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St Catherine’s Hospice shop open after revamp

A Lostock Hall charity shop has opened its doors following a modern makeover, with staff and volunteers looking forward to welcoming customers old and new to support their local hospice. […]

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Preston Domestic Violence Services to increase support through ‘Tampon Tax’ funding

Nicola Danber and April Rankin, of UR Potential in Blackpool, who successfully applied for the first round of funding from the Lancashire Women‚Äôs Fund. Preston Domestic Violence Service (PDVS) has been awarded a ¬£9,628 grant to increase the support it can offer women affected by domestic abuse. The money has been allocated through Lancashire […]

2 years ago
Preston man arranges charity event after his uncle was diagnosed with prostate cancer

A Preston man has launched a charity event to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK after his uncle was saved by an early diagnosis. James Callagher is organising ‘March for […]

2 years ago
Longridge man stays sober for a year to raise £4,000 for charity

Gary-Southworth Gary Southworth entered 2020 smashing his goal of not drinking alcohol for the duration of 2019 ‚Äď in aid of raising funds for Rosemere Cancer Foundation.   The 47-year-old from Longridge had his first […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston charity gains support from Youth Music

Creativity Works Preston (CWP) has been awarded funding from national charity, Youth Music to provide music making activities for young people. CWP, based in Shepherd Street, has been awarded a […]

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Proud Preston: How our city supported charities in 2019

The three pals As we welcome 2020, we‚Äôve been reflecting and reminiscing about the way proud Prestonians continued to support charitable causes. We’ve written so many stories about the wonderful people of Preston […]

2 years ago
Endometriosis charity is looking for volunteers to set up a support group in Preston

A charity for women living with endometriosis is looking for co-leaders to set up a support group in Preston. The condition affects up to one in ten women and causes […]

2 years ago
St Catherine’s Christmas festival got everyone in the festive mood

Festive stalls selling local products. St Catherine‚Äôs Hospice welcomed the community into its grounds for the charity‚Äôs fantastic Christmas Festival. The two-day festive fundraiser, took place from 11am until 3pm Saturday (30th November) and Sunday […]

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