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Preston schoolboy raises thousands for cancer charity

Summer might have meant staying put for Preston schoolboy Lewis Simpson, but that didn’t stop him from staying still. The sporty 12-year-old used his holiday from Kirkham Grammar School to […]

1 year ago
Penwortham man tackles 113-mile cycling challenge for local neonatal charity

Afiyah Master from Preston has a video message recorded by staff to be sent to her family Pic: Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Penwortham resident David Rose is set to take on one of the country’s most difficult cycling challenges to raise money for neonatal charity¬†Baby Beat. The¬†Fred Whitton Challenge¬†consists of a 113-mile […]

1 year ago
Charity bike ride raises money to thank staff at Royal Preston Hospital

John Olerenshaw set himself the challenge for his 60th birthday to cycle the coastline of Great Britain, A man who was treated at Royal Preston Hospital has completed a 100-mile bike ride to raise money for the staff who cared for him after a life-changing accident. Two […]

1 year ago
Group takes on Guild Wheel to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy UK

Arriving at the finish line was a big relief for the group after a rainy 8 hours. A group of girls recently completed a challenge to walk the full Guild Wheel to raise money to Muscular Dystrophy UK. Allanah Ellithorne, 25, was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy at […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Penwortham Primary School pupils raise over £1,300 for charity

Students from Penwortham Primary School are taking part in a sponsored silence. Pupils from Penwortham Primary School are embarking on a sponsored silence to raise money for the British Heart Foundation and St Catherine’s Hospice. The summer term would usually see Year […]

1 year ago
Chief Fire Officer’s ultra marathon raises over ¬£2,000 for Preston hospital’s charity

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity is set to benefit from a donation of ¬£2,400 thanks to the fundraising efforts of the county’s Chief Fire Officer. Justin Johnson, an avid runner and […]

1 year ago
These guys are climbing mountains after hearing the Space Centre had been defrauded

  Three friends from Preston are planning to complete the National Three Peak Challenge in a bid to raise ¬£1,800 for the Space Centre, a Preston-based charity which provides a […]

5 years ago
Deafway supporters beat the chill for charity

A group of 9 volunteers, both Deaf and hearing, are raising funds for Deafway in preparation for the big Ice Climbing Challenge on Friday 4th December. Each participant will be […]

6 years ago
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