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

Adventurers sought for Rosemere charity trek to one of seven wonders of the world

Chief Officer Dan climbing the Great Wall of China Adventurers are being sought to join charity Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s epic 10-day October expedition to Peru’s Machu Picchu, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. In the charity […]

15 hours ago
Preston North End launches scheme to get more disabled people into football

Last weeks launch saw a great turn out for the Every Player Counts Campaign Preston North End Community and Education Trust (PNECET) has launched its Every Player Counts programme in partnership with the Sir Tom Finney Preston Soccer Centre. Every Player Counts is an […]

3 days ago
How these kind-hearted builders want to start a ‘DIY SOS’ service in Preston

John Pickthall and Ryan Seaman Two kind-hearted Preston builders are looking for public support to start a DIY SOS-style service for local people in need. John Pickthall from Pcb Builders and Ryan Seaman from RMS […]

4 days ago
Preston Domestic Violence Services to increase support through ‘Tampon Tax’ funding

Nicola Danber and April Rankin, of UR Potential in Blackpool, who successfully applied for the first round of funding from the Lancashire Women’s Fund. Preston Domestic Violence Service (PDVS) has been awarded a £9,628 grant to increase the support it can offer women affected by domestic abuse. The money has been allocated through Lancashire […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston man arranges charity event after his uncle was diagnosed with prostate cancer

A Preston man has launched a charity event to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK after his uncle was saved by an early diagnosis. James Callagher is organising ‘March for […]

6 days ago
Homeless Preston man gets life-saving operation thanks to community support

A homeless man outside the closed BHS store Pic: Tony Worrall A man who was living on the streets of Preston has received a life-saving operation after local organisations and charities stepped in to help. Jack (not his real name), 27, […]

7 days ago
Preston charity appeals for foster carers to help stop exploitation of children

Susan Swarbrick A Preston charity is appealing for foster carers to provide homes for the soaring number of children in care. Caritas Care, which is based in Preston and works across the […]

7 days ago
The Space Centre chosen as Charity of the Year for property group

Representatives from Portergate and The Space Centre A Preston-based property firm has chosen The Space Centre as its charity of the year. Portergate Property Management, based in Friargate Court, will forge links with The Space Centre to […]

1 week ago
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