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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
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 […]

5 years ago
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