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Cottam community shows generosity by donating items to those less fortunate

Cottam residents have been displaying their generosity by donating needed items in baskets at Cottam Community Centre. Trevor Hart leaves two containers outside the front door of the centre, and […]

2 years ago
DJ Slug fundraising for Bone Cancer Research this Saturday after close family friend impacted by the illness

Stuart Singleton, aka DJ Slug, a Preston-based entertainer, has been hosting disco nights for charity throughout the pandemic to lift people’s spirits. This weekend though, the disco night is taking […]

2 years ago
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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years ago
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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years ago
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