Social Media for Parents and Carers – Do’s and Don’ts to keep your child or young person safe

Karen Livesey who currently works for C.A.T. – Child sexual exploitation Awareness Training and as an Associate Trainer for Barnardo’s has sent us the following post.  The post is aimed at creating awareness for parents and carers of young people regarding the dangers of social media.   “During Coronavirus lockdown children and young people across…

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Staying Positive during a Lockdown

Below is another article, by guest contributor, Nigel Whalley, about his personal experience of how exercising outdoors in Preston, helped his mental health during the lock-down…   My own experience My own experience from the recent lock-down, wasn’t easy, with thoughts of life coming to a standstill and watching my plans for all the events…

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Why Preston Monopoly Is Up Our Street!

Press Release 13th July 2020  Pastors ‘Pass GO’ Many Preston charities are getting to star on the brand new official MONOPOLY game for the city – and the very first of these is announced this morning (13th July 2020). Preston & South Ribble (North) Street Pastors is ‘Passing GO’ on the MONOPOLY: Preston Edition game, which will…

What do you do after video conferencing?

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic Podio Preston decided to temporarily suspend publishing Podio Preston magazine. Since then, like many organisations Podio Preston have taken advantage of the many digital tools available, this includes using Zoom for our team meetings and for recording business and community interviews Podio magazine digitalshift.  We are continuing to…

Remember to take care of yourself

Julie Lightfoot of JL Consultancy provides further tips to help you feel more in control of your life.  Julie runs her own life coaching business in Preston and volunteers for Podio Preston.    Remember to take care of yourself As we ease gradually out of lock-down, I thought that I would offer you some tips if…

Is it Time to Write Your Book?

Be inspired with author Caroline James, in the first of a series of writing tips   The long period of Lockdown has been challenging over the last few months. Life as we knew it suddenly changed and with unexpected time spent at home, away from our extended family and friends, the weeks may have dragged…