’s Muslim community to feed city’s homeless on the Flag Market

preston feeds homeless A previous free kitchen for the homeless on the Flag Market Many people feel a surge to help the homeless throughout the winter – but that need doesn’t stop in […]

3 years ago
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