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

Military veterans garden opening doors to the public

The walled garden in Ashton Park The walled garden in Ashton Park A community garden helping military veterans is celebrating its fourth birthday. Dig In North West has two events running as it marks the occasion. […]

1 day ago
This man has done a skydive to help put on Preston Carnival this year

Michael after his daring jump! Michael after his daring jump! Michael Dawkins, 52, has completed a thrilling skydive in order to help raise money for this year’s Caribbean Carnival. The former chairman of the Preston […]

2 days ago
How Preston’s university and hospice have reached a deal

UCLan and St Catherine's have completed the first year of their partnership UCLan and St Catherine’s have completed the first year of their partnership A formal partnership between a Preston university and hospice is helping students gain experience in the care sector. […]

4 days ago
Evanfest returns to Preston for a fifth year

Evanfest #5 is the all-day-charity festival that is returning to Preston’s Ships and Giggles pub on Saturday (29 April). The music event is being organised by Kate Jones to raise […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement This Preston teenager has been crowned the best in Britain

Elli Westwood seems genuinely overwhelmed at winning the national competition Pic: Tarleton Photography Elli Westwood seems genuinely overwhelmed at winning the national competition Pic: Tarleton Photography A teenager from Preston has been crowned as the first ever Britain’s Junior Miss. Elli Westwood, 15, […]

5 days ago
Fulwood teacher runs London Marathon for the Snowdrop Project

A teacher from Archbishop Temple School, in Fulwood, is running the London Marathon in order to fundraise for the Snowdrop Project. Louise Walsh will be running her first ever full […]

7 days ago
There’s a new Junior Miss Preston been crowned

Jessica Jackson is the new Junior Miss Preston Jessica Jackson is the new Junior Miss Preston Pic: Third Avenue Photography A 16-year-old from the outskirts of Preston has won this year’s beauty queen competition to be the new […]

1 week ago
Preston’s Sikh community return with free kitchen for the homeless

Some of the Guru Nanak's kitchen crew The Sikh kitchen in action under the Fish Market canopy Preston’s Sikh community has announced dates for its food kitchen throughout the rest of 2017. Running on the final weekend […]

2 weeks ago
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