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

Guild Wheel walk for Ingol nine-year-old cancer patient

Over the Easter weekend, volunteers came together to walk 21 miles of the Guild Wheel to help raise money for nine-year-old cancer patient Amelia Brome. Amelia, from Ingol, has been […]

4 weeks ago
Woman with rare condition must fly to Spain for surgery

Mandy has to wear a neck brace to help prevent dizzy spells Mandy has to wear a neck brace to help prevent dizzy spells A former youth worker from the outskirts of Preston needs your help to fight a rare genetic disorder. […]

4 weeks ago
Military veterans garden opening doors to the public

The walled garden in Ashton Park The walled garden in Ashton Park A community garden helping military veterans is celebrating its fourth birthday. Dig In North West has two events running as it marks the occasion. […]

4 weeks ago
This man has done a skydive to help put on Preston Carnival this year

Michael after his daring jump! Michael after his daring jump! Michael Dawkins, 52, has completed a thrilling skydive in order to help raise money for this year’s Caribbean Carnival. The former chairman of the Preston […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement How Preston’s university and hospice have reached a deal

UCLan and St Catherine's have completed the first year of their partnership UCLan and St Catherine’s have completed the first year of their partnership A formal partnership between a Preston university and hospice is helping students gain experience in the care sector. […]

1 month ago
Evanfest returns to Preston for a fifth year

Evanfest #5 is the all-day-charity festival that is returning to Preston’s Ships and Giggles pub on Saturday (29 April). The music event is being organised by Kate Jones to raise […]

1 month ago
This Preston teenager has been crowned the best in Britain

Elli Westwood seems genuinely overwhelmed at winning the national competition Pic: Tarleton Photography Elli Westwood seems genuinely overwhelmed at winning the national competition Pic: Tarleton Photography A teenager from Preston has been crowned as the first ever Britain’s Junior Miss. Elli Westwood, 15, […]

1 month ago
Fulwood teacher runs London Marathon for the Snowdrop Project

A teacher from Archbishop Temple School, in Fulwood, is running the London Marathon in order to fundraise for the Snowdrop Project. Louise Walsh will be running her first ever full […]

1 month ago
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