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

New mobility scooters and electric wheelchairs for Preston

Testing out the new mobility scooters Testing out the new mobility scooters More mobility scooters and electric wheelchairs have been bought to help people get around Preston. Preston Shopmobility has secured £10,000 from the Big Lottery […]

2 months ago
How you can help ensure Preston children have a Christmas to remember

The Cotton Court team with last year's haul of Christmas presents for disadvantaged children in Preston The Cotton Court team with last year’s haul of Christmas presents for disadvantaged children in Preston Christmas is the most wonderful time of year, but for many it is one […]

2 months ago
This Preston boy ran 30 miles in 30 days for city hospice

Harry during his challenge Harry took on the challenge to help St Catherine’s A Preston boy who ran 30 miles in 30 days in aid of his grandfather has raised hundreds of pounds for […]

2 months ago
Faith groups come together for a feast to celebrate in Preston

Interfaith feast in Shepherd Street Interfaith feast in Shepherd Street A Feast of Faiths kicked off Interfaith Week in Preston on Remembrance Sunday, marking the beginning of a week-long celebration of inter-faith understanding and awareness. […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Shoebox appeal for Preston to help Hurricane Irma victims

Damage to a school in Saint Marteen after Hurricane Irma Damage to a school in Saint Marteen after Hurricane Irma Prestonians are being asked to help provide basic supplies for Caribbean youngsters in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. A huge […]

2 months ago
Preston musical in a week to be made with help from Claire Sweeney

Claire Sweeney is one of the established names coming to UCLan to help Claire Sweeney is one of the established names coming to UCLan to help Preston students are to create a musical in a week for BBC Children in Need. Around 50 […]

2 months ago
Bikers to ride out for RSPCA Preston this Christmas

Last year's haul for the RSPCA in Preston Last year’s haul for the RSPCA in Preston Bikers are preparing to rev their engines to help Preston’s abandoned animals. Laura Gunson is organising her fouirth annual RSPCA Christmas run. […]

2 months ago
Spending a morning with the Sisters4Sisters women’s group in Frenchwood

Sofia from the group is far right in full niqab Sofia from the group is far right in full niqab Interfaith Week is held in November every year, usually running from Remembrance Sunday to the following Sunday, and aims to […]

2 months ago
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