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Stroke patient doing sponsored walk throughout April to raise money for life-saving Royal Preston Hospital ward

Charlene Carrington Charlene Carrington will be walking two miles a day in April to raise money for Royal Preston Hospital’s Neurosurgery ward. Ward 2a treated Charlene when she suffered a right sided […]

8 months ago
Young patients at Royal Preston Hospital benefit from toys and chocolate donations

Light Foundation, in partnership with Blackburn-based Star Tissue UK and supported by the Mayor of Preston, Councillor David Borrow, made their annual visit to the Royal Preston Hospital to bring […]

8 months ago
Six-year-old Prestonian raises funds for Comic Relief with virtual lunch to ‘raise a smile’

A young boy from Penwortham organised a Comic Relief fundraising virtual lunch to raise funds for the charity. Manny Cooper, who attends Howick C of E school, organised the lunch […]

9 months ago
More fun days out for people with learning disabilities after Ashton firm donates car to local charity

Bev Stevenson from Caritas Care and Carl Kramer from Kramer Motors Pic: Caritas Care People with learning disabilities who attend Caritas Care are looking forward to more days out after a car was donated by an Ashton-on-Ribble firm. Kramer Motors gifted a 2014 seven-seater […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Six-year-old put on a magic show to raise funds with Amy’s Army for Rosemere Cancer Centre

Six-year-old Henry Mills helped raise funds for his mum’s mission to raise awareness of breast cancer amongst younger women. He used his magic skills to raise funds to help those […]

9 months ago
Fundraising begins for replacement Highgate Wood boardwalk

Highgate Wood boardwalk. Pic: Damian Gilkes The Friends of Highgate Wood have set up a Just Giving page to raise money for a replacement boardwalk in Highgate Wood. Currently the boardwalk within the Fulwood woods is […]

9 months ago
Preston soldier to do 48-hour march in memory of mum who died from coronavirus

James Kirby with his mum Denise. Soldier James Kirby is raising money by marching from Preston Flag Market at the Cenotaph to ITC Catterick and back for his mum who died due to Covid. James will […]

9 months ago
Great-gran hoping to build on 23 years of volunteering at Royal Preston Hospital once Covid restrictions allow

Kathleen Wallace A great-gran whose 20-plus years of volunteering at Royal Preston Hospital was halted by Covid-19 is hoping to get back to the role as soon as possible. Kathleen Wallace, who […]

9 months ago
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