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

Free eight-week programme to give Preston’s youngsters an alternative to street life

Byron Highton and Daniel Jude A free eight-week programme aimed at keeping young people off the streets will begin this weekend. The On The Ropes programme, run by anti-knife crime community organisation the The JJ […]

3 weeks ago
Preston lab manager smashes targets for active fundraiser

A lab manager at Specsavers Preston recently completed a 150km November fundraiser for the Royal British Legion, finishing the challenge with 64km and £285 more than initially planned. Andy Wright signed […]

4 weeks ago
Praise for St Catherine’s Hospice as former resident returns home for Christmas

A grandmother has described her time at St Catherine’s Hospice during the Covid-19 pandemic as being like ‘a home from home’. Marilyn Osborne was cared for on the inpatient unit at […]

4 weeks ago
Heartbeat has a new pod to keep staff warm at Deepdale head office

Deepdale-based charity Heartbeat North West Cardiac Care has had a pod built in the reception area to keep the team warm in the winter. The team says the reception area at the head office […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Christmas joy to mums and babies with donated presents at Royal Preston Hospital

Neonatal and maternity charity Baby Beat has sourced around 75 presents for mums and babies on the maternity units at Royal Preston Hospital. The gifts were generously donated by Tesco […]

4 weeks ago
Preston North End and city councillors join up to deliver festive hampers to those in need

A number of councillors and staff from Preston City Council teamed up with the Preston North End Community Education Trust (PNECET) to deliver Festive Hampers to those most in need […]

4 weeks ago
Prestonians urged to sign up to become an ‘NHS Volunteer Responder’ over the winter months to help those in need

People across Preston are being asked whether they can support the NHS by volunteering as an NHS Volunteer Responder over the winter months. Details of the volunteer roles and a […]

4 weeks ago
Luv Preston food bank sees demand for their service grow dramatically during 2020

Since the coronavirus pandemic hit, many people have become reliant on food banks. Luv Preston deliver food parcels weekly to those in need of emergency food provisions. The Food bank […]

4 weeks ago
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