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

How music is being used to help relax patients at Rosemere Cancer Centre

Inside a radiotherapy treatment room at Rosemere Cancer Centre A new initiative is using music to help patients relax while undergoing treatment at Rosemere Cancer Centre. Audio equipment has been placed in two radiotherapy scanner rooms at the RPH […]

3 weeks ago
Charity behind Plungington dance sessions for learning-disabled people celebrates 10th birthday

DanceSyndrome’s-dance-Leader-team The charity behind a dance class for learning-disabled people in Preston is celebrating ten years of success. DanceSyndrome was founded by Jen Blackwell, who has Down’s Syndrome, to provide support […]

3 weeks ago
How this popular Preston soul singer is raising funds for five local charities

Stephen Bayliss Popular soul singer Stephen Bayliss is set to perform in Preston city centre in aid of five local charities. Stephen, who has a street named after him in Ribbleton, has […]

3 weeks ago
The secret supper club that Prestonians need to know about

Six Seats pork Last weekend Blog Preston was invited to attend an unusual charity event called Six Seats Supper Club. What makes this unlike a regular supper club is that it’s only held […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Disability Equality North West celebrate their 20th Birthday at Church Street

Disability Equality North West. Disability Equality North West (DENW) are celebrating 20 years in their current base on Church Street in Preston. The centre have seen businesses open and close on the street while […]

4 weeks ago
Catholic Charity helping ex-offenders in Preston

The donation was presented by Peter Van Parys and Mike King from the Broughton Catholic Charitable Trust to the team at their premises. Pictured from left to right is Liz Snape (ACE), Mike King (Broughton Catholic Charitable Trust), Dale Tomlinson (Director of Community Services, Caritas Care), Sharon Smith (ACE Project Manager), Jamie Lea Richardson and Charles Gayle (ACE). Caritas Care are thrilled to have received a £4000 from the Broughton Catholic Charitable Society to support people engaged with the ACE Project (Assisted Community Engagement), based in Preston. The […]

4 weeks ago
Criminal Damage at Barclays in Preston after Greenpeace Climate exhibition

Pop-up exhibition blocks Barclays Bank in Manchester. Police were called to Barclays in Preston on Monday after reports of criminal damage as part of a national climate change protest. Greenpeace activists sealed the doors of the bank […]

4 weeks ago
How these Preston choirs raised over £4,500 for Baby Beat

The Baby Beat Choir made up of the charity’s volunteers A choir made up of volunteers for charity Baby Beat helped to raise £4,514.32 in bucket collection donations by singing in local stores last Christmas. Other local choirs also joined […]

1 month ago
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