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

Pictures of everyone being brilliant for Ben Ashworth

Runners showing off their bum pants Runners showing off their bum pants TV personality Matthew Wright and BBC Radio Lancashire presenters joined a Christmas charity run in Preston. Runners braved sleet and light snow to raise […]

7 hours ago
Christmas dinner for Preston’s homeless under the market canopy

Last year's dinner for the homeless took place inside the current Indoor Market Last year’s dinner for the homeless took place inside the current Indoor Market A group of church-goers are to feed the city’s homeless in the run up to Christmas. Paths […]

2 days ago
Preston RSPCA to temporarily close due to ‘standards’ concern

RSPCA at Preston RSPCA at Preston A Preston animal shelter has been temporarily closed due to concerns it is ‘not meeting high standards’ expected by its parent organisation. RSPCA Preston and District will […]

4 days ago
Spot yourself at St Catherine’s Christmas Festival and Santa Dash

Setting off on the Santa Dash Setting off on the Santa Dash Hundreds of people filled the grounds of St Catherine’s Hospice with red and white during the annual Santa Dash. The hospice played host to […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Annual ride out by bikers delivers supplies to RSPCA Preston

Some of the goodies arriving at the RSPCA Some of the goodies arriving at the RSPCA Dozens of bikers roared their way from Lane Ends to Ribbleton on Sunday for a good cause. Preston and District RSPCA received […]

5 days ago
How this Preston business is helping those in need this Christmas

Christmas is a time of giving, and for employees at Capita, part of the Dixon’s Carphone contract at Tulketh Mill, they are getting into the Christmas spirit this year by […]

1 week ago
Lighting up St Catherine’s to remember loved ones

The lights will stay on into the New Year The lights will stay on into the New Year Hundreds of people came together in Lostock Hall to remember lost loved ones. St Catherine’s Hospice was aglow with lights which […]

1 week ago
Preston couple set up Hugs Not Drugs to help babies born addicted to drugs

A new charity, Hugs Not Drugs, has been set up by a Preston man along, with his partner and nephew, to help babies that are born addicted to drugs. Daniel Kynatson, […]

2 weeks ago
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