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

Hesketh Arms rallies to raise funds for terminally ill Sadie

Posing at the end of the walk in the Hesketh Arms Pic: Hesketh Arms Dozens of pub regulars have taken on a 22-mile trek to raise money for a terminally ill woman. 27-year-old Sadie Miller has benefited from the support of the Hesketh Arms. […]

1 month ago
Community food hub opening café in Preston city centre

The Larder on Lancaster Road Pic: David Toase Community food hub The Larder is opening a café in what was Ham and Jam on Lancaster Road. The Larder café, which opens on Friday 22 February, will be used […]

1 month ago
Walk in the Dark returns for Chorley to Preston trek

Walk in the Dark launch An 11-mile charity walk which ends at Royal Preston Hospital is returning for its 11th year. Walk in the Dark is organised by the Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Starting from the […]

1 month ago
Shankly Hotel back Sir Tom Finney Preston Soccer Centre

Mayor of Preston councillor Trevor Hart joined the Shankly and Finney teams to launch the partnership The owners of a new multi-million pound hotel scheme in Preston city centre have announced they are sponsoring a city-based football charity. The Shankly Hotel group will be backing the […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Time to talk about Freda – inside Age Concern’s befriending service

Freda and Kate Thursday 7 February is Time to Talk Day 2019 – and I’d like to talk about Freda. Freda lives in Plungington. She’s 94 years old, and she’s housebound. She lives […]

1 month ago
Friends of Rosie Darbyshire launch fundraising campaign in her memory

Rosie Darbyshire was found dead from a 'brutal' assault Pic: Lancashire Police The friend of a Preston woman killed in Ribbleton have launched a fundraising campaign. Childhood friend Lauren Sharples has taken to Justgiving to raised funds to help with the care […]

1 month ago
Preston to stand in solidarity to end violence against women

One Billion Rising event at UCLan Dozens of people are expected to join an event to demand an end to violence against women. For the seventh year running the University of Central Lancashire plays host to […]

1 month ago
Imam’s offer of free lifts for the elderly goes viral

Nadeem at an event for peace in Abu Dhabi An Imam’s offer of free lifts for elderly people in Deepdale has gone viral. Nadeem Ashfaq, who is also co-founder at Light Foundation, posted his offer in various Facebook groups […]

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