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Stammer awareness campaign launched in Kirkham is going national

Jack Dinsley, founder of the Be Kind Stammer Campaign This is a guest post by Jack Dinsley from Kirkham, founder of the Be Kind Stammer Campaign. If you’d like to write a guest post for Blog Preston, email contactus@blogpreston.co.uk. 2021 […]

4 weeks ago
Preston’s Here For Humanity launch free kids hamper to help with home-school hunger

Here For Humanity CIC are launching a free kids hamper campaign in partnership with charities Fareshare and Local Giving. This is to give people in the community extra food whilst […]

1 month ago
Preston and South Ribble Street Pastors receive £12k to help them support vulnerable and homeless people

Lancs-PCC-Clive-Grunshaw-with-Street-Pastors Organisations who support vulnerable people across Lancashire will benefit from over £45,000 thanks to Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw. Five groups successfully applied to the Commissioner’s dedicated fund […]

1 month ago
Preston Grasshoppers donate ‘huge’ amount of food to benefit Salvation Army foodbank

Following an extremely successful Christmas campaign in support of the Salvation Army, the mini juniors section at Preston Grasshoppers appealed to Prestonians to donate food and vital supplies. Hoppers operated […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Longton couple take ‘extreme staycation’ to raise funds for cancer charity

Julie and Dave A Longton couple have taken an ‘extreme staycation’ in their VW campervan to raise funds for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Julie Kline and Dave Hird were not in breach of any […]

1 month ago
Prestonian helping raise awareness of sepsis after his dad recovered from illness

Royal Preston Hospital is benefitting from new graphics raising awareness of sepsis thanks to a Prestonian who ran the London Marathon in aid of the Critical Care Unit. Mark Delaney […]

1 month ago
Preston Grasshoppers to operate ‘pop up’ foodbank donation point for Salvation Army this Sunday

Following an extremely successful Christmas campaign in support of the Salvation Army, the mini juniors section at Preston Grasshoppers is appealing to Prestonians to donate food and vital supplies. Hoppers […]

1 month ago
Preston Community Network has been reinvigorated with new website and staff

Local charity Preston Community Network (PCN) has been relaunched and reinvigorated. This is thanks to help from the National Lottery’s Community Fund. The charity have enthusiastic new staff, new branding, […]

1 month ago
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