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

Preston’s Gamers Guild is inviting you to join them

Preston’s Gamers Guild are a group of 15-20 individuals, from all walks of life, who meet up every week to play non-traditional board and card games. The gamers meet up […]

1 week ago
Bark in the Park to be held at St Catherine’s Hospice

Dog-lovers and their families are invited to St Catherine’s Hospice for a day of pet-friendly fun, dog displays and animal attractions in its beautiful grounds. The charity’s popular Bark in […]

1 week ago
Former Preston pub to be converted into Muslim education centre

The Acregate is to be classed as a community asset A planning application has been submitted to Preston City Council‘s planning department for a new Muslim education centre to open its doors in Preston. The request is for the new centre […]

1 week ago
Palace cinema crowdfunding campaign launched to stop closure

The Palace cinema in Market Place, Longridge The Palace cinema in Market Place, Longridge Campaigners wanting to keep the Palace cinema in Longridge open have set themselves a major fundraising challenge. More than £300,000 needs to be […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Here’s who was crowned as Preston’s Strongest Man 2017

One of the competitors takes on the tyre lift One of the competitors takes on the tyre lift Muscles were straining when the renowned Preston’s Strongest Man competition returned to the city centre’s flag market on Saturday (29 July). The […]

2 weeks ago
Muslim school raises money for Royal Preston Hospital cancer ward

A Muslim Girls school has been fundraising for Royal Preston Hospital’s Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Year 10 pupils from Tauheedul Islam Girls’ High School (TIGHS), Blackburn, have used their school’s annual […]

2 weeks ago
Lostock Hall’s Age Concern calls for volunteers on its fifth anniversary

Age Concern is celebrating five years since the Lostock Hall charity shop opened its doors. The charity, based mainly around Preston and South Ribble, acts to support people to live […]

3 weeks ago
Vote for name of Preston’s new Youth Zone

A view of the Youth Zone from the Ringway A view of the Youth Zone from the Ringway The name for the city’s Youth Zone hangs in the balance. Costing £6.9million the building on the western apron of the […]

3 weeks ago
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