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

How this small piece of wood is helping those with Alzheimer’s

This one proved popular in the care homes A small piece of wood with some intricate designs could be a simple way of helping those with the late stages of dementia. Researchers and designers at the University of […]

2 months ago
This is Roxy and she is stuck in the RSPCA Preston

Roxy shows off her very long tongue! This American bulldog is needing a home as the RSPCA in Preston gears up for Christmas. The centre in Longridge Road, Ribbleton, has been looking after six-year-old Roxy. Roxy has […]

2 months ago
Shopping for a sofa – how you could end up with a cat!

Playful Delilah on the sofa A Preston furniture store is urging its customers to adopt a cat while shopping for their lounges. Life-size images of cats from the Lancashire Cat Rescue are to adorn the […]

2 months ago
Preston park and play areas bags revamp funding

How Euston Street's old swings look A city centre park tucked away down a side street is to receive funding for a spruce up. Euston Street Park’s friends group has been successful in securing nearly £10,000 […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement The beauty of this new park near Preston has been recognised

The St Catherine's Park has been welcoming visitors A new park created near a Preston hospice has been recognised with a national award. St Catherine’s Park was created by combining hospice grounds with nearby land in Lostock Hall […]

2 months ago
How this Preston family are helping the homeless this Christmas

Stephanie Jones and family are taking action for the homeless this Christmas A Preston family are preparing to spend a night sleeping on the streets to help the city’s homeless. Stephanie Jones is wrapping up and taking her partner Anthony Harris to […]

2 months ago
How Lostock Hall mum needs your help to fly Frankie to America

Frankie in happier days A mother-of-two from Lostock Hall has told of her heartbreak after her four-year-old daughter was diagnosed with bladder cancer. Francesca Garbett, known as Frankie, is now battling the disease with […]

2 months ago
Britain’s Got Talent star to headline Preston’s White Ribbon Festival

Becky O'Brien opened up on her battle against domestic violence A campaign group calling for an end to violence against women are hosting their third annual festival. White Ribbon Festival takes place at The Continental for the United Nations International […]

2 months ago
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