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

Ingol’s Intact Centre featured in The Parliamentary Review

Bill and Denise at Mansion House, London The Intact Centre in Ingol has been recognised in The Parliamentary Review for its role as a learning tool to the public and private sector. Intact, which is short for […]

9 hours ago
Rosemere Cancer Foundation confirms plans amid coronavirus outbreak

Walk-in-the-Dark-2020 Rosemere Cancer Foundation has announced its plans amid the coronavirus outbreak – including postponements of events and closure of offices and coffee shops. The charity’s fundraising office at the Royal […]

2 days ago
How you can contribute to a £1m crowd funder to help the NHS in Preston during the Covid-19 crisis

Details of a crowdfunding campaign to raise £1m for the NHS in Preston during the Covid-19 crisis have been released. Businessman Yousuf Bhailok launched the campaign, pledging £100,000 to get […]

4 days ago
Preston mum-of-three wins pageant with a difference

Kirstie with her family In January of this year, Kirstie Cowburn from Ribbleton won the title of United Kingdom Sweetheart at the Pure UK Pageant. Pure UK is a family-oriented pageant where contestants are […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Nature Project recognised for mental health benefits

Avenham-park-group-tree-planting An innovative ecotherapy project that connects people has been having a major impact on those attending groups in Preston. The sessions take place at Avenham Park on Wednesdays and Brockholes […]

2 weeks ago
John Farnworth smashes keepy-uppie ice challenge for Cancer Research UK

John Farnworth on his ice trek A Preston football freestyler has successfully completed his latest endurance challenge and world record attempt – an ice crossing of the world’s largest and deepest lake while doing keepy-uppies every […]

2 weeks ago
Legendary West Indies cricketer to appear at Preston Caribbean Carnival fundraiser

Colin Croft This show has been postponed until later in the year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Former West Indies and Lancashire cricketer Colin Croft is set to appear at a fundraising dinner for the Preston Caribbean Carnival. Colin, who was a fast […]

2 weeks ago
Preston charity offering 40 work experience opportunities in Spain

Playa de Berria in Cantabria A charity is offering work experience opportunities in Spain for 40 people from the Preston area. Creativity Works Preston (CWP) has been awarded £97,000 for a work experience project titled […]

2 weeks ago
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