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

Nationwide Preston team join Big PNE Sleep Out to boost Foxton fundraising efforts

Nationwide Preston's Jo Smith and Viktorija Murane Pic: Blog Preston A team of staff from Nationwide Preston will be joining more than 200 people signed up to bed down at Deepdale and raise vital funds for The Foxton Centre's work at the Fox Street Day Centre.

1 month ago
Maggie and Bea were born at 29 weeks and are now thriving

Laura with Maggie and Bea - a year on and they are doing really well Pic: Baby Beat Appeal Laura Beardmore tells of how Maggie and Bea were born early weighing the same as a bag of sugar - and are now happy and healthy twins. She and her partner Tom took on the Cross Bay Walk to raise money for Baby Beat to say thank you.

2 months ago
Sponsored: Plungington Community Centre celebrates after receiving £125k in National Lottery funding

Cafe Emmanuel at the Plungington Community Centre Pic: Caritas Care Caritas Care’s Plungington Community Centre based in Preston is celebrating today after being awarded £25k per year for 5 years in funding from The National Lottery Community. Plungington Community Centre […]

2 months ago
Preston friends walk Cumbria Way in memory of Sam Hawarden

32-year-old Sam died in May this year shortly after he was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour. His friends are close to raising £20,000 in his memory.

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Mill Bank Wellbeing Centre marks 30 years of supporting Preston families in crisis

Mill Bank Wellbeing Centre marks its 30th anniversary Mill Bank Wellbeing Centre has marked 30 years of supporting for homeless families in crisis.  The service, provided by Places for People, helps families overcome the barriers to living life in […]

2 months ago
Special edition of Trash bands and club night coming to Preston pub

Zvilnik headline the Trash night at Vinyl Tap A special edition of a popular alternative LGBTQ clubnight is coming to Preston. Vinyl Tap is hosting Trash with a night full of live music and DJs. Those performing include […]

2 months ago
The Foxton Centre’s Avenham base closed due to RAAC presence

The Foxton Centre's youth and community centre in Avenham has operated since 1969 Pic: The Foxton Centre One of Preston’s main charities helping rough sleepers in the city has been forced to close its headquarters due to crumbly concrete. The Foxton Centre’s youth and community centre in […]

2 months ago
Rosemere Cancer Foundation confirms long-standing supported John Hodgson as new chair

John Hodgson is the new chair of the Rosemere Cancer Foundation Pic: Rosemere A former secondary school assistant headteacher is stepping up to serve as Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s new chairperson. John Hodgson has supported the charity for nearly two decades and his associated […]

2 months ago
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