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We work in partnership with Parks and Environmental Services as well as organisations such as:
Our aim is to work together and develop opportunities for you to get involved with your local community to help make them greener, safer and better places to live.
Below you will find current opportunities available to get involved in your local community:
Preston Pulse is an upcoming community celebration day, celebrating diversity within the local community with performances and stalls, taking place on Sunday 24 September 2017.
Let's Grow Preston (LGP) is a community based charity that pulls together people and projects from around the city, allowing them to meet, share ideas and support each other.
The forum is open to anyone and hopes to encourage people to work together to grow a greener city.
For more information and how to get involved see Let's Grow Preston.
There are many friends groups and community groups across Preston. These groups are a great way for local people to develop the ability to improve and enhance a green area like a park, a woodland or even a library garden. They are also a great way to get to know people with similar interests. Local examples include:
Growing your own food provides very cheap food but is also healthy and fun.
If you would like to get involved with a community food growing project in Preston or would like to set one up contact email@example.com, or call 01772 906453.
Big Local is a 10 year programme that aims to achieve lasting change in 150 areas in England. Fishwick and St Matthews were chosen as one of these 150 areas.
For more information see Big Local - Inner East Preston.
Volunteers from Greenlands have set up their own informal community group called Hands and Hearts. They aim to bring the community of Greenlands together through events and activities.
For more information see Hands and Hearts Project for Greenlands.
A group of volunteers from Farringdon Park have formed a Community Interest Company (CIC) and taken over the day to day running and management of the Farringdon Park Community Centre.
For more information see Farringdon Park Community Centre Project.
Formally known as Moor Nook EMB, Moor Nook have set up a community interest company.
For more information see Moor Nook Central Community Interest Company.
Preston Work Club Network support a number of volunteer run work clubs offering free employment support and advice across Preston.
For more information see Preston Work Club Network.
If you require help with something in this section, please contact us.