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

Islamic students pledge to raise £10,000 towards new CT scanner

islamic society launch A group of students from Preston have pledged to raise £10,000 towards a new hospital scanner at the city’s main hospital. The Islamic Society at the University of Central Lancashire […]

8 years ago
Parents launch fundraising appeal after daughter develops rare disorder

safaa master Two Preston parents have launched a fundraising battle to help care for their daughter after she was diagnosed with a debilitating disorder. At just 11 months old Safaa Master was […]

8 years ago
Sport Relief Mile returns to Preston for third time

avenham park The third Preston Sport Relief Mile takes place this March. The event, sponsored by Sainsbury’s, will see a special route take in the sights of Avenham and Miller Park. It […]

8 years ago
Ribble Steam Railway to expand Docklands engine sheds

ribble steam railway A docklands railway in Preston is set to expand allowing it to preserve more of the area’s railway heritage. The Ribble Steam Railway which runs around Riversway has asked for […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Runners take to city streets for Run Preston 2011

run preston 2011 finish line Over 1,500 people took to the city streets today for the annual Run Preston event. The 10k and 5k races saw many people in fancy dress raising money for charity. […]

9 years ago
Create ideas for positive change in Deepdale, Ribbleton or St Matthew’s and win a cash prize

Disclosure: I’m involved in the Speak Up Preston project myself, as a co-partner. My role involves teaching and training community journalists in Deepdale, Ribbleton and St Matthew’s.  Your Preston FM […]

9 years ago
Friends group set up for Fishwick and St Matthew’s

friends group in action Preston Council’s Unity FM Neighbourhood Management Office on New Hall Lane closed its doors in April this year, following central government spending cuts. This has left Fishwick and St Matthew’s […]

9 years ago
Deepdale community group manager speaks out on government cuts

With town hall’s across the county tightening their budgets it is many grass roots organisations who rely on public funding who are feeling the pinch. We spoke to Sally Sutton […]

9 years ago
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