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

The Foxton Centre appeals for bottled water to help the city’s homeless

Out on the city streets helping those in need Pic: Tom Stables/Foxton Centre As temperatures rise in Preston a homeless shelter has made an appeal for bottled water. The Foxton Centre is asking kind-hearted Prestonians to donate bottled water to be handed out […]

3 months ago
Preston secures cutting-edge cancer treatment thanks to £40,000 from Rosemere

Entrance to Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Blog Preston A cutting-edge cancer treatment is now available at Royal Preston Hospital thanks to an investment of £40,000 from Rosemere Cancer Foundation. The money has been used to help the Plastic […]

3 months ago
Preston disability centre granted rent reduction to help it survive

Pukar Disability Centre is based in Avenham Pic: Google A Preston city centre charity which provides vital support for those with disabilities has been thrown a lifeline. Pukar Disability Centre has been serving the city for 18 years. The […]

3 months ago
Docks to Disney walk sees hundreds take part at Preston Docks

Paula Barrow, right, with daughter Eve and friend and former Ashton Community Science College colleague Lavinia Hundreds of people took a big step towards raising money for a Preston cancer foundation. Preston boxer Scott Fitzgerald joined Preston’s Mayor councillor David Burrow in the Docks to Disney […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston father and son beat the heat to smash 24-hour charity ultra marathon

L-R: Dean and Mike Thompson A father and son from Preston took on soaring temperatures to complete a 24-hour ultra marathon for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Mike and Dean Thompson ran the Mizuno 24 North Ultra […]

3 months ago
Spot yourself in the largest Moonlight and Memories Walk yet for St Catherine’s Hospice

More than 1,000 people made their way through the streets of Lostock Hall last weekend to raise money for the city’s hospice. The annual event raised more than £90,000 for […]

3 months ago
Spot yourself at Preston Handbags and Gladrags charity night

A glamorous charity fundraiser has raised over £1,000 for Age Concern Central Lancashire. In total, attendees at the Handbags and Gladrags event donated around £2,500 worth of dresses and handbags. […]

3 months ago
Change of venue for RSPCA Summer Fair on Sunday

The RSPCA open day on Sunday has changed venue after a dog at the shelter has become unwell. The shelter in Longridge Road has temporarily closed on the advice of […]

3 months ago
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