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Sunshine Children’s Centre revealed St Matthew's

Jane from the Sunshine Children's Centre

  Interview with surestart by John Mills New Hall Lane-based Sunshine Children’s Centre offers a range of activities for kids aged 0 to 5. Their centre manager Jane told community reporter Mabel Rodrigues the organisation is keen to work in partnership with other groups in the St Matt’s area. To listen to the full interview, [...]

Local resident suggests ‘more improvements still need to be made’ St Matthew's

Local resident Colin talks about his area by John Mills Local resident Colin outlines improvements that have taken place in the St Matthew’s and Fishwick Rangers, but suggests there is more to be done. In an interview conducted by Speak Up St Matthew’s community reporter Mabel Rodrigues, he suggests litter and green space improvements are [...]

Sahara in Preston: Zafar Coupland St Matthew's

Zafar Coupland talks about Sahara in Preston (mp3) Sahara in Preston, an organisation for black and asian women, is based just around the corner from St Matthew’s. Zafar Coupland, attending July’s St Matthew’s Fun Day, took a few minutes out to chat to Speak Up St Matthew’s and Preston FM community reporter Mabel Rodrigues. Zafar [...]

Fishwick Rangers: Young people, employment and local improvements St Matthew's

Fishwick Rangers’ Hussain Master on local employment, and other issues by John Mills   Fishwick Ranger’s community outreach and employment officer Hussain Master discusses some of the difficulties young people in St Matthew’s and beyond face in the current economic climate. Hussain talks about the work the Rangers do to support those aged between 16 [...]

St Matthew’s Memories: Mike Barton chats to Speak Up St Matthew's

Mike Barton talks about growing up in St Matt’s by John Mills Former St Matthew’s resident Mike Barton tells Speak Up St Matthew’s about how St Matthew’s used to be. Chatting to community reporter Mabel Rodrigues, Mike remembers St Matthew’s in days gone by, how the area has changed and the importance of religion in [...]

Celebrate Recovery outlines work St Matthew's

Celebrate recovery programme at St Matt’s by John Mills David Barnfield from Longton Community Church outlines the biblically-based Celebrate Recovery programme during a visit to the St Matthew’s Fun Day on July 9th this year. This scheme is available at a number of sites throughout Preston, click on the audio to hear more…  

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