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

National Lottery on the hunt for Preston projects to fund

Stock image of cash Pic: Stux from Pixabay Over £6 million of National Lottery funding went to projects in Preston in 2020/21 according to new figures that mark the launch of this year’s National Lottery Awards. A total […]

2 weeks ago
Cancer affected UCLan students attempt world record

L-R: James Baker, Dan Callaghan and John Darwen Two UCLan students are attempting to break a world record and raise funds for charities very close to their hearts. Second year BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy students John Darwen and […]

2 weeks ago
Muslim group brings happiness to Deepdale care home for Eid celebrations

Light Foundation volunteers provided gifts and chocolates to residents at Finney House Care Home Volunteers from Preston’s Light Foundation have visited Finney House Care Home in Deepdale as part of Eid celebrations. The Muslim community group has been visiting the Finney House Care Home […]

2 weeks ago
Longridge engineer raises over £1,000 for Rosemere after boss throws down weekend cycle challenge

A Longridge engineer has raised over £1,000 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation by taking on a huge challenge. 36-year-old Lee Sanderson was given the challenge by his boss Daniel Hall at […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston North End providing free sanitary products at Deepdale to help combat period poverty

PNE will be providing free sanitary products at its stadium Pic: Ian Robinson / Preston North End Preston North End and Preston North End Community and Education Trust have partnered with Citron Hygiene to offer free sanitary pads and tampons at Deepdale. A vending solution will be […]

3 weeks ago
Let’s Grow Preston’s Spring Fair to take place this weekend at Ashton Park

Let's Grow Preston's Ashton Walled Garden The Let’s Grow Preston Spring Fair is taking place this Saturday (30 April). Let’s Grow Preston is an environmental charity that runs two community gardens. It offers volunteer opportunities within horticulture […]

3 weeks ago
Helping Your Community Grow initiative to give boost to Preston project

This spring, Dobbies garden centre will be helping a Preston community project with its Helping Your Community Grow initiative. In recent months, community projects were invited to nominate themselves for […]

3 weeks ago
Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner receives MBE for charitable work in Preston and beyond

Lancashire’s Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner Andy Pratt has received an MBE from Lord Shuttleworth during an investiture at Lancaster Castle. The honour recognises Andy’s charitable and community work, especially […]

3 weeks ago
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