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

Watch how exhibition for City of Sanctuary will inform Preston about refugees

A refugee pulls a water jug along Preston’s place as an official City of Sanctuary is to be launched in the city centre later this month. Pledging to help refugees arriving in the UK the nationwide movement […]

5 days ago
Preston’s Strongest Man is returning to the city

There's a range of challenges to overcome to become Preston's Strongest Man There’s a range of challenges to overcome to become Preston’s Strongest Man This year’s event is being organised by Chris Walker, with help from Gaz Smith, and is in aid […]

1 week ago
Major canal dredging project begins at Preston’s Ribble Link

Dredging work starting on the canal at Preston Photo: Benny Mc’Nally/Preston Chatterbox Preston Ribble Link Canal is to be dredged in a £3.4million investment by the Canal and River Trust […]

2 weeks ago
Help take the story of Preston’s Suffragette to the stage

Edith Rigby, pictured left, and the blue plaque to her in Winckley Square Pic: Preston Digital Archive/Tony Worrall Edith Rigby, pictured left, and the blue plaque to her in Winckley Square Pic: Preston Digital Archive/Tony Worrall One of the UK’s forgotten suffragette’s could be marked at the Edinburgh […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston 5k with a splash of colour returns to the city

Runners at last year's colourful run Runners at last year’s colourful run A colourful dash to help raise money for charity is returning to Preston. The University of Central Lancashire’s Colour Fun Run is to take […]

2 weeks ago
Muslim women from Preston join North West charity fundraiser

One of the group making a donation One of the group making a donation Dozens of Muslim women from Preston joined an annual peace gathering in Manchester last weekend. The women visited the Dar-ul Aman mosque to […]

2 weeks ago
Preston urged to join global stand against domestic violence

Two women at last year's One Billion Rising event Two women at last year’s One Billion Rising event Prestonian’s are being urged to stand together in solidarity for an end to violence against women. The University of Central Lancashire […]

2 weeks ago
Preston armed forces charity being investigated by regulator

A still from a BBC documentary which investigated Support the Heroes and other military charities A still from a BBC documentary which investigated Support the Heroes and other military charities A Preston military charity is under investigation due to alleged financial irregularities. The Charity Commission […]

3 weeks ago
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