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

Tesco funding boost helps St Catherine’s Hospice create a woodland walk

St Catherine’s Hospice are now able to create a woodland walk and repair flood damage as a result of a funding boost from Tesco. The hospice has received £12,000 from […]

3 weeks ago
Preston DJ who penned ASOS rant opens up on mental health struggle

Jay Whalley is now well and looking to raise awareness of mental health problems A Preston DJ who became embroiled in drug taking, depression and who nearly died on the floor of a city chicken takeaway has urged young men to talk about their […]

4 weeks ago
Groundwork staff help Preston pupils get back to nature

Evironmental charity Groundwork spent a day giving the environmental learning area at St Stephen’s Primary School a makeover. Primary school pupils will now have an outdoor area that they can […]

4 weeks ago
Preston Muslim Society raises staggering amount for cancer patients at Royal Preston Hospital

Preston Muslim Society have raised a staggering £61,500 to help cancer patients at Royal Preston Hospital. The society presented the cheque to Rosemere Cancer Research, which will go towards a new high […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Little Frankie continues cancer fight as Manchester United stars pay a visit

Fellaini and Martial visited Frankie and mother Sandra in hospital before Christmas A poorly Lancashire girl who is battling bladder cancer has received a big boost thanks to the kindness of those looking after her. Frankie Garbett, four, spent much of Christmas […]

1 month ago
Brother of disabled man attempts Guinness World Record for longest dance party

The Guinness World Record attempt for the longest dance party is the fundraiser that is being organised by Luke Parkinson to help raise money for his disabled brother Dean, and others […]

1 month ago
Symphony at the Tower concerts come to an end after 21 years

Katherine Jenkins headlined the second night of the 2014 Symphony concerts The final note has been played as a series of concerts on the edge of Preston comes to an end. St Catherine’s Hospice has announced the Symphony at the Tower […]

2 months ago
These pensioners decided to do something for the homeless this Christmas

Some of the Charlotte House regulars with the Christmas bags Some of Preston’s oldest residents decided they wanted to make Christmas better for those who have nothing. Staff and users of the Charlotte House day centre in Avenham made up […]

2 months ago
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