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

Penwortham man to run 100 mile ultra-marathon for children’s charities

Martin Crowley with baby Florence, who was treated at Alder Hey Martin Crowley with his friends’ baby Florence, who was treated at Alder Hey A Penwortham man is taking on a 100 mile ultra-marathon to raise money for two children’s charities. […]

2 months ago
Croston man saying ‘Balls To MS’ with charity dinner and auction

Kev Shurmer, pictured here with the Wales Rugby ball that started it all Kev Shurmer, pictured here with the Wales Rugby ball that started it all A Croston man is raising funds to find a cure for multiple sclerosis by auctioning signed balls […]

2 months ago
Mental health campaign takes on empty shop in St George’s Shopping Centre

One of the team in the campaign shop The shop turned into a campaign HQ for a day A group of teenagers from Preston have taken over an empty shop in Preston city centre. The unit opposite HMV […]

2 months ago
Cash for Kids annual variety show returns to Preston

Kevin Simm The show will feature The Voice UK 2016 winner Kevin Simm Rock FM’s Cash for Kids annual variety show returns to Preston for a night of entertainment from famous names […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Inside one of Preston’s Holiday Hunger markets – with families on the breadline

Families move along the tables laid out with the redistributed food Pic: Blog Preston Families move along the tables laid out with the redistributed food Pic: Blog Preston It’s just before 11am on a Thursday morning at St Matthews Church in New Hall Lane. […]

2 months ago
These workmates have cycled the Guild Wheel for St Catherine’s Hospice

A Preston man has rounded up his workmates and cycled the Guild Wheel for a great cause. Lewis Worden, who lives in Walton-le-Dale with his wife Naadia, assembled his Openreach colleagues […]

2 months ago
Preston mum working to help stop ‘Holiday Hunger’

Some of the food and drink available at Sion Park Hub Some of the food and drink available at Sion Park Hub A Preston mum has set up her own free kitchen in the fight against ‘Holiday Hunger’. Many parents on […]

2 months ago
Ultra runner completes 70 mile challenge in memory of Penwortham man

Iain Asher Iain Asher with Andy Bradbury’s wife Lorna, son Joseph, and the rest of Andy’s Army An ultra runner has covered 70 miles non-stop to raise funds in memory of Penwortham […]

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