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Here for Humanity CIC continue community support in Preston with lottery grant

The community centred charity, Preston Here For Humanity CIC which was born in last years lockdown, say they are ‘extremely pleased’ to have received a £10,000 grant in National Lottery […]

8 months ago
67-year-old Fulwood man’s 90km challenge for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

A Fulwood man is preparing to follow in the footsteps of medieval pilgrims by walking part of the old Celtic Way to raise money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. It will […]

8 months ago
60-mile fundraiser for Preston teen’s power pack for wheelchair

Lindsay and her daughter Alice. A Preston mum has started a fundraiser to buy a power pack for her daughter’s wheelchair. Lindsay Rambridge has set up a Cash for Kids page to raise £800 for […]

8 months ago
Sam Johnstone sticks to Preston roots and trains at city gym ahead of Euros

Professional footballer Sam Johnstone paid Smart Fit Preston, on Campbell Street, a visit after it was announced the Preston-born-and-bred athlete has made the provisional England squad. Sam is preparing at […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lea girl aged 4 runs for 100 minutes to raise funds in honour of classmate with Leukaemia

Arla Faulkner A four-year-old Lea girl has completed a 100-minute running challenge in honour of her friend who has cancer. Arla Faulkner smashed her £50 target to raise £450 for Milly’s Smiles, […]

8 months ago
Preston boy’s hair-raising challenge raises £1,300 to support veterans

Jayden after the haircut An 11-year-old Preston boy who had grown his hair 13 inches long has had it cut off to raise more than £1,300 to support veterans. Jayden Dudley wanted to raise […]

8 months ago
Cottam entrepreneurs clean up at awards after one year of business

James and Rob with their award A pair of entrepreneurs from Cottam have won an award just 12 months after starting out in business. James and Rob Harrison recently won a Prestige Award with their firm […]

8 months ago
Colleagues at Preston firm completed fast together during Ramadan to raise funds for St Catherine’s Hospice

Colleagues at a Preston firm pushed themselves to raise funds for St Catherine’s Hospice as they collectively fasted for a full day during Ramadan. Staff and contractors across IN4.0 Group […]

8 months ago
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