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

Audio: Community group Luv Preston working to “serve and love the city of Preston”

Community group Luv Preston aim to help young people in the city of Preston, here Peter Carrington tells us about the organisation’s work and what they are aiming to achieve. […]

9 years ago
Sing The Docks comes to Riversway

Sing The Docks takes place this weekend as part of the Riversway Festival. Organisers are looking for as many choirs and singing groups as possible to get involved. The event […]

9 years ago
PNE fans and legends raise money for Gary Parkinson Fund

Last night Preston North End fans came together in support of Gary Parkinson and his illness known as “locked in syndrome”. It has caused Gary to only be able to […]

9 years ago
Disability support group sues County Council over care cuts

A disability support group is so unhappy with Lancashire County Council’s cuts they are planning to sue them. Last month the council announced their budget which included £179m worth of […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement New indoor skate park opening delayed

Untitled from Arc Skatepark on Vimeo. Anger is growing as teens are ‘left in the dark’ over plans for a new skate park in Preston. It was announced at the […]

9 years ago
Snakes and reptiles all in a day’s work for Animal Ambulance Teen

Reptiles and snakes may give some people the heebie jeebies but for one teenager, it’s all in a day’s work. Kate Mercer, 16, devotes every second of her spare time […]

9 years ago
Brave firefighters to assist Japanese relief efforts

Specialist members of Lancashire’s fire and rescue services have joined the relief effort in Japan. As details of the disaster unfold, trained teams have been sent from countries worldwide. Seven […]

9 years ago
EXCLUSIVE: Teacher’s account of Japan’s earthquake

I was in the staffroom at school. It was a marking day for the admissions exams, so there were no students around. There were only three other teachers with me […]

9 years ago
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