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

Preston Guild Lodge ‘humbled’ after receiving Covid-19 accolade from Mayor Javed Iqbal

The Mayor of Preston has presented an award to local Masons after members donated £5,500 in cash and groceries to local food banks. Preston Guild Lodge said they were ‘humbled […]

4 weeks ago
Preston residents benefit as BAE Systems donates £150,000 to local food banks

Aerospace firm BAE Systems has donated £150,000 to food banks serving over 40 communities. The company donated £45,000 to five food banks in the North West, including Blackburn Foodbank, Fylde […]

4 weeks ago
In pictures: Cottam residents take to the streets for annual charity Santa Parade

Cottam’s annual Santa Parade delighted residents as they gathered on the streets to soak up the festive spirit. On Sunday 19 December, Santa and his helpers set off from Hayfield […]

1 month ago
First tenants move into house for the homeless funded by Big PNE Sleep Out

Two tenants have moved into the Foxton Centre’s Housing First property in Ashton-on-Ribble in time for Christmas, with the renovations that were funded by the Big PNE Sleep Out in […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Community Gateway urges residents to donate to homeless scheme The Spires

A Preston homelessness scheme has called on residents to make donations to help the less fortunate over Christmas. Homelessness prevention scheme The Spires in Maudland Bank is appealing for donations, […]

1 month ago
Hula hooping Santas dash through Penwortham to raise £1,500 for Galloway’s

The annual Galloway’s Santa Dash this year saw hula hooping runners raise over £1,500 for the blind and partially sighted. Amongst the line-up were members of Up Fit Hoop Troop, […]

1 month ago
Longridge man raises £650 for Rosemere to honour friend with bowel cancer

A Longridge man has raised £650 for Rosemere Cancer Centre by walking 3.5 miles each day for a month. After learning that a friend of over 50 years was about […]

1 month ago
Festive parade through the streets of Cottam this Sunday

Santa parades to raise money for the Tippings' Christmas Lights charity Santa Claus and friends are coming to Cottam this Sunday (19 December). Over £1,000 was raised by the group’s parade in 2020. This year they hope to raise even more, […]

1 month ago
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