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

UCLan students lead UK fundraiser to help families of healthcare workers who have died from Covid-19

A mural at the Northern Way pub about coronavirus Pic: Tony Worrall Two University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) medical students are leading a national fundraiser to help the families of healthcare workers who have died from Covid-19. Sai Pillarisetti and Mustafa Boorenie […]

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Preston celebrities back Harris fundraising campaign

Eric Knowles and Lubaina Himid inside the Harris Pic: The Harris Preston charity Friends of the Harris has won the backing of two local celebrities in its campaign to raise £25,000 towards the #HarrisYourPlace plans. Turner Prize winner Professor Lubaina Himid and TV personality Eric […]

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The Masked Singer’s ‘Sausage’ inadvertently raises money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Rosemere Cancer Foundation have unexpectedly benefited from a donation thanks to the generosity of the owners of Little Orchard Caravan Park. A Weeton family, mum and son Linda Jane and […]

1 month ago
Cottam community shows generosity by donating items to those less fortunate

Cottam residents have been displaying their generosity by donating needed items in baskets at Cottam Community Centre. Trevor Hart leaves two containers outside the front door of the centre, and […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement DJ Slug fundraising for Bone Cancer Research this Saturday after close family friend impacted by the illness

Stuart Singleton, aka DJ Slug, a Preston-based entertainer, has been hosting disco nights for charity throughout the pandemic to lift people’s spirits. This weekend though, the disco night is taking […]

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Proceeds from ‘Doggy Calendar’ set to benefit Royal Preston Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Royal Preston Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit have benefited from a £1,600 donation made by the owner of a dog grooming salon in Lancashire. Laura Abrams, who runs Furry Tails […]

1 month ago
Stammer awareness campaign launched in Kirkham is going national

Jack Dinsley, founder of the Be Kind Stammer Campaign This is a guest post by Jack Dinsley from Kirkham, founder of the Be Kind Stammer Campaign. If you’d like to write a guest post for Blog Preston, email contactus@blogpreston.co.uk. 2021 […]

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Thoughtful Penwortham resident donated tables so chemotherapy patients can be more comfortable whilst undergoing treatment

Rosemere Cancer Centre have benefited from a donation made by a thoughtful Penwortham resident. Marian Penrose, 81, donated £1,600 to Rosemere CancerFoundation with the proviso that the charity spent the […]

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