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Preston family fund raising challenge to support Rainbow Hub’s 20th Birthday Virtual Ramble

The Harrison family from Ribbleton, Preston all took on personal challenges to support Rainbow Hub’s 20th Birthday Celebration Virtual Ramble. The event took place on Saturday 24 April with the […]

9 months ago
Former Preston teacher raises more than £150,000 for charity by selling painted cards in Booths stores

Bob Sutcliffe with his cards in Booths stores. A teacher has been selling his painted cards in Booths stores across Lancashire, Cumbria and Yorkshire for the past two years. Bob Sutcliffe has managed to raise more that £150,000 […]

9 months ago
Plungington personal trainer’s mountain trek for The Mental Health Foundation

In April 2022, Dale Wallace will embark upon a fundraising challenge to raise money for The Mental Health Foundation. The challenge is a seven day trek via The Inca Trail […]

9 months ago
Penwortham pals walking 100 miles in 50 days in aid of Captain 100 challenge for St Catherine’s Hospice

Jasmine Jacovelli and Maddi Isles from Penwortham have set themselves a challenge to walk 100 miles in 50 days in aid of the Captain 100 challenge. The funds they raise […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ingol ‘community champion’ completed two miles-a-day for a month to raise funds for Motor Neurone Disease

9-year-old Reece Hamilton-Heath has been voted Beat 103 radio’s ‘community champion’ for his fundraising efforts. Reece walked two miles a day throughout March to raise money for George Melling, who […]

9 months ago
BAE Systems donates laptops to support Preston and Lancashire school children

Schools and pupils across Lancashire will soon have access to more laptops as a result of a donation made by BAE Systems, with the company donating hundreds of laptops to […]

9 months ago
Preston woman walking to Blackpool to raise money after mum died from Huntington’s disease

Hollie and her mum who died of Huntington's disease in 2018. Hollie Johnstone from Preston is walking 32 mile to Blackpool and back to raise money for Huntington’s disease. Hollie’s mother dies in 2018 of the disease aged 44 and Hollie […]

9 months ago
Singing carer treats Preston care home residents to live performance

A singing carer has been entertaining residents of Longridge Hall Care home. Hayley Eccles, 22, who works as a carer at the Preston home, was a semi-finalist on ITV show […]

9 months ago
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