Speak Up Preston has announced the launch of the East Preston Challenge – an opportunity for people across Deepdale, Ribbleton and St Matthew’s to win cash prizes for ideas that help make their area of Preston a place to be proud of.
Inspired by the stories that Speak Up Preston’s team of community journalists have been uncovering, the East Preston Challenge is an venture for people and organisations to come together to find and deliver local solutions to local issues.
In return for entrants’ time and ideas, Speak Up Preston is offering cash prizes and practical support to help the best ideas get off the ground and start making a difference locally.
The first step to get involved is attending one of the “Autumn of Action” events. Speak Up Preston will then support the best ideas from the event to develop further and work towards a detailed proposals – prizes will be awarded to those ideas that have the most potential to make positive change happen.
The Autumn of Action events take place:
Sat 24th September, 10:30am-4:30pm: West View Leisure Centre, St Matthew’s
Sat 1st October, 10:30am-4:30pm: Catherine Beckett Centre, Deepdale Road
Sat 8th October, 10:30am-4:30pm: Blessed Sacrament Club, Moorside Ave, Ribbleton
For more details about the scheme, visit the Take Action pages of the Speak Up Preston site.