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Community group ‘Let’s Grow Preston’ have been recognised for their pandemic efforts

Some of the volunteers from Let's Grow Preston A local community organisation ‘Let’s Grow Preston’ has been recognised for its work to support communities with access to food during the coronavirus pandemic. Volunteers at Let’s Grow Preston, a network […]

3 years ago
Salvation Army receive Easter egg donation which will be distributed to families in need across Preston and South Ribble

The Salvation Army have received 340 donation Easter eggs to be distributed locally with food parcels over Easter. MHA Moore and Smalley delivered the Easter eggs to the Preston Salvation […]

3 years ago
42,000 hot meals and 130,000 bags of shopping delivered – Preston community group celebrates its first birthday

Preston Here For Humanity birthday cakes Community group Preston Here For Humanity has celebrated one year of helping vulnerable people. Since it began, the group has delivered over 42,000 hot meals and 130,000 bags of shopping to […]

3 years ago
Cottam brothers inspiring the community with their litter picking mission

Fred and Ron Walmsley litter picking Two brothers from Cottam are inspiring the local community with their dedication to litter picking. Fred and Ron Walmsley, aged six and four, started litter picking after noticing the huge […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s ‘Running Mayor’ in call to take up physical activity to help aid mental health

Preston’s ‘Running Mayor’ Sam Tyrer is taking practical steps to improve the mental health of his community, providing a voice to champion running across the city. He is training to […]

3 years ago
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 […]

3 years 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 […]

3 years 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 […]

3 years ago
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