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

Broadgate man Ben Ashworth continues marathon challenge

Ben celebrates with his wife Louise and family after finishing A Preston man continued his six marathons in six months challenge completing the Windermere Marathon. Ben Ashworth, who has been diagnosed with terminal bowel cancer, continued his mammoth fundraising task. […]

8 years ago
Ben Ashworth ready for second marathon in cancer battle

Ben completing a 10 with his wife Louise Cancer battler Ben Ashworth is preparing for the second of six marathons in six months. Ben, 35, who is undergoing chemotherapy to stop his bowel cancer spreading, runs the Windermere […]

8 years ago
New charity partner for Sainsbury’s store as Galloway’s receives £3,900

Sainsbury's store in Deepdale A Preston supermarket is looking to pick a new charity of the year for its Deepdale store. Sainsbury’s give their customers the chance each year to vote for a good […]

8 years ago
Katy Holmes Trust Picnic on the Park

To mark what would have been Katy’s 13th birthday Penwortham Town Council have arranged Katy’s Picnic on the Park. Katy battled with a Diffuse Pontine Glioma but was lost on […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Big Charity Bike Ride for St Catherine’s Hospice

St Catherine’s Hospice are holding their Big Charity Bike Ride in May. They are calling on people to use pedal power to support their local hospice. On Sunday 18 May […]

8 years ago
New charity store to open at Tulketh Mill

Sue Ryder opens store in a vacant retail unit on Blackpool Road opposite Tulketh Mill. The new shop is part of Sue Ryder-Cuerden Hall, which offers long-term nursing care for […]

8 years ago
Foxton Centre charity night to raise funds for building repairs

  The Foxton Centre is holding an event at Preston Minster to show what they do for the city. Discover more about the projects, the service users and the people […]

8 years ago
Gardening tips from expert at St Catherine’s Hospice annual plant sale

Bill Blackledge will be on hand to give gardening advice A Preston hospice’s plant sale is to have a special guest. Gardening guru Bill Blackledge joins shoppers on Sunday at the annual St Catherine’s Hospice plant and pre-loved goods sale. […]

8 years ago
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