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

Ingol nine-year-old cancer patient needs lifesaving treatment

A Preston health spa has set has set up a campaign to try and raise money so that nine-year-old cancer patient Amelia Brome can get the lifesaving treatment she needs. […]

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Sikh food kitchen returns to Preston city centre

Those in need were given water, fruit and hot food during the event Those in need were given water, fruit and hot food during the event A vegetarian food kitchen is being run for the city’s homeless and those in need. Preston’s Sikh […]

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Meet the pyjama fairy who helps kids in hospital

Most Inspirational Student Nurse of the Year nominee Amanda Chadwick Most Inspirational Student Nurse of the Year nominee Amanda Chadwick A mature student from UCLan has been nominated for an inspiring nurse award after co-founding a charity that helps make […]

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This eight-year-old completes 2.2k run for her poorly cousin

On 12 March, Holly Worden, from Preston, decided to complete a charity race for the her poorly cousin who was diagnosed with epilepsy. Holly wanted to compete in the sponsored […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Here’s who are Preston’s sporting heroes for 2017

Steve Heaps, Dr Adrian Ibbetson, Head of School – Sport and Wellbeing, Ben Ashworth Nicola White MBE, Stephanie Slater MBE, Peter Mason BEM (Preston Sports Forum), The Right Worshipful the Mayor of Preston Councillor John Collins and Mayoress Mrs Mary Brade, Steve Daley, Janet […]

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The Big Lunch returns to Preston with knockout challenge

Ashton Park saw the sun beat down as families turned out to enjoy The Big Lunch Pic: Tony Worrall Ashton Park saw the sun beat down as families turned out to enjoy The Big Lunch Pic: Tony Worrall One of Preston’s most popular summer events is returning once more […]

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Ben Ashworth receives special recognition for cancer battle

Ben Ashworth and his wife Louise Ben Ashworth and his wife Louise Preston has paid tribute to one of its sporting, and most inspirational, greats – Ben Ashworth. It’s nearly exactly five years since Ben was […]

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Preston teenager with cystic fibrosis completes half marathon

An 18 year old girl from Preston has completed a half marathon to raise money for a charity close to her heart. Lucy Baxter took part in the run, which she […]

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