Local & Community

Cats Also Need Care Over Christmas

Set up in 1927 to inform and educate the general public about cats and the issues they faced, Cats Protection works helping thousands of cats every year and depends solely on donation. Last year the rehomed and reunited 47,000 cats and kittens - that's 130 felines per day!

2016-12-06 00:00:26By Cats Protection

Local & Community

A Dog Is For Life, Not Just For Christmas

Thirty eight years on from the birth of its famous slogan “A dog is for life not just for Christmas®”, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, Dogs Trust, which has 20 rehoming centres across the UK and one in Ireland, is bracing itself for another busy Christmas.

2016-12-06 00:00:02By Dogs Trust

Hints & Tips

4 Alternatives to Sending Christmas Cards This Year

The Christmas card has been around for a couple of centuries now. What originally was used to update friends and relatives of the family’s adventures has slowly trickled to a somewhat bland. Most of the time, these cards go to people you haven’t spoken to in years, and you keep up the tradition out of either fear of being judged or, well, tradition. Keep on reading for some alternatives to sending Christmas cards.

2016-11-22 00:00:05By Natalie Reynolds

Local & Community

Movember: Move for Men's Health

The seed for Movember was planted in a bar, in Melbourne Australia back in 2003. Fast forward 13 years and there are official campaigns in 21 countries and the charity has funded over 1,200 men’s health projects around the world. Even if you can't grow a moustache this month, here are some other ideas!

2016-10-28 00:00:15By Natalie Reynolds


National Black Cat Day

In the UK, black dogs and cats take longer to be adopted. The reason? They are perceived to be less friendly. In 2015, the Cats Protection found found that black or black and white cats made up 45% of the more than 5,000 cats in their care across the UK.

2016-10-26 00:00:20By Justine Dench

Preloved News

Preloved Charity Membership

Did you know that Preloved offer a service to registered charities that can help organisations raise both revenue and awareness by advertising to millions of potential fundraisers, and it's completely free of charge? Read on to find out more about it!

2016-03-25 11:04:41By Tina Hidderley

Local & Community

The Giant Wiggle

The Giant Wiggle is back to inspire nurseries, play groups and parents with young children to enjoy the UK’s number one read storybook, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Find out how you can get involved in this year's fun, and help raise funds for a very worthy cause at the same time.

2016-03-04 10:32:53By Tina Hidderley

Local & Community

Charity Members: Moohaven Rescue

Linda from Moohaven Rescue tells the Preloved community the inspirational story of how she came to founder the charity, and about some of the amazing work that she does.

2016-01-31 11:29:15By Linda Hughes

Local & Community

Charity Members: Labrador Rescue South East & Central

We love to catch up with the charities that use the Preloved site, and this time we spoke to Joy from Labrador Rescue South East and Central to see how the charity benefit from their Preloved charity membership.

2016-01-23 11:09:06By Labrador Rescue South East & Central

Preloved News

The Preloved Team Volunteer with Joshua Tree

Last week, the Preloved team volunteered with Joshua Tree, a local charity that supports families living with the life-changing experience of childhood cancer.

2015-12-21 14:58:58By Amy Lockley