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

In pictures: Preston runs the Sport Relief Mile

sport relief mile in avenham park Prestonians literally went the extra mile for charity today as hundreds took part in the Sport Relief Mile. Bernie Blackburn was down early in Avenham Park to snap the runners. […]

10 years ago
Local arts charity Prescap closes after 27 years

Your Prescap, the community arts charity based in the city centre, has closed its doors after 27 years of delivering its mission of supporting local artists and creatives. Preston FM […]

10 years ago
Charity dinner to raise funds for former Preston North End player Gary Parkinson

gary parkinson Football players, managers and fans across the UK are set to come together in support of a former Preston North End player Gary Parkinson. Parkinson, who played 88 times for […]

10 years ago
Celebrate International Women’s Day in Preston

Today is International Women’s Day, a day dedicated to celebrate and raise awareness of women’s rights around the world. Started in the early 1900s and celebrated annually thousands of events […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Future uncertain for Preston’s RSPCA centre

macaroni and cinders A Preston animal charity could face closure due to a black hole in its finances. The Preston & District RSPCA animal centre in Ribbleton has announced it will have to […]

10 years ago
Islamic students pledge to raise £10,000 towards new CT scanner

islamic society launch A group of students from Preston have pledged to raise £10,000 towards a new hospital scanner at the city’s main hospital. The Islamic Society at the University of Central Lancashire […]

10 years ago
Parents launch fundraising appeal after daughter develops rare disorder

safaa master Two Preston parents have launched a fundraising battle to help care for their daughter after she was diagnosed with a debilitating disorder. At just 11 months old Safaa Master was […]

10 years ago
Sport Relief Mile returns to Preston for third time

avenham park The third Preston Sport Relief Mile takes place this March. The event, sponsored by Sainsbury’s, will see a special route take in the sights of Avenham and Miller Park. It […]

10 years ago
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