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Rotary Club organise Christmas tree collection in Ribble Valley and North Preston for charity

Posted on - 9th December, 2023 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Broughton, Charities, Christmas, Cottam, Fulwood, Fylde News, Grimsargh, Longridge, Preston News, Ribble Valley News, What's On in Preston, Wildlife and Conservation, Woodplumpton
Last year's Christmas tree collection.
Last year’s Christmas tree collection. Pic: Longridge and North Preston Rotary Club

The Rotary Club of Longridge and North Preston have organised their annual charity Christmas tree collection across North Preston and the Ribble Valley.

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Trees will be collected between the 6 and 7 January by volunteers at the club, and then recycled as part of the Fylde Coast Sand Dunes Project.

The money raised will go to charities and community cases across the local area. Last year they donated over £5,000 to charities such as CRY North West and Red Rose Recovery while in 2022 they raised £2,000 for North West Children’s Support Group.

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The club has suggested a donation of £10 per tree, but welcomes larger donations to go towards the charities.

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Volunteers will collect trees from Longridge, Goosnargh, Grimsargh, Barton, Knowle Green, Cottam, Woodplumpton, Ashton, Fulwood, Broughton and Ribchester.

For more information, visit The Rotary Club’s website.

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