St Matthew’s Articles

New Morrisons store proposed for St Matthews St Matthew's

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James Hall & Co. Ltd, owner of the former SPAR Distribution Depot site on Blackpool Road, has submitted a planning application for the multi-million pound regeneration of the site.  A new food store – which would create up to 400 new jobs – is the main element of the scheme, which also includes affordable new [...]

SpeakUp at Park It St Matthew's

SpeakUp at Park It

On Friday 12th August, SpeakUp St Matthews spent the evening on Ribbleton Park taking part in Park It. Park it, is a scheme set up by the police, Preston City Council, Lancashire County Council and partners of the Children’s Trust, and will offer young people a wide range of activities hosted at a different park [...]

All about Emmaus St Matthew's

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All about Emmaus from John Mills on Vimeo. Local homeless charity Emmaus talks to Speak Up Preston community reporter Charles Sanderson about their work, the impact they have and some of the issues surrounding homeless people. To find out more, click on the play icon.

Wildlife Trust revealed St Matthew's

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Wildlife Trust at St Matt’s Fun Day from John Mills on Vimeo. The Wildlife Trust’s Ian Wright speaks to Speak Up St Matthew’s community reporter Lizzie Hulse about the power of nature to bring people together. Speaking recently at the St Matthew’s Fun Day, Ian speaks about projects he’s been involved with, the difficulties around [...]

Fishwick Rangers: Cancer work and other projects St Matthew's

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Zul Hussain explains why the Fishwick Rangers are attending St Matt’s Fun Day from John Mills on Vimeo. Zul Hussain from the Fishwick Rangers spoke to Speak Up recently about the Youth Development Scheme’s cancer awareness scheme, youth activities and other projects they’re involved with. For Zul, more work can also be done to improve [...]

Video: St Matthew’s Fun Day St Matthew's

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St Matthew’s Fun Day – video report from John Mills on Vimeo. Reporter Mabel Rodrigues’ short film on the St Matthew’s Fun Day. Sit back, relax and click on the play icon to watch more!