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Ryelands Family Day and Fun Dog Show

Sunday, July 9, 2017 - 11:00 to 16:00 at Ryelands Park, Lancaster, LA1 2LW

Plant Sale at Slynedales CancerCare

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00 at Slynedales, Lancaster LA2 6ST

LURADV Run Against Domestic Violence - 5k charity run / walk

Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 12:30 to 16:00 at Lancaster University Sports Centre

Bendrigg 10K and Fun Run

Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 13:00 at Bendrigg Lodge, Old Hutton, Kendal LA8 0NR

Put your Best Paw Forward For Bark In The Park!

6/3/17: Dog lovers are being invited to sign up to a very special charity even in Williamson Park on Sunday 23 April in aid of local families affected by cancer & life limiting conditions. It's a Fun Dog Show plus a 4km Walk, a doggy Agility Course and a Family Scavenger Quest with a St George’s Day theme.

Breaking Bigotry Benefit Band Night

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 20:30 at Gregson Centre, 33 Moorgate, Moor Lane, Lancaster, LA1 3PY

Monuments of the North West light up for Samaritans this festive season

19/12/16: Three local landmarks are being lit up in green this December as part of a North West scheme to remind people that Samaritans are there to support people 24/7 throughout the festive period.

'Money for Madagascar' charity seeks new Chairperson

4/3/15: Diggging foundations for a new school (now completed) 2011 Money for Madagascar (MfM) is a small charity, founded in 1986 that aims to build the resilience of vulnerable people and conserve the environment of Madagascar through sustainable, community-led initiatives.

The Middlewood Trust

Middle Wood, Backsbottom Farm, Roeburndale West, Lancaster, LA2 9LL. Tel.: 015242 21880. Established to provide education and advance research for the public benefit in low-impact living, sustainability and to address growing concerns about long-term damage to the environment. 

Lancaster & Morecambe Lions Club

Andrew Dodgson (Secretary), 11 Lawnswood Avenue, Scotforth, Lancaster, LA1 4NZ. Tel.: 01524 383375. Lions are just ordinary folk who get together and do some extraordinary things. 

Lancaster Boys & Girls Club

Dallas Rd, Lancaster, LA1 1TP. Tel.: 01524 32020. Lancaster Boys and Girls Club is a charitable organisation that aims to cater for young people, between the ages of 8 to 18 years, to provide a positive safe environment for their development and learning. 

Double Joy

Eric Roseden, 24 Knowe Hill Crescent, Lancaster LA1 4JY. Tel.: 0757 615 2680. Double Joy is a home and school for children orphaned by Aids in Kenya. It is supported by a UK charity, Friends of Double Joy, which has strong connections to Lancaster, and holds regular events in the city. 

Sainsbury's Morecambe chooses St John's Hospice as new Local Charity partner

29/6/12: St. John's Hospice is set to benefit from a year's fundraising, thanks to Sainsbury's Morecambe customers and colleagues. The hospice has been chosen as Sainsbury's new Local Charity partner for 2012/2013, after the store asked Morecambe customers which local charity they should provide a year's support to back in May.

Red Nose? Red Chest, more like...

18/3/11: The things some people do for charity! Cover Supervisor Keiren Doyle at Heysham High School raised £250 for Comic Relief today by having his chest waxed. Pupils at the school also brought money in for wearing non-school uniform and Food Technology teacher Charlotte Western sold cakes at break times.

Gregson seeks old mobiles for charity

25/8/10: A group of people at Lancaster's Gregson Centre are trying to raise funds for the Community Bonfire in November this year, which will take place on Miss Whalley's field. One of the fund raising ideas is to collect old mobile phones and send them to one of the companies that buy them and then the Gregson can receive cash for them. All cash received can then go straight into the bonfire fund.

Lancaster Banger heads for Barcelona in aid of NSPCC

21/5/10: Four intrepid local lads are on their way to Barcelona in a beaten up motor to raise money for The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Now in Calais, the team are taking part in a 'banger rally', destination Barcelona (via Lyon and Nice) and although they say it's just for fun, they're aiming to raise at least £500 for the child protection society.

Animal Care seeks Spring Fair helpers

30/3/10: Lancaster's Animal Care charity on Lancaster's Blea Tarn Road is looking for help at its Spring Fair on Friday 9th April 2010 at St Martin of Tours in Westgate, Morecambe. They need people to help run stalls, serve refreshments or bake some cakes for them to sell on the day.

Anglers, carers and musicians all benefit from Galbraith charity grants

25/2/10: Five community groups in Lancaster and Morecambe can get going with projects for people in the district, thanks to grants from the Galbraith Trust. The Galbraith Trust meets quarterly to make grants to groups with charitable purposes within the Lancaster district.

Heroes of She headline Haiti benefit

15/2/10: Local band Heroes of She will headline a Haiti benefit gig at Lancaster's Gregson Centre on Sunday 21st February. The band will bring a packed day of events to a close with the explosive, self-penned sounds, including new material, that have brought them to the regional final of ‘Live and Unsigned 2010’, the UK’s biggest competition of its kind, next month.

Flood Charity Pop Video Has a Local Bite!

14/12/09: University of Cumbria film maker Russell Cherrington has joined forces with eighties chart-toppers It Bites to try and help victims of the recent devastating floods in Cumbria. The band, who are from Egremont, have recruited stars from the rock and pop world to record a new version of their classic hit Calling All The Heroes.

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