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

Endometriosis charity is looking for volunteers to set up a support group in Preston

A charity for women living with endometriosis is looking for co-leaders to set up a support group in Preston. The condition affects up to one in ten women and causes […]

2 days ago
Food club aims to help some of Preston’s most deprived communities this Christmas

Staff and a volunteer at The Pantry A community food club is aiming to help some of Preston’s most deprived communities this Christmas. The Local Community Food Club runs The Pantry out of Whitby’s Cafe at the […]

5 days ago
Team tackle their ‘takeaway tums’ with Tough Mudder challenge for St Catherine’s

A team of 15 colleagues vowed to combat their ‘takeaway tummies’ and support St Catherine’s Hospice when they took on the gruelling Tough Mudder challenge. Staff from Go Electrical’s branches […]

6 days ago
The heartbreaking story of young people in care – and how you can help this Christmas

Young boy at Christmas Blog Preston has once again joined forces with Cotton Court Business Centre for the annual Christmas gift appeal in aid of Barnardo’s and the 400+ disadvantaged young people it supports across Lancashire. […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ribbleton man shares his story of life on the streets to give hope to the homeless

Andy Singleton More than 300 people took part in the Big PNE Sleep Out at Deepdale in November. The event, hosted by Preston North End (in partnership with Biffa and Blog Preston) raised […]

1 week ago
St Catherine’s Christmas festival got everyone in the festive mood

Festive stalls selling local products. St Catherine’s Hospice welcomed the community into its grounds for the charity’s fantastic Christmas Festival. The two-day festive fundraiser, took place from 11am until 3pm Saturday (30th November) and Sunday […]

1 week ago
Help transform Preston hospital children’s ward into a winter wonderland

Sharing their Christmas wish list to transform the Royal Preston’s children’s ward into a winter wonderland with Santa himself are, from the left, Play specialist Pamela O’Brien, ex-Executive Director Sue Musson, Divisional Nursing Director Joanne Connolly, Chief Executive Karen Partington and ward manager Tracy Denny Staff on the children’s ward at Royal Preston Hospital are appealing for help to transform the department into a winter wonderland in time for Christmas. The staff want to provide […]

2 weeks ago
Cycling charity set up to honour tragic young cyclist rides on

Lewis Balyckyi A cycling charity set up to honour the life of a promising young cyclist is riding from strength to strength. The Lewis Balyckyi Trust Fund was set up in memory […]

2 weeks ago
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