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

How Preston is tackling begging to be discussed

Helping the homess An update on how a crackdown on begging in Preston city centre is to be given. Businesses operating in the city centre are to meet to discuss the issue. It […]

14 hours ago
Fulwood pupil to shave her head for good cause

Rosie Lenehan Rosie Lenehan This brave schoolgirl is shaving her head to help raise money for a cancer charity. Rosie Lenehan, 14, is going to have her locks cut off for Macmillan […]

4 days ago
Everything you need to know about Armed Forces Day in Preston

A colourful spectacle for Armed Forces Day in Preston A colourful spectacle for Armed Forces Day in Preston Armed Forces Day will be returning to Preston on Saturday (24 June). Here at Blog Preston, we have listed everything you […]

5 days ago
How this team climbed Mount Kilimanjaro for St Catherine’s Hospice

The team that climbed Mount Kilimanjaro Two people have climbed Mount Kilimanjaro to raise vital funds for St Catherine’s Hospice. Leona Smith and Andrew Livesey, representing Lantei Compliance Services, spent six […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston woman who listens to prisoners on Queen’s Birthday Honours list

Stella Hayes who spends spare time in HMP Preston helping prisoners Stella Hayes who spends spare time in HMP Preston helping prisoners A Preston pensioner who listens to prisoners has been recognised for her volunteering. She’s spent 27 years hearing the […]

1 week ago
Preston charity superstore re-opens – and there’s a bargain new deal

Store manager Rachel Hewitt with one of the £10 bags Store manager Rachel Hewitt with one of the £10 bags A charity ‘superstore’ in Preston has re-opened following a temporary period of closure. There’s a new way to shop too […]

1 week ago
This Preston mosque asked its members to help the city’s Food Bank

Volunteers helping to sort the food donated Just some of the many items donated by Muslim families Hundreds of food and drink items have been donated by the city’s Muslim community to a struggling Food Bank. The […]

2 weeks ago
Dad of premature baby Lacey Mai fundraises for once-in-a-lifetime trips

Lacey Mai was born at Royal Preston Hospital five and a half weeks early, after being breach with the cord round her neck. The youngster was left brain damaged after not being […]

2 weeks ago
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