News Archive

  • Festive fun at the Christmas Grotto 2015

    December 7, 2015

    Recycling Lives’ famous annual Christmas Grotto made a triumphant return this year, with a particularly special guest of honour… That’s right, the red-suited, white-bearded man himself popped down to Preston armed with a mountain of presents, to spend a few hours giving out gifts to children at our very own Christmas Grotto. The Grotto was bigger than ever this year, with over 250 very excited children coming to meet Father …

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  • We need your help for the biggest national food drive

    November 16, 2015

    We are looking for volunteers to help with our food collection at your local Tesco store on Thursday 3rd, Friday 4th and Saturday 5th December. Every year, FareShare organises the Neighbourhood Food Collection – the biggest national food drive – to collect food for people in need. This December, for the first time, FareShare Lancashire and Cumbria will be participating in the food drive to make sure vulnerable people across …

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  • We have a squeaky-clean warehouse thanks to Astley Hire

    November 4, 2015

    FareShare Lancashire and Cumbria have had a big helping hand from Astley Hire, who have donated specialist cleaning equipment for a day. With the new FareShare centre about to receive its first food delivery, we desperately needed some help getting the huge warehouse thoroughly cleaned. With so much floor space, it would have taken our volunteers days to mop. When Justine, from Astley Hire, heard about the predicament from charity …

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  • Saint-Gobain are chipping in to help our FareShare centre!

    October 14, 2015

    With the new centre up and running and the first food collections going ahead, our food distribution centre seems to be getting off to a great start! Saint-Gobain has helped us to get here, by making a generous donation of a much-needed forklift truck to support FareShare Lancashire and Cumbria.

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  • Residents Mark and Darren make the big move

    March 4, 2015

    As the New Year is well and truly underway, we are banishing those winter blues with some great news; residents Darren and Mark have both completed the six-stage process, started new jobs and settled into their own flats.

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