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

Preston Muslim Society raises staggering amount for cancer patients at Royal Preston Hospital

Preston Muslim Society have raised a staggering £61,500 to help cancer patients at Royal Preston Hospital. The society presented the cheque to Rosemere Cancer Research, which will go towards a new high […]

3 days ago
Little Frankie continues cancer fight as Manchester United stars pay a visit

Fellaini and Martial visited Frankie and mother Sandra in hospital before Christmas A poorly Lancashire girl who is battling bladder cancer has received a big boost thanks to the kindness of those looking after her. Frankie Garbett, four, spent much of Christmas […]

1 week ago
Brother of disabled man attempts Guinness World Record for longest dance party

The Guinness World Record attempt for the longest dance party is the fundraiser that is being organised by Luke Parkinson to help raise money for his disabled brother Dean, and others […]

2 weeks ago
Symphony at the Tower concerts come to an end after 21 years

Katherine Jenkins headlined the second night of the 2014 Symphony concerts The final note has been played as a series of concerts on the edge of Preston comes to an end. St Catherine’s Hospice has announced the Symphony at the Tower […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement These pensioners decided to do something for the homeless this Christmas

Some of the Charlotte House regulars with the Christmas bags Some of Preston’s oldest residents decided they wanted to make Christmas better for those who have nothing. Staff and users of the Charlotte House day centre in Avenham made up […]

3 weeks ago
Cats Protection opens new shop in Penwortham

Local charity, Cats Protection Branch, has opened its brand new shop in Penwortham on Wednesday 14 December. The Preston Branch is part of the charity’s national network of over 250 volunteer-run branches, 32 […]

3 weeks ago
Watch how this Penwortham singer is helping the homeless this Christmas

Official re-opening of the Foxton Centre IT Designer, Linda Snape, from Penwortham is helping the homeless this Christmas in a unique way. Linda has written a song to raise money for the Foxton Centre, a Preston charity that […]

4 weeks ago
How these accountants helped the Foxton Centre this year

This year Preston-based accountants Rotherham Taylor Limited launched their Christmas campaign to help the homeless at the Foxton Centre. On Tuesday 13 December, the firm delivered Christmas hampers to its selected […]

4 weeks ago
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