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

Rosemere funds personal treatment gowns after concerns over cleanliness

Treatment Delivery Team Leader Kelly Littlefair (right) hands over the Radiotherapy Department’s stock of new Rosemere Cancer Foundation funded gowns to Treatment Planning Team Leader Catherine Abbott Radiotherapy patients at Rosemere Cancer Centre will be given their own brand new treatment gown after concerns were raised about cleanliness and sizing. Rosemere Cancer Foundation agreed to spend £1,625 […]

2 months ago
Refugee children take part in Preston soccer schools

Some of the children taking part in the soccer schools Young refugees from Afghanistan, Sudan and Syria have joined a soccer school in Preston. Sir Tom Finney Soccer School has been running sessions for the children aged five to 12. […]

2 months ago
Big PNE Sleep Out meeting to be held at The Foxton Centre

Inside the Foxton Centre from a recent shoot by 3ManFactory for the charity's new website Pic: Tom Stables A meeting is being held for those taking part in the Big PNE Sleep Out in November or those who are interested in joining in. The Foxton Centre is opening […]

2 months ago
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 […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

2 months 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 […]

3 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 […]

3 months ago
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 […]

3 months ago
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