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

Symphony at the Tower: Dates confirmed for two shows in 2015

Katherine Jenkins headlined the second night of the 2014 Symphony concerts Dates have been confirmed for next year’s Symphony at the Tower concerts. The shows, which support St Catherine’s Hospice, see big name acts headlining Hoghton Tower. This summer’s shows saw […]

8 years ago
Ben Ashworth cancer marathon challenge: Now Chester marathon is in Ben’s sights

Ashworth has decided to do an additional marathon A Preston man is preparing to run his seventh marathon in seventh months. Ben Ashworth, who is undergoing chemotherapy for bowel cancer, finished the Berlin Marathon on Sunday and he’s […]

8 years ago
Petty cash fund for community groups in Preston signed off

Community groups in Preston are set to receive a funding boost from the city council. A Ā£3,000 pot has been set aside to help local groups across the city get […]

8 years ago
Foxton Centre scoops nearly Ā£300,000 in lottery funding for cafe project

A Preston centre which helps vulnerable members of the community has secured lottery funding. Nearly Ā£300,000 has been given to The Foxton Centre in Avenham to improve its community cafe […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ben Ashworth cancer marathon challenge: Ben finishes Berlin Marathon to clinch six in six months

Ben Ashworth with his Berlin Marathon medal A Preston man’s marathon battle has ended as he crossed the line in Berlin. Ben Ashworth, who has been diagnosed with terminal bowel cancer, completed the Berlin Marathon in just […]

8 years ago
Friends of Haslam Park move step closer to funding for new seats

Haslam Park saw many trees felled during the February storms The Friends of Haslam Park group has secured further funding to create new seats in its park. Four chunks of trees blown down in the February storms are to be […]

8 years ago
Charity fashion show to strut its stuff at Evoque Preston

Miss Preston at last year's event A charity fashion show takes place in Preston city centre in October. S.E.E.D Lancashire holds its sixth annual fashion show at Evoque Preston. As well as vintage, formal, steampunk and […]

8 years ago
Fulwood Police Station: Young Lancashire charity refused chance to bid for building

fulwood police station An attempt to secure the future of a former Preston police station as a hub for charitable organisationsĀ has failed. Fulwood Police Station was closed by Lancashire Police at the end […]

8 years ago
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