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

Vigil in memory of New Zealand mosque attack victims to take place on Preston’s Flag Market

A crisp day on the Flag Market with the Harris Museum in the background. Pic: @jg_hickey Preston is being urged to stand together in a vigil for those who died in the Christchurch mosque attack. The city’s Faith Forum, made up of representatives from across churches, […]

1 hour ago
Firefighters to do Fulwood charity car wash

Firefighters giving a car a good scrub Firefighters will be getting all in a lather in Fulwood. The Garstang Road headquarters for Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service is playing host to a charity car wash. Fire crews […]

17 hours ago
Mad Hatter’s tea party pops up in Penwortham shop window

Volunteers and staff dressed up the tea party A Mad Hatter’s tea party has taken place in a shop window in Penwortham. The live window display appeared at the Cats Protection shop in Liverpool Road on Sunday 10 […]

4 days ago
The swap shop helping struggling families in Ribbleton

A community swap shop is helping young families in Ribbleton with the cost of raising a family. The St Matthews Swap Shop will be held this Thursday (March 15) and […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Help the hedgehogs as part of this £50,000 Ingol volunteering project

Dob Croft is a five-acre nature reserve on The Intact Centre's doorstep The Intact Centre in Ingol has been awarded £50,000 to run a 12 month natural heritage volunteering project. The project will focus on developing Dob Croft, Intact’s five-acre nature reserve. […]

7 days ago
Preston RSPCA reopens after major refurbishment

Entrance to the reopened RSPCA in Preston Pic: Blog Preston An animal shelter has reopened in Preston more than a year since closing its doors. Preston and District RSPCA Centre in Longridge Road was forced to close in December 2017 […]

1 week ago
Preston councillor tells of heartbreak as son dies from brain cancer

A councillor for a Fulwood ward is stepping down less than a year after being elected, in tragic circumstances. Councillor Anna Hindle, Labour, was elected in May last year winning […]

2 weeks ago
Virtual experience will show Lancashire what it’s like to live with dementia

Guests step onboard the Virtual Dementia Tour at the VIP launch A Preston-based charity is bringing a virtual dementia experience to Lancashire. Age Concern Central Lancashire will be taking the Virtual Dementia Tour around the county over the next two years. […]

2 weeks ago
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