A platform for Preston business,
charities & community members.

Welcome to Podio PR1 – and welcome to our new simpler website which merges our previous B2B & B2C versions together nicely.

For 2017, we committed to producing four seasonal printed publications & are continuously seeking key city-centre partners to work with.

Our Autumn 2017 edition will soon be available

via our three usual routes:

  1. Online here via our Podio Bookshelf
  2. Via our smiling street team members
  3. Via various city centre vendors

Our autumn edition is now available online; dedicated to Preston’s community Pride event on the city’s Flag Market and the official after party at Roper Hall – this Saturday, September 9th.

Editor’s note

Podio, in Spanish, means Podium; the idea being that we offer a platform for the good in Preston. 100% volunteer-led, we’re always open for new people to get on board. We come from all walks of life & all work on the project in our spare time but each share one passion: developing a positive city centre resource which refuses to give in to negativity.

Click through for more info on our umbrella enterprise (Global Amigos) otherwise, browse the site, follow our socials & say hi if you see us.

Andy Neale

PS) A big thank you to all who donated to my Just Giving Page – by all means, keep the donations coming in / continue to purchase entries for the Big Preston Raffle as monies earmarked for the Chennai Challenge will mean there’s more money to be spent on the orphaned children in India.

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Podio’s Promise

Despite possessing a commercial flair, we are technically part of a broader PR1-based social enterprise Global Amigos. Podio PR1 is supported by approximately ten local community members; we aren’t in receipt of any funding but commit to the following aims:

To offer work experience & training

To support & promote Preston activity

To only ever publish positive articles

To celebrate Preston’s diverse communities