syrian refugees

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
Seven most shared stories of 2016 on Blog Preston

Jam's garden and Kenny Baker This year has been a jam-packed one in terms of news about the city and surrounding area. We’ve taken a look at the most shared stories on Blog Preston in […]

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
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 […]

6 years ago
Most Discussed Most Read
Preston in pictures Sunny DaysTelephone Boxes, Market Street, PrestonMarket Street PrestonPintxos, PrestonGrowler 37610Lane Ends, PrestonLost RailwayFish & Chips View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's weekly newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday rounding up our best content from the last week and a look ahead to what's happening.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.