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In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week March 12 to 18

Signs of spring all across Preston, daffodils in Avenham Park Pic: Tony Worrall Sunshine has finally arrived in Preston, with springtime well on its way and residents looking ahead to the summer. This week, residents have continued to show their support for Ukrainian refugees […]

2 months ago
Lostock Hall girl creates ‘Stand with Ukraine’ mugs to support relief effort

A five-year-old South Ribble girl who felt moved by the war in Ukraine has raised £268 by making mugs to help fund the relief effort. Eden Buckley, who lives in […]

2 months ago
UCLan launches scholarship to support refugees and asylum seekers

UCLan has pledged to offer a place of safety to refugees and asylum seekers by signing up as a supporting organisation of the City of Sanctuary charity. As part of […]

2 months ago
Preston North End fans thanked by club for Ukraine relief donations

Preston North End fans donated items during a match with Bournemouth on Saturday to help Ukrainian refugees facing war with Russia. On Saturday 5 March, the same day as the […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Sudanese former refugee achieves first-class engineering degree at UCLan

A former refugee who arrived in the UK not knowing much English has found academic success at UCLan. Sami Hary was only 18 when he fled Sudan to escape the […]

5 months ago
These are the items needed to help Afghan refugees in South Ribble

South Ribble Council took to social media to announce they needed donations to support the rehousing of Afghan Refugees. Working in partnership with Age Concern Central Lancashire Charity Shops the […]

9 months ago
50 Afghan refugees can expect a ‘warm arm of friendship’ as they settle in Preston

Preston has joined with cities and towns across the UK, and further afield, to open its doors to Afghan refugees as British and American troops withdraw from Afghanistan. In the […]

9 months ago
Fulwood woman takes on the Ration Challenge to support refugees

The Seasiders Centre Ration Challenge team. A Fulwood woman has taken on The Ration Challenge to raise money for refugees. Mary Roberts, a curriculum manager at The Seasiders Centre Blackpool, has been eating the equivalent of […]

2 years ago
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