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

Valentine’s Day apart… for charity

Valentine’s Day is an opportunity for lovers to make their partners feel extra special. Most people do this by showering their better halves with presents, flowers and intimate words, declaring […]

9 years ago
University urging students to be greener

The University of Central Lancashire has launched a week long scheme encouraging students to be greener. But the people responsible for running the project are parading around campus in a […]

9 years ago
Animal shelter could close in three months

Abandoned animals could be left homeless if funds are not raised to save the Preston branch of the RSPCA. Staff numbers at the rescue centre in Ribbleton have already been […]

9 years ago
Calendars for a Local Cause

Rachael Lloyd is no charity case. She may be raising money to fund an operation which could dramatically change her symptoms from Multiple Sclerosis but she doesn’t want tea and […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Four Prestonians make Honours list

orders of the british empire Four people from Preston have been recognised for their contribution to society in the New Years Honours list for 2011. David Brindle, Lancashire Constabulary’s director of resources, is among those […]

9 years ago
Santas put on their running shoes for charity

Runners took to the street for Preston’s annual Santa Dash for festive fun and fundraising. The Santa Dash attracted a host of participants to the Flag Market with the younger […]

9 years ago
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 […]

9 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?

9 years ago
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