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

Preston radiographers learn about latest innovations at national conference

Jacqui Hudson (left) and Christina Benn Mackay A trio of Preston radiographers have learnt about the latest innovations in their field thanks to funding from Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Therapeutic radiographers Jacqui Hudson, Christina Benn Mackay and Luck […]

12 hours ago
St Catherine’s pop-up prom shop gives teenagers the chance to find their dream dress

A special prom shopping weekend will take place next month to help school leavers find their perfect dress – all whilst raising funds for a much-loved local charity. St Catherine’s […]

2 days ago
Rosemere holds ‘Bowel Bonanza’ networking event for cancer patients

Helen (first left) with the Royal Preston Hospital’s colorectal team of (left to right) Claire Stephens, Maria McEneaney, consultants Mr Arnab Bhowmick and Mr Paul Barrow, Cath Boyle, Mandy Alty and Lauren Holden at its first ever Bowel Bonanza A unique networking event has been held for patients who have undergone bowel cancer treatment at Rosemere Cancer Centre. The Bowel Bonanza event, which took place at the Barton Grange […]

4 days ago
Preston football freestyler set to perform non-stop tricks on 80km charity ice trek

John is raising funds for Cancer Research UK Pic Paul Heyes Preston football freestyler John Farnworth is aiming to perform non-stop ‘keepy-uppies’ in an ice crossing of the world’s largest lake, to raise funds for Cancer Research UK. John, who presents […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Former cancer patients to be helped with debilitating side effects of radiotherapy thanks to new Preston service

Inside a radiotherapy treatment room at Rosemere Cancer Centre A brand new service at Royal Preston Hospital is being set up to help former cancer patients living with debilitating side effects following radiotherapy treatment to the pelvic area. Rosemere […]

7 days ago
James speaks of the impact of sight loss as he prepares to trek the Inca Trail for Galloways

A partially sighted man has spoken about the impact of losing his sight as he prepares to trek the Inca Trail to raise money for Galloways. James Coulton, the outdoor […]

1 week ago
City of Preston Road Race – entries are now open

Rosemere-City-of-Preston-Road-Race-2020 Entries are now open for this year’s annual City of Preston Road Race, which has Rosemere Cancer Foundation as their official race charity. The 10-mile English Athletics recognised run takes […]

1 week ago
St Catherine’s Hospice shop open after revamp

A Lostock Hall charity shop has opened its doors following a modern makeover, with staff and volunteers looking forward to welcoming customers old and new to support their local hospice. […]

1 week ago
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