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

Preston counselling service Cedar House marks 20 years

Cedar House volunteer counsellors Cedar House volunteer counsellors They’ve provided a listening ear to the city for two decades. Cedar House is nestled in Mount Street off Winckley Square and Fishergate. It’s a quiet […]

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Preston Santa Dash to run at Preston Docks

Setting off on the Santa Dash Setting off on the Santa Dash Preston’s Santa Dash is returning and has a new location this year. Red and white runners for the St Catherine’s Hospice event will this […]

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Santa’s grotto to run in Preston shopping centre

Galloways Christmas grotto has launched with St George’s With December just around the corner, a Preston sight loss charity has announced plans for this year’s grotto in the St Georges […]

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Preston student fashion show to include Christmas gift market

All kinds of outfits will be on display All kinds of outfits will be on display A chance to find some more unusual Christmas gifts is coming to Preston. Including a catwalk show and pop-up shops the charity […]

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Advertisement Advertisement How Preston’s ‘forgotten men’ are finding themselves through five-a-side football

Lee Mangan - Fit Football Members of a new five-a-side football league have spoken out about the benefits it’s having on their physical and mental wellbeing. Fit Football kicked off in September at PlayFootball Preston, […]

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Baby poverty charity joins campaign to spread Christmas joy to families in need

What's your plan for when the festive fun ends and you need to ditch the Christmas Tree? Pic: Serge Pic: Serge A local baby poverty charity has joined a campaign to help spread a bit of Christmas joy this year. Baby Branches has teamed up with the Tinies Christmas Wishes […]

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Preston ‘Iron Man’ taking on bucket list Euro road trip for charity

Andrew with his vintage Midget in Switzerland Andrew with his vintage Midget in Switzerland A Preston man who is kept alive by a battery-operated heart pump is driving to Europe in a vintage Midget to raise money […]

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Six-foot Tommies pop up in Preston to remember World War One heroes

Six-foot Tommies are popping up around Preston in remembrance of those who lost their lives in World War One. The transparent silhouettes are located at iconic places around the city […]

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