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

Preston walk and fundraiser for Cardiac Risk in the Young Charity at The Continental

Ann Coles and her sister, walking in memory of Andrew at the London event. Pic: Ann A woman has set up a local walk in Preston to raise money for Cardiac Risk in the Young charity (CRY). Ann Coles started fundraising for free heart screenings for people aged […]

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Simple step you can take to help people battling with mental health as NHS struggles

Mary O'Gara. Pic: Sharon and Paul O'Gara High suicide rates in Lancashire are leaving experts afraid we ‘haven’t seen the peak of this yet’ – but a simple initiative from one charity can make a real difference. […]

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Fulwood nursery raises over £1,000 in memory of colleague

The event had a BBQ, face painting and a raffle. Pic: Evergreen's Evergreen Early Years in Preston hosted a charity Spring fair last week, raising over £1,000 in memory of their much missed friend and colleague. The annual event, open to families […]

4 days ago
Preston adoption charity marks 90th anniversary with 40-mile trek

The team at Caritas Care completed the 40-mile walk alongside adoptee, Barry. Pic: Caritas Care A group at an adoption charity based in Preston has completed a 40-mile walk to mark their 90th anniversary.  The team at Caritas Care, walked from Keswick to Barrow over […]

4 days ago
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Garstang footballer’s raise thousands for Royal Preston Hospital’s life-saving work

The team took five hours to climb Ben Nevis. A team of former Garstang football players have raised over £7,500 for the children’s fund at Lancashire Teaching Hospital.  Joe Miller, 34, ex-centre half and former reserve team co-manager planned […]

5 days ago
Leyland skatepark fundraiser this weekend to improve facilities

The skatepark is open to all ages and abilities. Pic: Peter Booth A youth-led skatepark in Leyland is holding a fundraising event this weekend, aiming to raise money to improve facilities and make the park more accessible. The indoor skatepark, on Talbot Road, is looking to modernise […]

5 days ago
Update on ‘Moana’ the emaciated dog found in Moor Nook

The stray dog has been named Moana Pic: RSPCA Preston The RSPCA in Preston has shared an update on an emaciated dog named ‘Moana’ which was found in Moor Nook in February. They shared the update on their Facebook page which said […]

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State-of-the-art sensory projector donated to Royal Preston Hospital children’s ward

The £8,800 interactive projector is motion sensitive and responds to users’ gestures and movement. The projector creates images on floors, as well as tables and wheelchair trays. The system includes […]

6 days ago
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