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

Inspiring Penwortham girl is raising awareness for the condition that has changed her life

Jessica fundraising for NF1 A seven-year-old girl from Penwortham is raising awareness of the life-changing condition she was diagnosed with at the age of one. Jessica Woods has a condition called Neurofibromatosis Type 1 […]

4 weeks ago
Preston Station to have a Changing Places toilet as part of wider revamp by First Trenitalia

Heading onto the platforms at Preston Station Pic: Wayne Affie/Affiefilms Preston Railway Station is to get a Changing Places disabled toilet as part of a major revamp. First Trenitalia have won the franchise for the West Coast Mainline and this […]

4 weeks ago
There’s a ‘safe space’ in Preston for people living with depression

Peer support group Pic: Pixabay/rudamese A peer support group is providing a safe space for Prestonians living with depression, anxiety or similar distress. PeerTalk in Preston is part of a UK network of volunteer-facilitated peer […]

4 weeks ago
Virgin Trains auction off the City of Preston name plate from Pendolino

A Virgin Pendolino standing at Preston Railway Station Pic: Paul Melling Auctioning off the name plate from a Virgin Pendolino train with a nod to Preston is expected to raise thousands towards helping youngsters fight cancer. Virgin Trains has announced it […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Let’s Grow Preston win prize at Southport Flower Show

The Colonial style garden Pic: Steph Lees-Pinson A Preston charity has triumphed at one of Britain’s biggest flower shows. Southport Flower Show gave a gold medal to Let’s Grow Preston and also awarded them the prize of […]

1 month ago
Rosemere funds personal treatment gowns after concerns over cleanliness

Treatment Delivery Team Leader Kelly Littlefair (right) hands over the Radiotherapy Department’s stock of new Rosemere Cancer Foundation funded gowns to Treatment Planning Team Leader Catherine Abbott Radiotherapy patients at Rosemere Cancer Centre will be given their own brand new treatment gown after concerns were raised about cleanliness and sizing. Rosemere Cancer Foundation agreed to spend £1,625 […]

1 month ago
Refugee children take part in Preston soccer schools

Some of the children taking part in the soccer schools Young refugees from Afghanistan, Sudan and Syria have joined a soccer school in Preston. Sir Tom Finney Soccer School has been running sessions for the children aged five to 12. […]

1 month ago
Big PNE Sleep Out meeting to be held at The Foxton Centre

Inside the Foxton Centre from a recent shoot by 3ManFactory for the charity's new website Pic: Tom Stables A meeting is being held for those taking part in the Big PNE Sleep Out in November or those who are interested in joining in. The Foxton Centre is opening […]

1 month ago
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