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

Harris Museum fundraiser to be launched

The Friends of the Harris Museum & Art Gallery in Preston are launching a £20,000 Guild 2012 Acquisitions Fund, providing cash for the Harris Museum to buy works of art for visitors to enjoy. Excitement […]

8 years ago
What Victorian Benefactors Did For Preston

The industrial era is one easy to overlook in a provincial context in the face of what I and people of varying ages learnt in school. We are granted a rough idea about how life changed, but my education in the matter was confined to general developments leading up to the years when Victoria was on the throne. But what of the individuals who sought to change Preston for the better?

8 years ago
Recycling Lives plan expansion

Preston-based commercial recycler and social welfare charity Recycling Lives has submitted a planning application for a new centre in the heart of Accrington. The new state-of-the-art centre will be situated in […]

8 years ago
Generous locals saddle up for charity

Local horse riders turned charity fund raisers on Thursday evening, raising over £500 for children who need extra care. Horse riders at Croston Farm in Whittle Le Woods were inspired […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Murdered hedgehog’s carer vows to beat thugs and carry on

A Lancashire woman has vowed to continue her work with a charity she runs from her home, a week after mindless thugs shot and murdered one of her patients.

8 years ago
Recycling Lives

Imagine a charity that could radically improve and change the lives of the homeless. Not only providing them with aid and a roof over their heads, but equipping them with […]

8 years ago
Slideshow: Run Preston 2010

run preston Today fun runners and professionals alike took part in Run Preston, with the course snaking all around Preston city centre. See if you can spot yourself in our photos from […]

8 years ago
Moonlight Walk

I never thought I’d see a snake of women dressed in pink with flashing bunny ears marching up Fishergate Hill towards the city centre at 1am on a Sunday morning. […]

8 years ago
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