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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:
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 community 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.
There are lots of organisations across the City supporting local people with food. If you are interested in getting involved please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
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.
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 are not sure where to start but still want to get involved, get in touch with us: email@example.com or call 01772 906453.
If you require help with something in this section, please contact us.