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

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
Japan earthquake: UCLan graduate tells of Fukushima fear

A UCLan graduate has spoken about how people in Japan are in fear of an impending nuclear crisis. Martyn Terpilowski, 33, who graduated from the University of Central Lancashire in […]

9 years ago
Perrys Preston shows support for Comic Relief

As people gear up to raise money for Comic Relief today, one Preston car dealership has already totted up hundreds. Staff from Perrys Preston on Blackpool Road have spent the […]

9 years ago
Preston-born woman speaks of shock at Christchurch quake

A Preston-born woman living in New Zealand has spoken of her shock at the devastating earthquake which hit the country’s second-largest city, Christchurch, yesterday. The earthquake struck just before one in […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement A Big Announcement

In November of last year Blog Preston teamed up with several other media projects and charities in Preston to bid for the NESTA Neighbourhood Challenge. We put together a joint […]

9 years ago
Prescap move into new home to celebrate 25 years

Prescap have celebrated their 25th birthday by officially opening their new headquarters on Fox Street. The arts-based charity chose to mark the event by announcing a new vision and mission […]

9 years ago
New Victoria cinema campaign appeals for donations to buy nightclub

The future of Preston’s New Victoria cinema is looking brighter after the site went up for sale. The former picture palace has been closed since 1992 but action group, The […]

9 years ago
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
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