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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 […]

3 weeks 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 […]

3 weeks 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 […]

1 year ago
Refugees being offered free football coaching in Preston

Two of the refugees at the first session held on Friday (22 September) Two of the refugees at the first session held on Friday (22 September) A Preston football centre is running a training session for refugees. The Sir Tom Finney Preston Soccer […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston becomes a City of Sanctuary as immersive exhibition opens

There are some pretty confined spaces in the Escape to Safety exhibition! Councillor Peter Rankin opens the City of Sanctuary event at Preston Minster Preston came together to officially declare the city one of sanctuary for those seeking asylum. A new interactive […]

5 years ago
Watch how exhibition for City of Sanctuary will inform Preston about refugees

A refugee pulls a water jug along Preston’s place as an official City of Sanctuary is to be launched in the city centre later this month. Pledging to help refugees arriving in the UK the nationwide movement […]

5 years ago
Should Preston become a City of Sanctuary?

A young mother crosses the border from Syria and becomes a refugee. She carries her one-month-old son, Hamid. “Since he was born there has been non-stop bombing every day.” Pic: UNCHF A group which seeks to welcome refugees with open arms into Preston could receive the backing of Preston City Council. Council leader councillor Peter Rankin has lodged his support for […]

5 years ago
Lancashire will take in more Syrian refugees than any other council in England

Lancashire is the area taking in the most refugees in England. 600 Syrian refugees will be housed in the county with Gloucestershire and Kent taking in 560 and 520 respectively. […]

5 years ago
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