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

The swap shop helping struggling families in Ribbleton

A community swap shop is helping young families in Ribbleton with the cost of raising a family. The St Matthews Swap Shop will be held this Thursday (March 15) and […]

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Help the hedgehogs as part of this £50,000 Ingol volunteering project

Dob Croft is a five-acre nature reserve on The Intact Centre's doorstep The Intact Centre in Ingol has been awarded £50,000 to run a 12 month natural heritage volunteering project. The project will focus on developing Dob Croft, Intact’s five-acre nature reserve. […]

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Preston RSPCA reopens after major refurbishment

Entrance to the reopened RSPCA in Preston Pic: Blog Preston An animal shelter has reopened in Preston more than a year since closing its doors. Preston and District RSPCA Centre in Longridge Road was forced to close in December 2017 […]

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Preston councillor tells of heartbreak as son dies from brain cancer

A councillor for a Fulwood ward is stepping down less than a year after being elected, in tragic circumstances. Councillor Anna Hindle, Labour, was elected in May last year winning […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Virtual experience will show Lancashire what it’s like to live with dementia

Guests step onboard the Virtual Dementia Tour at the VIP launch A Preston-based charity is bringing a virtual dementia experience to Lancashire. Age Concern Central Lancashire will be taking the Virtual Dementia Tour around the county over the next two years. […]

3 weeks ago
Preston club taking part in World’s Biggest Pub Quiz

The Empire Services Club in Hartington Road Pic: User Rept0n1x at Wikimedia Commons A Preston club is taking part in PubAid’s World’s Biggest Pub Quiz to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK. The Empire Services Club in Hartington Road, Riversway, is opening its doors […]

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Preston Muslim group visit Deepdale care home

To mark the nationwide ‘Visit My Mosque’ Day a group of Muslims took Islam out of a city mosque and into a care home. Tom Finney Care Home was visited […]

3 weeks ago
Fulwood man to run 100 miles for charity after son diagnosed with autism

William Cowell with his son William A Fulwood man is undertaking the challenge of a lifetime to raise money for charity after his son was diagnosed with autism. William Cowell, 34, will be taking part in […]

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