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This category relates to all things to do with charities and their activities in Preston.

Cheeky Santa Dash returns to honour Ben Ashworth

Ben and his wife Louise before the Santa Dash Ben and his wife Louise before the Santa Dash A Christmas run returns to the city in honour of one of Preston’s most famous runners. Ben Ashworth, who died in […]

3 days ago
Sikh food kitchen receives water urn boost

The water urns being donated by Gateway staff The water urns being donated by Gateway staff Preston’s food kitchen run by the city’s Sikh community for the homeless has received a boost. Community Gateway Association has donated a […]

5 days ago
Upcycling gems on offer during discount Saturday at Preston charity superstore

Some of the upcycled items Some of the upcycled items The biggest charity furniture store in the UK is holding a discount sale. Emmaus Preston’s superstore off North Road in what was the B&Q store. […]

6 days ago
Crowdfunded funeral plea for Ribbleton woman Mandy Boar

Mandy Boar Mandy Boar Tributes have been paid to a Ribbleton woman who has passed away in hospital. Mandy Boar, 53, died in Royal Preston Hospital on Tuesday (10 October) from a […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Charity dog fashion show to be held in Bamber Bridge

One of the entrants in the dog fashion show One of the entrants in the dog fashion show A charity dog fashion show will be making its way to Preston, for the first event of its kind. Dawn Harkin […]

2 weeks ago
Tributes paid to St Catherine’s Hospice fundraising legend

John was known as 'Mr Hospice' for his fundraising work John was known as ‘Mr Hospice’ for his fundraising work A man who pumped hundreds of thousands of pounds into a Preston hospice has died. John Nickson, known to many […]

3 weeks ago
Social club hosting fundraiser for Rosemere

New Meadow Street club is understood to be on the brink of closure Pic: Joe Baxi The New Meadow Street Club is running the event Pic: Joe Baxi A Preston social club is pulling together to raise money for the fight against cancer. New Meadow Street […]

3 weeks ago
Paralysed Preston woman could be named UK’s top fundraiser

Caroline hand cycled the length of the UK Caroline hand cycled the length of the UK A Preston woman is vying to be recognised as one of the UK’s top charity fundraisers. Caroline Wareing, who was left paralysed […]

3 weeks ago
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