the foxton centre

Frenchwood man Wilbur’s 40 year journey as a youth worker at The Foxton Centre

Micheal Wiltshire, youth worker of 40 years at The Foxton Centre. Michael Wiltshire, also known as Wilbur, is a civil servant in Preston but also works as a part-time project worker at The Foxton Centre, making a difference in young people’s […]

2 weeks ago
Demolition job on The Foxton Centre’s Avenham base begins

The demolition site at Knowsley Street For more than five decades The Foxton Centre has stood on Knowsley Street in Avenham. Now the youth and community centre is being knocked down to make way for a […]

2 weeks ago
“Unacceptable” and “must do better” as Preston records highest rough sleeper count since records began

Sleeping bags in the rain on Fishergate, Preston. Pic: Blog Preston New figures have shown that Preston had the highest amount of rough sleepers in Lancashire last year. The data, published by the Department for Levelling up, Housing and Communities, provided […]

1 month ago
An insight into what life is like on Preston’s streets for the homeless

Sleeping bags in the rain on Fishergate, Preston. Pic: Blog Preston As Preston awoke to its first snow of winter on January 16, minds were turned to the most vulnerable. The city’s rough sleepers. A cold, amber health alert was put […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston city centre youth scheme to reduce anti-social behaviour receives cash boost

Police and Crime Commissioner Andrew Snowden, on Fishergate in Preston. Pic: Lancashire Constabulary Schemes across Preston and Lancashire which aim to deter crime and keep people safe have been provided with over £30,000 in funding by Police and Crime Commissioner, Andrew Snowden. The […]

3 months ago
Big PNE Sleep Out fund total presented to The Foxton Centre

The Big PNE Sleep Out team with the Mayor of Preston for the cheque being presented to The Foxton Centre Pic: PNE Community More than £40,000 has been donated to The Foxton Centre’s efforts at The Fox Street Day Centre. The Big PNE Sleep Out returned in November last year with more than […]

3 months ago
New facility will house more rough sleepers in Preston – but country needs to tackle causes of homelessness

Foxton Centre providing meals to Preston's homeless on Christmas Day Rough sleepers in Preston will have a new place they can stay every night during the winter months after Preston City Council agreed to establish a facility that will be […]

4 months ago
The Foxton Centre prepares to host Christmas Day for city’s rough sleepers

Volunteers helping prepare the food. Pic: The Foxton Centre A homeless charity in Preston has organised Christmas Day events for those sleeping rough. The Foxton Centre aim to provide a Christmas similar to one that most people will be […]

4 months ago
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