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

Preston woman who listens to prisoners on Queen’s Birthday Honours list

Stella Hayes who spends spare time in HMP Preston helping prisoners Stella Hayes who spends spare time in HMP Preston helping prisoners A Preston pensioner who listens to prisoners has been recognised for her volunteering. She’s spent 27 years hearing the […]

1 month ago
Preston charity superstore re-opens – and there’s a bargain new deal

Store manager Rachel Hewitt with one of the £10 bags Store manager Rachel Hewitt with one of the £10 bags A charity ‘superstore’ in Preston has re-opened following a temporary period of closure. There’s a new way to shop too […]

1 month ago
This Preston mosque asked its members to help the city’s Food Bank

Volunteers helping to sort the food donated Just some of the many items donated by Muslim families Hundreds of food and drink items have been donated by the city’s Muslim community to a struggling Food Bank. The […]

1 month ago
Dad of premature baby Lacey Mai fundraises for once-in-a-lifetime trips

Lacey Mai was born at Royal Preston Hospital five and a half weeks early, after being breach with the cord round her neck. The youngster was left brain damaged after not being […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Dance class held in aid of Manchester terror attack

A special dance class has been held to help raise money in aid of the Manchester terror attack. On Monday 22 May, 22 people, including some children were killed in the […]

2 months ago
G-Festival sees record amount raised as bar drunk dry!

Enjoying the drinks at G-Festival Enjoying the drinks at G-Festival A community music and ale festival has raised a five-figure sum. G-Festival in Hoghton is raising money for a new Gregson Lane community centre and […]

2 months ago
Sunshine beams down on The Big Lunch 2017 in Ashton Park

Thousands of people enjoyed a day out in the sunshine in Ashton Park on Sunday (4 June). Families took part in games and challenges and Prestonians munched at a variety […]

2 months ago
Preston faiths join together for meal in celebration of city’s diversity

Representatives of all faiths joined the meal at the Preston Quaker house Representatives of all faiths joined the meal at the Preston Quaker house A peace meal has taken place in Preston with representatives of different faiths joining together. Held by Muslim […]

2 months ago
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