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All donations to support our services are always gratefully received but it is especially appreciated when we get to hear the story behind it. Veronica, daughter of Cyril Leeke who attends Withy Trees Day Service, shared the following story. ‘Last summer I took my dad, Cyril, to Devon to visit…
A Preston grandad has taken on a gruelling four day cycle challenge to raise funds for Age Concern. Roger Bessent pedalled 315 miles around the Bay of Biscay, from Bordeaux in France, through the port city of Bilbao, in Spain. The 64 year old who has four grandchildren said, "I…
The Best Western Park Hall Hotel which is part of the Lavender Group has chosen Age Concern as its Charity of the Year. The package of support includes a menu option whereby for every Chargrilled Chicken Breast main course order placed, £1.00 will be donated to the charity. Best Western…
We are looking for some new Trustees to join us The Board of Trustees are currently looking to recruit a number of Trustees to join the Board and provide positive leadership and direction. As a Trustee you will be part of a team responsible for the strategic and financial management…
Making a Will is one of the most important things that you can do to ensure that your family is taken care of when you are no longer here. With this in mind Age Concern Central Lancashire has partnered with McClure Solicitors to offer its supporters a free Will preparation…
When Teresa and Joe donated a carrier bag full of old table cloths and napkins to Charnley Fold Day Centre we were really touched to learn about the history of a particular item it contained. Accompanying a piece of old lace was the following note. “This cloth was given to…
Until recently it was presumed the vinyl record was becoming a media format of the past. Like cassette tapes and VHS the demand for vinyl had been replaced by new technologies such as cd’s and downloads. However the romance with vinyl and the desire to have a physical copy of…
I didn’t get wash day blues this weekend when the washing pile grew and grew as the staff and volunteers of Age Concern Central Lancashire striped off their winter fleeces and donned on their summer polo shirts. The sun popped out, a gentle breeze was in the air and twenty…
This is brother and sister Obie and Lexi who are regular visitors to our Plungington Road shop. They love the shop and the staff here so their mum Sam brings them in at least twice a week. Obie is a very observant little boy and recently asked what the little…
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