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

Preston football freestyler set to perform non-stop tricks on 80km charity ice trek

John is raising funds for Cancer Research UK Pic Paul Heyes Preston football freestyler John Farnworth is aiming to perform non-stop ‘keepy-uppies’ in an ice crossing of the world’s largest lake, to raise funds for Cancer Research UK. John, who presents […]

2 months ago
Former cancer patients to be helped with debilitating side effects of radiotherapy thanks to new Preston service

Inside a radiotherapy treatment room at Rosemere Cancer Centre A brand new service at Royal Preston Hospital is being set up to help former cancer patients living with debilitating side effects following radiotherapy treatment to the pelvic area. Rosemere […]

2 months ago
James speaks of the impact of sight loss as he prepares to trek the Inca Trail for Galloways

A partially sighted man has spoken about the impact of losing his sight as he prepares to trek the Inca Trail to raise money for Galloways. James Coulton, the outdoor […]

2 months ago
City of Preston Road Race – entries are now open

Rosemere-City-of-Preston-Road-Race-2020 Entries are now open for this year’s annual City of Preston Road Race, which has Rosemere Cancer Foundation as their official race charity. The 10-mile English Athletics recognised run takes […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement St Catherine’s Hospice shop open after revamp

A Lostock Hall charity shop has opened its doors following a modern makeover, with staff and volunteers looking forward to welcoming customers old and new to support their local hospice. […]

2 months ago
Walk in the Dark returns to Preston for 12th year

Walk-in-the-Dark-2020 Entries are now open for this year’s 11-mile night-time trek Walk in the Dark for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. The walk will take place on Saturday 25 April alongside the A6 […]

2 months ago
Funding boost sees extra £900,000 to support rough sleepers in Preston

A homeless man outside the closed BHS store Pic: Tony Worrall Homelessness services in Preston have received a significant boost with over £900,000 of Government funding being allocated to support rough sleepers in the city. Preston City Council along with its […]

2 months ago
Marie Curie is calling for volunteers to help raise money for end of life care

Marie Curie is urgently calling for volunteers in Preston to give just two hours of their time to hand out the charity’s iconic daffodil pins, in return for donations. Volunteers […]

2 months ago
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