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

Preston foodbank and soup kitchen desperate for storage space

The current storage area for the Luv Preston foodbank Pic: Luke Parkinson/Blog Preston A foodbank which is feeding up to 100 people each week is in urgent need of a storage area. LUV Preston takes place each Tuesday evening at St Wilfred’s Community […]

2 months ago
Abseil down Preston’s highest office building for St Catherine’s Hospice

Thrill-seekers and adventurists, or even people wanting to rase funds for a local cause, have the chance to take on an epic challenge. St Catherine’s Hospice 2019 abseil challenge invites […]

2 months ago
Cottam family’s Christmas lights raised thousands for charity

The family behind the Christmas lights display that dazzles Preston each year have thanked generous visitors. Valentine’s Meadow in Cottam is turned into a winter wonderland by the Tipping family. […]

2 months ago
Blog Preston celebrates 10 years with Foxton Centre fundraising launch

A decade of Blog Preston has gone by and we couldn’t let the anniversary go without raising a glass to ten wonderful years, and doing a bit of fundraising for […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Chance to walk Great Wall of China for Preston hospice

Walkers taking on the Great Wall of China trek Ever fancied walking the Great Wall of China? St Catherine’s Hospice is calling on Prestonians to put on their trainers and take on the five-day trek. It follows last year’s […]

3 months ago
This Preston woman has launched a new charity to help addicts

Madison Dunn has set up SAVED A new charity has launched in Preston to help and support addicts. Supporting Addiction Victims Every Day (SAVED) was set up three months ago […]

3 months ago
Santa to collect food bank donations for Gregson Green appeal

Gregson Green's foodbank collection from last year Last year Gregson Green collected over 700 items A Preston community centre is employing Santa Claus himself to help with their food bank appeal. Gregson Green Community Centre’s Gathering Goodwill Gifts […]

3 months ago
Pictures show the great work the Foxton Centre does

In the kitchen at the Foxton Pic: Tom Stables What the Foxton Centre do to help the city’s rough sleepers and homeless has been captured in detail. Preston-based digital agency […]

3 months ago
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