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

Celebrity football match raises funds for Preston cancer and MND charities

Teams coming out for the celebrity charity football match Pic: Michael Porter Photography A celebrity football match earlier this month has raised £4,400 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation and Len Johnrose Trust. On Sunday 8 May, a team of Coronation Street, Emmerdale and Hollyoaks […]

2 days ago
RSPCA Preston’s summer fair to raise much-needed funds for animals

Skye at RSPCA Preston and District Branch RSPCA Preston and District Branch is holding a summer fair to raise funds to care for animals at its Ribbleton centre. The fair at Longridge Civic Hall will be the […]

2 days ago
Preston illustrator’s Tokyo Jo’s print raising funds for children’s charity

Tokyo Jo's print by David Robinson A Preston illustrator is selling prints of the former Preston Nightclub destroyed by a fire last week with proceeds going towards charity. David Robinson is selling a limited edition of […]

3 days ago
Penwortham pub hosting family fun day to support children’s charities

Flying the flag for their first collaborative family fun day are Lucy Clark, of the Children’s Appeal (left), and Ellie Smith, of Derian House Children’s Hospice Two of the area’s best-known children’s charities are uniting to stage the ultimate family fun day fundraiser. The free entry event is a collaboration between Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Three places left for Preston charity’s cold water swimming challenge

Lucy Clark Cold water swimming fans have a last gasp opportunity to guarantee themselves a place in next month’s Great North Swim and make a splash for Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation […]

1 week ago
Preston woman raising funds for cat rescue charity with daring 15,000ft sky dive

Wendy Cavanagh and one of her foster kittens A Preston woman is raising money for a cat rescue charity with a daring 15,000 ft skydive later this year. Wendy Cavanagh from Calder Vale began her journey with East […]

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Cancer patients’ art exhibition launch to raise funds for Preston charity

The Larder Pic: The Larder CancerHelp Preston is fundraising with an art exhibition launch. Members of the charity’s art group will be exhibiting their work at The Larder in Preston City Centre this summer. CancerHelp, […]

2 weeks ago
Winckley Square firm donates laptops to help people get online

Karen Morris, Graham Gordon and Ram Gupta Winckley Square accountancy and business advisory firm MHA Moore and Smalley has made a donation of 30 laptops to people suffering hardship across Lancashire. The company will donate the devices […]

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