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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
Here’s what Syrian refugees get when arriving in Preston

There will be groceries to get the family started in the UK Pic: Jack Amick Preston is due to take in five Syrian refugee families and this is what will be waiting for them. The city council is due to agree to accept £83,000 from […]

5 years ago
How Preston is helping in the refugee crisis

Preston is rallying to the scenes coming from the Mediterranean and Eastern Europe as the migrant crisis deepens. More refugees than ever before are making their way into Europe, mainly […]

6 years ago
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