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

Rosemere Cancer Centre coffee shop makes profit despite Covid-19

The Rosemere Coffee Shop volunteers The coffee shop within Rosemere Cancer Centre made a £5,939 profit over the 2019/20 financial year. The voluntary committee that runs the coffee shop has presented the funds to Rosemere […]

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The Foxton Centre receives grant to help Preston’s rough sleepers

Jeff Marsh, CEO at The Foxton Centre The Foxton Centre in Avenham has received a grant to purchase essential items for rough sleepers. The charity appealed to the Morrisons Foundation in the immediate aftermath of the Covid-19 […]

2 days ago
Preston beauty spots to star in new Love from Lancashire charity calendar

The winning photo of Hoghton Bottoms Pic: Shafiq Khan Beauty spots from around Preston and South Ribble are set to feature in a new Love from Lancashire calendar. Mental health charity Lancashire Mind decided to create the calendar after […]

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Retired Penwortham GB Para Athlete leading the way for disability awareness

Claire Buckle A Penwortham retired GB Para Athlete is leading the way against disability discrimination to break down the barriers of disability. Claire Buckle, who competed for England and GB in shot […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement 11-year-old Millie’s face masks coming to Preston Market

Jo and Millie A face mask brand with a difference is coming to Preston Market. Millie’s Masks was founded by 11-year-old Millie Millburn in Birmingham – with a bit of help from mum […]

4 days ago
Blue skies on the horizon for Preston’s Rosemere Cancer Centre

Ceiling lights for radiotherapy patients There are blue skies on the horizon, literally, for patients needing to undergo radiotherapy at Rosemere Cancer Centre, the region’s specialist cancer treatment centre at Royal Preston Hospital. Rosemere Cancer […]

5 days ago
Fulwood-based clothing company makes £5,000 donation to NHS

Julia Gruszka with her winning design for an ARCO competition Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has received a donation after being chosen as a worthy recipient of £5,000. During lockdown, Fulwood-based Arco Clothing Centre staff and families joined together […]

6 days ago
Neonatal unit’s Phil has head shaved for Preston cancer charity

Braving the shave A neonatal advanced nurse practitioner from the Royal Preston Hospital has had his head shaved to raise over £1,000 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Phil Parsons, 36, decided to raise money […]

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