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

Friends of Rosie Darbyshire launch fundraising campaign in her memory

Rosie Darbyshire was found dead from a 'brutal' assault Pic: Lancashire Police The friend of a Preston woman killed in Ribbleton have launched a fundraising campaign. Childhood friend Lauren Sharples has taken to Justgiving to raised funds to help with the care […]

1 month ago
Preston to stand in solidarity to end violence against women

One Billion Rising event at UCLan Dozens of people are expected to join an event to demand an end to violence against women. For the seventh year running the University of Central Lancashire plays host to […]

1 month ago
Imam’s offer of free lifts for the elderly goes viral

Nadeem at an event for peace in Abu Dhabi An Imam’s offer of free lifts for elderly people in Deepdale has gone viral. Nadeem Ashfaq, who is also co-founder at Light Foundation, posted his offer in various Facebook groups […]

1 month ago
This Preston special needs primary school needs a minibus driver

Daniel Murphy has launched the fundraising campaign A Preston man who appeared in Channel 4’s Hunted is helping a city primary school fund a new minibus driver. Daniel Murphy works as a special needs teacher at the […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Blog Preston donations help Foxton Centre feed city’s rough sleepers for a fortnight

Inside the Foxton Centre from a recent shoot by 3ManFactory for the charity's new website Pic: Tom Stables Generous Blog Preston readers and supporters have helped the Foxton Centre in their 50th anniversary year. Donations made as part of Blog Preston’s 10th anniversary party have resulted in the […]

2 months ago
Bikers help raise funds for North West Blood Bikers

Handing over support to the blood bikers, Lee Townsend (North West Blood Bikes) and John Nichol (Bowker Motorrad) Dozens of bikers turned out to help raise funds for the North West Blood Bikers. The Seasonal Social at Bowker Motorrad in Preston had more than 100 bikers attend. The […]

2 months ago
Fears for future of Preston creative youth group

Ablaze A Preston creative youth group is in danger of closing due to a funding crisis. Ablaze Community Youth Group, which has operated for 20 years, can no longer afford rising […]

2 months ago
This Preston woman is holding baby beat appeal night in memory of her daughter

A Preston woman is hosting a charity baby beat appeal night in tribute to her daughter who died. Nic Roberts, from Penwortham, is organising the event to raise money in […]

2 months ago
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