Tribute to Peter Rankin, Founder of Preston City of Sanctuary
On Monday, 25th June we said a final goodbye to Peter Rankin, our chair and founder. The very emotional service took place at the Preston Minster, where only 16 months ago we celebrated our launch with Peter’s official recognition of Preston as a City of Sanctuary.
Mental Health Support for Asylum Seekers
Community Development Workers for Adult Mental Health at the NHS contacted Preston City of Sanctuary this summer to find out…
Summer Digest 2017
Summer at Preston City of Sanctuary has been busy, so welcome to reading all about it in our Summer Newsletter! We…
Generous bike and locks donations
When Ashton couple Denise and Simon were de-cluttering their garage, they were encouraged to give away four redundant bicycles to…
Cultural Evening and Dinner
After six months of Hello Preston!’s family-learning project, a celebratory Cultural Evening and Dinner was held on Monday 8th May.
Hello Preston! Family Integration Project
Starting a new life in a vastly different part of the world and having to learn to read, write and speak a new language can pose great challenges: anxiety, fear, lack of confidence and worries.
April 2017 Monthly Digest
This is what happened in April, in Preston City of Sanctuary. Please feel free to share it with your network.
March 2017 Monthly Digest
If you missed any of our posts from March, this is what happened in Preston City of Sanctuary: April is finally here as we can see the first signs of warm days in Preston! Preston City of Sanctuary Open Meeting On Monday 13th at Preston Town Hall, Preston City of Sanctuary had an open meeting with charities, faith groups, local schools’ representatives and members of the public. It was the first meeting after the exhibition “Escape to Safety”, kindly provided by Global Link…
Preston Becomes a City of Sanctuary – Official Launch
Preston City of Sanctuary Launch on Monday 27th February 2017 was a success where members from a diverse range of…
Preston hosts Escape to Safety Exhibition
This exciting multi-media display attempts to show the refugee experience as people escape to safety.