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

Daughter tells of father’s air ambulance rescue at Preston Marina after heart attack on his boat

Christina with her father Dennis on a recent holiday to Wales Pic: Christina Shiels A family have told of their heartfelt thanks to the city of Preston and its emergency services after a father and grandfather was rescued after having a heart attack aboard […]

1 month ago
Mental health marathon to see laps round Preston Docks

Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall A charity event promoting the benefits of exercise for mental health is taking place at Preston Docks. The Mental Health Marathon is being organised by the Preston Community Mental Health […]

1 month ago
Preston Tories to take part in the Big PNE Sleep Out

Councillor Daniel Duckworth, centre, is sleeping out at Deepdale for the Big PNE Sleep Out Hundreds of people sleeping out at Deepdale Stadium to raise thousands of pounds for The Foxton Centre will be joined by Conservative councillors. Preston Tories are entering a team of […]

2 months ago
Vandalism happening ‘every other day’ at military charity based in Ashton Park

Some of the vandalism at Dig In North West Pic: Dig In North West/Facebook A Preston charity says it is experiencing vandalism at its premises “every other day”. Dig In North West, which provides peer-to-peer support for the military community, is based in the […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Rosemere offering free places for the City of Preston Road Race

Jack Gray is signed up for the Preston 10-miler Runners are being offered a free place for a 10-mile or five-mile race in the city. Rosemere Cancer Foundation is the official charity partner of the City of Preston Road […]

2 months ago
Pictures as Preston Pulse took over the Flag Market

Dancers and community groups braved the damp conditions to brighten up Preston during Saturday. Preston Pulse was the latest event to take place on the city’s Flag Market. Stalls selling […]

2 months ago
The Foxton Centre appeals for bottled water to help the city’s homeless

Out on the city streets helping those in need Pic: Tom Stables/Foxton Centre As temperatures rise in Preston a homeless shelter has made an appeal for bottled water. The Foxton Centre is asking kind-hearted Prestonians to donate bottled water to be handed out […]

2 months ago
Preston secures cutting-edge cancer treatment thanks to £40,000 from Rosemere

Entrance to Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Blog Preston A cutting-edge cancer treatment is now available at Royal Preston Hospital thanks to an investment of £40,000 from Rosemere Cancer Foundation. The money has been used to help the Plastic […]

2 months ago
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