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

Penwortham man thanks Rosemere for mum’s treatment with 980-mile cycling fundraiser

Ash with his parents Deborah and Philip on his wedding day A Penwortham man is cycling the length of Great Britain to thank Rosemere Cancer Foundation for his mum’s treatment. Ash Benton will cover 980 miles as he cycles from Land’s […]

2 weeks ago
Preston’s kitty lovers to unite at Cat Extravaganza

Blue is awaiting adoption from Cats Protection Preston Branch A Cat Extravaganza is taking place in Preston this weekend. Cats Protection Preston Branch is holding its annual event at St Leonard’s Church Hall in Marshall’s Brow, Penwortham. The Extravaganza […]

2 weeks ago
How these friends are raising thousands for struggling Preston food bank

Rachelle Callaghan and Rebecca Hewitson Two Preston friends are cycling from London to Brussels and raising thousands of pounds in the process for the struggling Salvation Army food bank. Rachelle Callaghan and Rebecca Hewitson set […]

2 weeks ago
Preston grandmother fundraising for NICU after Baby Jack survives being born 16 weeks early

Baby Jack with his Nonna, Naomi A Preston woman is raising money for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at RPH, after her grandson Jack was born 16 weeks early. Naomi McPartland will run the City of […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fulwood grandad to cycle 300 miles from London to Brussels for charity

John Farnden A Fulwood grandad is cycling from London to Brussels via Amsterdam to raise funds for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. John Farnden sets off on the 300-mile trip on Wednesday 4 September. […]

2 weeks ago
Preston food bank running out of supplies as donations drop

Preston’s Salvation Army food bank has told the Guardian it’s “down to the last few tins” as referrals increase and donations drop. Since the start of the summer holidays the […]

3 weeks ago
New Hall Lane pharmacy to offer free eye tests to refugees

NHL Pharmacy is doing Sunday afternoon opening for the event Pic: Google Refugees in Preston are being urged to undertake a free eye test. New Hall Lane Pharmacy and Eyecare is opening its doors. The Mayor of Preston councillor David Borrow will […]

3 weeks ago
Preston nurses to learn the latest on lung cancer at global conference

l-r Barcelona-bound Jenni Anderson, Laura Hall, Emma Barber and Sharon Spencer Four nurses are to attend a global conference so they can bring the latest knowledge about lung cancer back to Preston. Lung cancer nurse specialists Laura Hall, Emma Barber, Sharon […]

3 weeks ago
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