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Longridge man raises £650 for Rosemere to honour friend with bowel cancer

A Longridge man has raised £650 for Rosemere Cancer Centre by walking 3.5 miles each day for a month. After learning that a friend of over 50 years was about […]

8 months ago
Preston family don festive outfits for St Catherine’s Hospice ‘Santa Drive by’

A local family has taken to the streets to spread Christmas cheer and raise funds for St Catherine’s Hospice. This month, Adam Hennings and his family have dressed as Santa […]

8 months ago
Santa to visit Cotton Court this week for 2021 Christmas appeal

The Cotton Court team with last year's haul of Christmas presents for disadvantaged children in Preston A Preston business centre is this week hosting Santa as part of an annual Christmas gift appeal. Cotton Court Business Centre has worked with Barnardo’s for the last nine years through […]

8 months ago
Preston-born jockey races to £950 total for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

A Preston-born jockey who has raced for royalty has raised £950 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Dad-of-four Maurice McCarthy lives in Poulton and is regarded as one of the country’s leading […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Leyland Trucks’ 125th-anniversary fundraiser secures £25,000 for cancer charities

A seven-week campaign led by Leyland Trucks has raised over £25,000 for local cancer charities. Helping Hand, a non-profit organisation run by a committee of Leyland Trucks and PACCAR Parts […]

9 months ago
Preston counselling service Cedar House raises £1,931 through party and quiz fundraisers

Two Cedar House fundraising events have this month raised £1,931, thanks to generous Preston residents. On Saturday 16 October, Cedar House welcomed professional make-up artist Zsanett Peter from Ribbleton. Zsanett […]

9 months ago
In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week October 23 to 29

Out walking in Avenham and Miller park at the ivy bridge Pic: Tony Worrall With Halloween fast approaching, the Christmas countdown will soon begin, with Christmas mini-markets already scheduled in a Preston city centre cafe. But during the festive period, Preston residents may have […]

9 months ago
Rosemere fundraisers ‘Amy’s Army’ walk equivalent length of China’s Great Wall

A team of fundraisers have walked the same distance as the Great Wall of China to raise funds for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Amy’s Army helped fund new equipment that will […]

10 months ago
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