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

Preston bikers raise money for children’s hospice

The bikers group at Derian Hospice to hand over the cheque A group of Preston bikers have raised hundreds of pounds for charity with their events this year. Millennium 2000 BC have done ride outs, rallies and concerts to be able […]

4 weeks ago
These kindhearted knitters are helping keep Preston’s premature babies warm

Not sure that will fit Lee... Handcrafted knitwear has been made for premature babies in Preston’s hospital. Made by a knitting group at the University of Central Lancashire’s city centre shop they delivered them in time […]

4 weeks ago
Preston Onesie Run raises money for Rock FM’s Cash for Kids

Preston Onesie Run UK is the unique charity event that took place on Sunday 11 December to raise money for Rock FM’s Cash For Kids. The run, organised by Pennine […]

4 weeks ago
In pictures: Ben Ashworth and bum pants runners take over Avenham Park

Ben and his wife Louise before the Santa Dash More than 120 runners took to Avenham Park and showed more than a bit of leg. The park was taken over for Ben Ashworth’s third Cheeky Santa Dash. Ashworth, who […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement These Preston children are having a better Christmas thanks to kind Prestonians

One of the pupils taking part in making Christmas decorations in the UCLan shop Primary school pupils were given an early Christmas present in Preston city centre. Children from St Matthew’s Church of England and Holy Family Catholic primary schools visited the University of […]

1 month ago
Should Preston become a City of Sanctuary? Prestonians have their say

Massive influx of Syrian Kurdish refugees into Turkey Pic: EC/ECHO Preston City Council will deliberate whether refugees should be welcomed into the city at an upcoming meeting at Preston Town Hall. Council leader councillor Peter Rankin is supporting a group which seeks […]

1 month ago
The third annual Preston RSPCA pet food run is a great success

The RSPCA held their third annual Pet Food Run on Sunday (11 December) and it was a huge success. The annual Pet Food Run involves the biker community riding to Preston’s RSPCA […]

1 month ago
Bums out! Ben Ashworth’s Cheeky Santa Dash is back

Bottoms out, pert and ready for the third annual cheeky Santa Dash. Hundreds of runners are expected to turn out to support Preston’s Ben Ashworth. Ben, who has run many […]

1 month ago
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