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

100-length swimming challenge raises funds for Preston mental health service

Two fundraisers swam over 100 lengths of their local pool to raise funds for mental health service Holland House. On 16 September, Lisa Quigley and Donna Nolan swam the distance […]

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Community projects in Preston, Fulwood, Barton and Longridge receive funding from local developer

A Chorley developer has provided funding for community projects across Preston. The homebuilder has its regional headquarters in Buckshaw Village and invited applications from the community near its developments in […]

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Preston gym strength coach raises £5,779 for Rosemere in memory of beloved family friend

A bake sale at Preston’s Roccia showroom, has helped gym strength coach Tom Hulme raise £5,779 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation in memory of a family friend. Lancashire Constabulary’s Inspector Bilal […]

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Rosemere fundraisers ‘Amy’s Army’ walk equivalent length of China’s Great Wall

A team of fundraisers have walked the same distance as the Great Wall of China to raise funds for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Amy’s Army helped fund new equipment that will […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston woman to walk Guild Wheel for homelessness charity Emmaus

A Preston woman is walking the 21-mile Guild Wheel to raise funds for homelessness charity Emmaus. Makenziee Jaydon Wells will join a group of people who use the Preston Emmaus […]

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Rosemere’s new and improved Ribblesdale Ward has welcomed its first patients

Rosemere Cancer Centre’s new 24 bed Ribblesdale Ward welcomed its first patients at 9am today (Friday, 22 October) following a short official opening ceremony. Former patient Mike Richardson was given […]

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Preston wholesaler’s sandwich campaign reaches fundraising milestone

Preston wholesaler James Hall and Co have passed £600,000 in their penny pledge sandwich campaign. A decade after launching its penny pledge per sandwich sale in October 2011, James Hall […]

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1,000 free lunches to be handed out this half-term from Penwortham Scout Hut

A Preston firm is providing free packed lunches to children in Penwortham over half-term. On 28 October, from 10 to 1pm, Sale Gurus UK Ltd volunteers will hand out and deliver […]

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