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

Fundraiser launched to help children of man found dead in Haslam Park

Ste and his daughter Eloise Ste Wardle with his son Harry Kind-hearted Prestonains are being urged to help safeguard the future of two children left without their father after his death this week. Steven Wardle, […]

1 day ago
Former Junior Miss Preston does skydive in Ben Ashworth’s memory

Elli goes up, up, and away Elli after the skydive A former Junior Miss Preston has thrown herself out a plane to raise hundreds of pounds for charity. Elli Westwood, did the skydive in memory of […]

3 days ago
A valuable multi-coloured beard has raised cash for Preston hospice

Les presents his donation to St Catherine's Hospice - and sports his England beard Les Hewitson A Preston man has gone all shades of the rainbow with his beard to raise money for St Catherine’s Hospice. Les Hewitson has seen more than £1,000 donated […]

1 week ago
Preston business group raises thousands for Trust House charity

BNI cheque l-r Jen Coulston-Herrmann, Catherine Smith, Lee Pritchard Ball organisers l-r: Jen Coulston-Herrmann, Catherine Smith of Trust House and Lee Pritchard, BNI Diamond chapter president A Preston business group has raised £14,826 in support of Trust House Lancashire. […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Spot yourself at St Catherine’s Moonlight and Memories Walk

A sea of pink took over St Catherine’s Park as more than 1,200 walkers came together to remember their loved ones. Men, women, families and colleagues took part in the […]

2 weeks ago
Ben Ashworth memorial plaque on the Guild Wheel unveiled

The plaque in memory of Ben Ashworth in Miller Park Pic: Blog Preston Louise Ashworth and family pose with the plaque Pic: Blog Preston More than 150 people braved temperatures of more than 30 degrees to officially mark a section of the Guild […]

2 weeks ago
Glorious sunshine for Preston Fire Station open day

Busy down at the fire station open day Photo credit: John Gillmore Glorious sunshine shone down on Preston Fire and Ambulance Station for its annual open day event. Families were […]

2 weeks ago
Preston city centre to be home to a new hub for deaf people

The deafness centre helps those are hard of hearing Pic: soitiki The deafness centre helps those are hard of hearing Pic: soitiki A place for deaf people in Preston receive help and advice has opened in the city centre. Lancashire Deaf […]

2 weeks ago
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