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Video: Catching up with Preston’s martial arts world champion Ferrari Faqiri Deepdale

Hailing from the streets of Deepdale is one of the world’s best martial artists, Ferrari Faqiri. He was back in the area to support his father’s martial arts club at the Catherine Becketts Centre, Deepdale. Ferrari Faqiri from PrestonFM on Vimeo. This content is produced in partnership with SpeakUpPreston, training community journalists to tell the [...]

Audio: Community group Luv Preston working to “serve and love the city of Preston” St Matthew's

Community group Luv Preston aim to help young people in the city of Preston, here Peter Carrington tells us about the organisation’s work and what they are aiming to achieve. Lovpreston interveiw charles by user1661911 This content is produced in partnership with SpeakUpPreston, training community journalists to tell the stories of Deepdale, St Matthews and [...]

What matters to residents of Deepdale? Deepdale

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On Saturday 20th August, SpeakUpDeepdale were at the Catherine Beckett Centre to ask people their opinions on the area they live in. We used the ever popular “opinion trellis” to find out what residents’ likes, dislikes and solutions to local issues were. Here is a taste of what we found out.

LuvPreston – providing young people with activities St Matthew's

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SpeakUp StMatthews Community Journalist,  Charles Sanderson spoke to Peter Carrington from Luv Preston about their current work with young people in Preston.

The effect of cuts on community groups Deepdale

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With the cuts affecting many of the local grass roots organisations. SpeakUp Deepdale’s Omar Khan spoke to project manager of Lancashire BME pact, Sally Sutton.

Help Direct Preston St Matthew's

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SpeakUp Preston will be attending Action Days in St Georges, Deepdale and St Matthews in the next few weeks. We will be working alongside a number of other organisations who will be advising residents on how to protect their home and themselves. We spoke to Lynn Quigley, one of the partners involved, about Help Direct.

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