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Preston City Council to discuss rough sleeping and homelessness in the city

Out on the city streets helping those in need Pic: Tom Stables/Foxton Centre Preston City Council is due to have a council meeting this week (Thursday 15 April) and will discuss homelessness and rough sleeping in the city. Two topics of the meeting […]

3 months ago
The Foxton Centre gives lockdown makeover to Smiths Rec in Frenchwood

The new Smiths rec Foxton Centre mural. Preston locals and The Foxton Centre have painted a new mural at Frenchwood green space Smiths Rec. The Foxton Centre has been working alongside young people and community members to […]

10 months ago
The Foxton Centre receives grant to help Preston’s rough sleepers

Jeff Marsh, CEO at The Foxton Centre The Foxton Centre in Avenham has received a grant to purchase essential items for rough sleepers. The charity appealed to the Morrisons Foundation in the immediate aftermath of the Covid-19 […]

12 months ago
Preston’s homeless receiving urgent medical care and support due to new scheme

The team co-ordinating the medical support pictured at The Foxton Centre Rough sleepers who are being housed in hotels and other properties throughout the coronavirus pandemic are receiving emergency medical care. A new triage service has been set up to help […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston food entrepreneur donates 7,000 ready meals to feed the vulnerable

Kirsty Henshaw A Preston food entrepreneur has donated over 7,000 of her ready meals to feed vulnerable and self-isolating people affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Kirsty Henshaw, who set up the free-from […]

1 year ago
Preston snuggled up for the Big PNE Sleep In for The Foxton Centre

Estelle Noblett got the kids, and dog, involved in the Big PNE Sleep In Dozens of kind-hearted Prestonians snuggled down on their living room floors to show solidarity with the city’s homeless. The Big PNE Sleep In invited the city to set up tents, […]

1 year ago
How The Foxton Centre is helping the city’s homeless through lockdown

Pete from the Foxton's social enterprise team delivery food parcels Pic: The Foxton Centre Going into lockdown and social distancing has presented challenges for those helping the city’s rough sleepers. With Boris Johnson urging the country to ‘stay at home’ from Monday evening last […]

1 year ago
Big PNE Sleep Out shortlisted for award as best community event

Sleeping out at Deepdale helped raised £90,000 for the city’s Foxton Centre and the event has been shortlisted for an award. Blog Preston joined with the Preston North End Community […]

1 year ago
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