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

How this Preston businessman is helping charities

Craig Willetts is helping charities in the Preston area Craig Willetts is helping charities in the Preston area A Preston business consultant is offering his services to charity in the city and surrounding area – for free. Craig Willetts […]

2 months ago
St Catherine’s Hospice open new shop in Longton

Seema Kennedy MP opens the St Catherine’s Hospice boutique in Longton St Catherine’s Hospice has opened up a brand new boutique shop in Longton. It is the latest retail offering […]

2 months ago
How homelessness in Preston is tackled could be changing

Official re-opening of the Foxton Centre Official re-opening of the Foxton Centre The future of a homeless shelter in Preston could be in doubt as Preston City Council makes it re-bid for funding. The city’s Foxton […]

2 months ago
Sir Tom Finney remembered at former Preston North End players evening

From left to right Phillip Parramore, Russell Hogarth, Eric Jones, Peter Higham, Phil Gittins, Ian Rigby and Malcolm Rae From left to right Phillip Parramore, Russell Hogarth, Eric Jones, Peter Higham, Phil Gittins, Ian Rigby and Malcolm Rae Former Preston North End players joined fans in celebrating the life […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s Sikh community run free kitchen for homeless

The kitchen for the homeless in full flow The kitchen for the homeless in full flow A food kitchen has helped feed dozens of homeless Prestonians. The city’s Sikh community launched their new monthly event. Volunteers joined a […]

2 months ago
Little Pippa Cole has died from cancer aged five

Pippa Cole heading to nursery in October last year Pippa Cole heading to nursery in October last year A Preston girl has lost her fight against brain cancer. Pippa Cole, aged five, died this morning (Monday). Her family have […]

2 months ago
TV star Kay Purcell courageously shares her cancer journey

Kay Purcell Kay Purcell Kay Purcell, a TV star from Leyland, is courageously sharing her journey whilst fighting cancer to help raise awareness of the disease and its effect on people and […]

2 months ago
Preston becomes a City of Sanctuary as immersive exhibition opens

There are some pretty confined spaces in the Escape to Safety exhibition! Councillor Peter Rankin opens the City of Sanctuary event at Preston Minster Preston came together to officially declare the city one of sanctuary for those seeking asylum. A new interactive […]

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