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

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 […]

2 months ago
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 […]

2 months ago
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 […]

2 months ago
Accountants to live on just a fiver for five days

Imagine only having £5-a-day for food and drink Pic: Mr ATM Imagine only having £5-a-day for food and drink Pic: Mr ATM Accountants are known for cutting their cloth accordingly but can they live off just £5? Staff at Preston-based firm […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement This eight-year-old is running 2k for her poorly cousin

Holly Worden Holly Worden Holly Worden is the eight-year-old from Preston who has decided to compete in a 2.2k race for her young cousin, Ruby. On Sunday (12 March) Holly will be […]

2 months ago
Second St Catherine’s Hospice superstore opening in Preston

Rachel Hewitt in one of the St Catherine's Hospice shops Rachel Hewitt in one of the St Catherine’s Hospice shops A Preston-based hospice is expanding its charity shop empire once again. A second ‘superstore’ for St Catherine’s Hospice is to […]

2 months ago
Preston Mayor’s charity ball to raise money for Heartbeat

Guests enjoying themselves at the Guild Hall Guests enjoying themselves at a previous Mayor’s ball The Mayor of Preston will be holding a charity ball to raise money for a very worthy cause. Councillor John Collins has had […]

2 months ago
This man is doing a skydive to help put on this year’s Preston Carnival

A charity skydive is being held in order to raise money for Preston’s Caribbean Carnival. The fundraiser is being completed by Michael Dawkins, 52, ex Chairperson of the Preston Caribbean […]

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