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

How this group covered 360 miles around Preston Docks for mental health awareness

Mental Health Marathon participants Pic: Tracy Jackson A charity event for mental health has seen participants cover 360 miles-worth of laps around Preston Docks and raise hundreds of pounds for charity. The Mental Health Marathon was planned […]

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‘Can I bring beer’ and all your other questions about the Big PNE Sleep Out answered

The speakers at the PNE Big Sleep Out info evening Lots of people attended the Big PNE Sleep Out information evening at The Foxton Centre this week. So far around 200 people have registered for the Sleep Out, which takes […]

2 days ago
The three Prestonians who cycled 300 miles for causes close to them

John (left) and Rachelle and Rebecca all complete the London to Brussels cycling challenge Three Prestonians have completed a 300-mile cycling challenge to raise funds for causes close to their hearts. Fulwood grandad John Farnden completed the London to Brussels journey to raise money […]

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New ‘What The Flock’ crowdfunder to tackle loneliness in Preston and beyond

A Lonk sheep steals the show at the What The Flock launch A new crowdfunding campaign aimed at tacking loneliness in Preston and across Lancashire has launched. Age Concern’s launch event for the What the Flock (#wtf) campaign featured an award-winning cartoonist, […]

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Advertisement Advertisement How this Preston woman is fighting child hunger with free breakfasts

Helen Ball A Preston woman is fighting child hunger by providing free breakfasts at her Ribbleton cafe. Helen Ball from Broadgate runs Top Cafe in Ribbleton Lane. After hearing a radio interview […]

1 week ago
Retired Preston teacher raises over £1,000 with Irish Sea charity challenge

Simon en route A retired teacher from Preston has raised £1,224 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Simon Millward-Hopkins cycled 498.5 miles from his home in Fulwood through the five countries bordering the Irish Sea. Simon, […]

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Penwortham man thanks Rosemere for mum’s treatment with 980-mile cycling fundraiser

Ash with his parents Deborah and Philip on his wedding day A Penwortham man is cycling the length of Great Britain to thank Rosemere Cancer Foundation for his mum’s treatment. Ash Benton will cover 980 miles as he cycles from Land’s […]

2 weeks ago
Preston’s kitty lovers to unite at Cat Extravaganza

Blue is awaiting adoption from Cats Protection Preston Branch A Cat Extravaganza is taking place in Preston this weekend. Cats Protection Preston Branch is holding its annual event at St Leonard’s Church Hall in Marshall’s Brow, Penwortham. The Extravaganza […]

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