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

Lighting up St Catherine’s to remember loved ones

The lights will stay on into the New Year The lights will stay on into the New Year Hundreds of people came together in Lostock Hall to remember lost loved ones. St Catherine’s Hospice was aglow with lights which […]

2 months ago
Preston couple set up Hugs Not Drugs to help babies born addicted to drugs

A new charity, Hugs Not Drugs, has been set up by a Preston man along, with his partner and nephew, to help babies that are born addicted to drugs. Daniel Kynatson, […]

2 months ago
Lights to be turned on at St Catherine’s Hospice in memory of loved ones

Crowds at last year's Light Up A Life at St Catherine's Crowds at last year’s Light Up A Life at St Catherine’s A chance to remember loved ones lost takes place at a Preston hospice this week. Light Up A Life […]

2 months ago
Musical made in a week performed to help BBC Children in Need

Students performing ExtraOrdinary - written in the space of a week Students performing ExtraOrdinary – written in the space of a week A musical put together in the space of a week has been performed – and made its way onto […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement This Preston restaurant is opening for the lonely on Christmas Day

Lola opened in May 2014 in London Road Pic: Tony Worrall Lola opened in May 2014 in London Road Pic: Tony Worrall A Preston restaurant will once again open its doors on Christmas Day – for free. Lola in London Road […]

2 months ago
Foxton Centre to receive Christmas gift hampers

Rotherham Taylor Limited’s Chloe Greenbank (L) with Jackie Hull of the Foxton Centre (R) A Preston accountancy firm have begun their annual Christmas collection to help The Foxton Centre. Rotherham […]

2 months ago
Preston’s university steps in to help Big Issue North in the city

One of the UCLan volunteers speaking to a Big Issue seller One of the UCLan volunteers speaking to a Big Issue seller Preston’s university shop has stepped in to be a new home for the Big Issue North. The independent magazine […]

2 months ago
Larches and Savick boxing club holds annual fight night dinner

Wokko - Dean Watkinson - during the last fight of the evening Wokko – Dean Watkinson – during the last fight of the evening It was a knock-out night when Larches and Savick Boxing Club held their annual Boxing Dinner Show at […]

2 months ago
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