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

How Preston youngsters volunteer and help St Catherine’s Hospice

Katie Ogden Preston students have developed valuable skills by volunteering for local hospice St Catherine’s. Three dedicated young people regularly give up their time to help the hospice, the Mill […]

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Preston couple fundraising to help son battle rare form of cancer

Jacob Willett before treatment started The Willett family outside The Christie towards the end of Jacob’s radiotherapy course A Preston couple are fundraising to help their baby son’s battle against a rare form of cancer. […]

2 weeks ago
Preston foodbank makes urgent appeal for new supplies

Preston’s Salvation Army foodbank has issued an urgent appeal for food due to ‘extremely high demand’. Holiday Hunger kicked in during the school summer holidays with the foodbank saying it […]

3 weeks ago
Penwortham man to run 100 mile ultra-marathon for children’s charities

Martin Crowley with baby Florence, who was treated at Alder Hey Martin Crowley with his friends’ baby Florence, who was treated at Alder Hey A Penwortham man is taking on a 100 mile ultra-marathon to raise money for two children’s charities. […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Croston man saying ‘Balls To MS’ with charity dinner and auction

Kev Shurmer, pictured here with the Wales Rugby ball that started it all Kev Shurmer, pictured here with the Wales Rugby ball that started it all A Croston man is raising funds to find a cure for multiple sclerosis by auctioning signed balls […]

3 weeks ago
Mental health campaign takes on empty shop in St George’s Shopping Centre

One of the team in the campaign shop The shop turned into a campaign HQ for a day A group of teenagers from Preston have taken over an empty shop in Preston city centre. The unit opposite HMV […]

4 weeks ago
Cash for Kids annual variety show returns to Preston

Kevin Simm The show will feature The Voice UK 2016 winner Kevin Simm Rock FM’s Cash for Kids annual variety show returns to Preston for a night of entertainment from famous names […]

4 weeks ago
Inside one of Preston’s Holiday Hunger markets – with families on the breadline

Families move along the tables laid out with the redistributed food Pic: Blog Preston Families move along the tables laid out with the redistributed food Pic: Blog Preston It’s just before 11am on a Thursday morning at St Matthews Church in New Hall Lane. […]

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