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

Preston father and son beat the heat to smash 24-hour charity ultra marathon

L-R: Dean and Mike Thompson A father and son from Preston took on soaring temperatures to complete a 24-hour ultra marathon for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Mike and Dean Thompson ran the Mizuno 24 North Ultra […]

8 hours ago
Spot yourself in the largest Moonlight and Memories Walk yet for St Catherine’s Hospice

More than 1,000 people made their way through the streets of Lostock Hall last weekend to raise money for the city’s hospice. The annual event raised more than £90,000 for […]

4 days ago
Spot yourself at Preston Handbags and Gladrags charity night

A glamorous charity fundraiser has raised over £1,000 for Age Concern Central Lancashire. In total, attendees at the Handbags and Gladrags event donated around £2,500 worth of dresses and handbags. […]

5 days ago
Change of venue for RSPCA Summer Fair on Sunday

The RSPCA open day on Sunday has changed venue after a dog at the shelter has become unwell. The shelter in Longridge Road has temporarily closed on the advice of […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement How this surprise donation is helping more Prestonians get out and about

Joe Hannett (left) from Preston Shopmobility receives the donation from Jim Rolfe of Millercare A Preston charity can now help more people get out and about thanks to a surprise donation of three scooters. Preston Community Transport’s Shopmobility service received the donation from Millercare […]

1 week ago
How this new Citizens alliance wants to bring power to the people of Preston

A presentation during the Preston Citizens event Pic: Citizens UK A new Citizens alliance is planning to use community organising to make Preston a better place to work, live and study. Preston Citizens is set to become the latest chapter […]

1 week ago
How one Preston man has already tripled his Big PNE Sleep Out fundraising target

Steve Berry has raised more than £300 towards the Big PNE Sleep Out A Barclays worker from Preston has already smashed his fundraising target for the Big PNE Sleep Out. Steve Berry has collected more than £300 towards the event which will see […]

2 weeks ago
Eid charity lunch with Dr Munavvar raises £4,000 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s chief officer Dan Hill accepts a donation from Zehran and Ayesha Punekar watched by their father Mr Maqsood Punekar An Eid charity lunch hosted by renowned local chest doctor Dr Mohammed Munavvar has raised £4,160 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. The lunch, which was held at Imperial Banqueting Suite, was […]

2 weeks ago
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