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Preston’s large scale vaccination centre opens as hundreds invited for first appointments

Entrance to the former B&M store in St John's Shopping Arcade Pic: Tony Worrall Hundreds of people aged 65 and over, and those who are clinically vulnerable are being invited to book a coronavirus vaccination at a new NHS large scale vaccination centre. The […]

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Weekend coronavirus breaches across Preston as student house party attendees fined and hot tub party prevented

A police van of Lancashire Constabulary Pic: Call The Cops 999 It was another weekend of coronavirus breaches across Preston and Lancashire. Between 6am on Friday (February 12) and 6am on Monday, police received 362 Covid-related reports and issued 124 fines […]

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New project in Preston aims to offer support for vulnerable disabled people during the pandemic

If you’re living in Preston, are disabled, struggling during lockdown and need someone to talk to, then ‘Disability Equality’, a new project may be just what you are looking for. […]

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300 student nurses from UCLan sent to the Covid frontline at hospitals across the North West

Nursing students from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) are helping to fight Covid-19. Almost 300 final year nursing students are being deployed immediately to seven health trusts across the […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Marquees by Preston Bus Station will be part of city’s vaccine hub queuing system

The new Covid vaccine centre marquee outside the Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall A marquee has been erected opposite the former B&M stores vaccination centre next to Preston Bus Station. The vaccination centre in St John’s is set to start vaccinating people on […]

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Young woman inspired by poem at uncle’s funeral raises over £600 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Rosemere Cancer Foundation have benefited from a £665 donation thanks to an apprentice engineer from Cottam, who raised funds in memory of her uncle. Alicia Bagshaw took inspiration from a […]

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Care homes across Preston to receive funding which will support their Covid testing activities

Care homes across Preston and Lancashire are set to receive funding which will help support them with their Covid-19 testing activities. The government is providing more than £4.1m to Lancashire […]

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Teachers across Preston and Lancashire are not yet eligible for the coronavirus vaccination

A vaccination being given Pic: Pixabay Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria have confirmed that teachers are not yet eligible for the coronavirus vaccination. In a statement released on Sunday, 14 February, teachers were thanked for the […]

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