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

Former Royal Preston Hospital nurse makes great strides for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

A former staff nurse has raised over £1,600 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation over Christmas by completing Preston’s seventh annual Cheeky Santa Dash. Coronavirus restrictions meant this year’s dash had to […]

19 hours ago
Cottam’s Tipping family raise over £25,000 for charity

The Tipping family have raised over £25,000 for Lancashire charities. Four local charities are to share a massive £26,188.67 raised by the now infamous Cottam family. For the ninth consecutive […]

2 days ago
Dashing Preston Santas help raise £800 for blind and partially sighted people

Ian Watkinson with his sons Harry and Jackson did their Santa Dash in Penwortham on Christmas Day A number of Santas dashed around Preston and South Ribble to help raise £800 for blind and partially sighted people. Participants took part in sight loss charity Galloway’s Santa Dash […]

4 days ago
Single dad gets family life on track thanks to Preston North End in the community

A family on a bike ride Pic: LaterJay Photography from Pixabay A single dad has been helped to such an extent by Preston North End Community and Education Trust that he has been able to move his family into a new […]

6 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Local football club raises money for Preston eating disorder charity

Old Knackers Football Club (OKFC) have been raising money for Preston eating disorder charity, S.E.E.D. The team put on a charity football match on their one year anniversary as a […]

7 days ago
Sign up for socially distanced Race for Life in Preston

Preston residents are being encouraged to look beyond lockdown 3 by making a date to join Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life in Preston.     The charity’s much-loved event is aiming to return […]

1 week ago
Grants come in to keep Preston cancer clinic open

Inside a radiotherapy treatment room at Rosemere Cancer Centre A clinic set up to help local former cancer patients suffering with life impacting treatment side effects has received further grants to keep it going during the coronavirus pandemic. A […]

1 week ago
Preston and South Ribble charities offered free help from local industry network

Darryl Cooke, founder of the gunnercooke foundation Preston and South Ribble charities are being offered free support to develop and thrive despite the Covid-19 pandemic. Law firm gunnercooke is reaching out to charities through its charity arm, the […]

2 weeks ago
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