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Macmillan Cancer Support searching for volunteer buddies in Preston

Senior citizens holding hands Picture:Sabine van Erp via Pixabay Macmillan Cancer Support is looking for people across Preston and Lancashire to join its volunteer ‘Buddy’ scheme. The cancer charity is looking for volunteers to provide face-to-face and telephone support […]

2 years ago
New project launches to help Preston BAME Community shape cancer support

A pioneering new £400k co-produced project is being launched to ensure Preston’s BAME community play a part in shaping local cancer support and improve patient outcomes. The Macmillan Preston Area […]

2 years ago
Fulwood’s Macmillan information centre gets makeover under £48k revamp

Fulwood’s Macmillan information centre has benefited from a £48,000 Lancashire makeover scheme. The refurbishment will help enhance the experience for people living with cancer who use Macmillan’s Cancer Information and […]

3 years ago
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 […]

3 years ago
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£10k raised for Preston and Fulwood charities in memory of Fylde man

A Fylde man who sadly passed away in March has inspired his supporters to raise £10,000 for two local charities. Mike Vernon, who lived in Treales, was known for helping […]

3 years ago
Fulwood man to take on London Marathon for Macmillan in memory of late-mum

A retired meter reader from Preston is set to tackle the London Marathon to raise funds for Macmillan. He chose Macmillan after he lost his mum to cancer, and his […]

3 years ago
Preston North End worker to run London Marathon for Macmillan

A Preston North End worker is gearing up to take on the London Marathon for Macmillan Cancer Support. Rebecca Robertson, Preston North End Community and Education Trust’s Head of Community […]

3 years ago
Preston woman receives ‘overwhelming response’ after competing on ITV’s Beat the Chasers

A Prestonian last weekend appeared on ITV’s Beat the Chasers to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. Forensic psychology lecturer Samantha Walkden applied for the show to commemorate her Grandma […]

3 years ago
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