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Multiple Sclerosis charity looking for volunteers in Preston

MS Society Preston Group volunteers The MS Society Preston Group is looking for volunteers to help local people affected by Multiple Sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a neurological condition that occurs when the immune system […]

2 months ago
Cottam family’s 2019 Christmas lights raised over £14,000 for charity

The Tipping family's festive display 2019 Pic: Crispin Robinson The owners of Cottam’s most Christmassy house have raised over £14,000 for charity with their 2019 Christmas lights display. Each year the Tippings create their must-see display to raise money […]

2 months ago
Penwortham man teaching boxing for free to help youngsters escape crime

Parents and kids at the club Pic: Penwortham Boxing Club A Penwortham man is running free boxing sessions to help young people escape from gangs, knife crime and anti-social behaviour. Paul Morris – who is a Level 2 England boxing […]

2 months ago
Adventurers sought for Rosemere charity trek to one of seven wonders of the world

Chief Officer Dan climbing the Great Wall of China Adventurers are being sought to join charity Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s epic 10-day October expedition to Peru’s Machu Picchu, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. In the charity […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston North End launches scheme to get more disabled people into football

Last weeks launch saw a great turn out for the Every Player Counts Campaign Preston North End Community and Education Trust (PNECET) has launched its Every Player Counts programme in partnership with the Sir Tom Finney Preston Soccer Centre. Every Player Counts is an […]

2 months ago
How these kind-hearted builders want to start a ‘DIY SOS’ service in Preston

John Pickthall and Ryan Seaman Two kind-hearted Preston builders are looking for public support to start a DIY SOS-style service for local people in need. John Pickthall from Pcb Builders and Ryan Seaman from RMS […]

2 months ago
Preston Domestic Violence Services to increase support through ‘Tampon Tax’ funding

Nicola Danber and April Rankin, of UR Potential in Blackpool, who successfully applied for the first round of funding from the Lancashire Women’s Fund. Preston Domestic Violence Service (PDVS) has been awarded a £9,628 grant to increase the support it can offer women affected by domestic abuse. The money has been allocated through Lancashire […]

2 months ago
Preston man arranges charity event after his uncle was diagnosed with prostate cancer

A Preston man has launched a charity event to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK after his uncle was saved by an early diagnosis. James Callagher is organising ‘March for […]

2 months ago
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