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

Designer launches Christmas cards for city hospice after mum’s death

Natalie Spencer with her mum Gabrielle Natalie Spencer with her mum Gabrielle A Preston designer has put her creative talents to help raise money for St Catherine’s Hospice after the death of her mother. Natalie Spencer’s […]

2 months ago
Weight loss inspires Preston man to tackle London Marathon

A Preston man who has discovered his new found fitness is set to tackle the London Marathon. Andrew Watson has lost four stone over the last 18 months and has […]

2 months ago
How these workers helped a Preston homelessness charity

Electricity North West staff volunteers at Emmaus Preston Electricity North West has been supporting Preston’s homelessness charity Emmaus with its employees carrying out a day of volunteering, along with making […]

3 months ago
Animal shelter hosts Ed Sheeran tribute fundraiser

Connor Banks as Ed Sheeran Connor Banks as Ed Sheeran A Tarleton-based cat and kitten charity is hosting an Ed Sheeran fundraiser night this Saturday (4 November) to raise “much needed” funds to look after […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement This Preston teenager has done a fantastic thing to help young care leavers

Charlotte on stage at the Radio 1 Teen Awards Charlotte on stage at the Radio 1 Teen Awards A teenage girl from Preston who went through the care system in Lancashire is on of the UK’s teen heroes. Charlotte […]

3 months ago
Men Against Violence group to hold We Can Stop Child Abuse event

Chris Flux, left, formed the Men Against Violence group Chris Flux, left, formed the Men Against Violence group An educational event to prevent child abuse is taking place in Preston city centre on Friday 3 November. ‘We Can Stop […]

3 months ago
BBC Radio Lancashire presenters to pedal over 100 miles for Pudsey

Photo shows BBC Radio Lancashire’s Graham Liver and Gilly (John Gillmore) in the BBC Children in Need Pudsey Mobile. BBC Radio Lancashire presenters are set to pedal over 100 miles […]

3 months ago
Cheeky Santa Dash returns to honour Ben Ashworth

Ben and his wife Louise before the Santa Dash Ben and his wife Louise before the Santa Dash A Christmas run returns to the city in honour of one of Preston’s most famous runners. Ben Ashworth, who died in […]

3 months ago
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