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Continued fall in Preston coronavirus rate as care home residents to receive Covid Pfizer vaccine first

Face masks being worn on the streets of Preston during Friday (4 December) Pic: Paul Melling Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has continued the steady fall. New cases for the city were at 38 for Friday (4 December). South Ribble saw 25 new Covid-19 cases for the […]

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Preston, South Ribble, Wyre, Fylde and Ribble Valley coronavirus infection rate latest as UK passes sombre Covid milestone

The Preston Market canopies illuminated in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s latest coronavirus cases have been confirmed. The city saw 46 new coronavirus cases during Thursday (3 December). South Ribble recorded 28 new cases for the same day. Wyre had […]

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Cleaners ‘scoped out’ the Ashton-on-Ribble house they worked in before stealing wedding rings, family photos and jewellery

Lisa Power and Samantha Addison A pair of cleaners who burgled the house they worked in, stealing £11,000 of sentimental jewellery and electrical items, have been jailed. Samantha Addison, 47, and Lisa Power, 40, were […]

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South Ribble sees another ‘mini infection rate rise’ as Prime Minister gives vaccine roll-out update

The Prime Minister led a press conference during Wednesday afternoon to give a range of Covid-related updates Pic: YouTube/No10DowningStreet Latest coronavirus cases show South Ribble has again seen another small rise in its infection rate. New cases recorded in Preston were 38 for Wednesday (2 December). South Ribble saw […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Royal Preston Hospital due to give Covid vaccine to staff ‘from next week’

Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Paul Melling Royal Preston Hospital is to be one of the ‘hospital’ hubs as the Covid-19 vaccine is rolled out. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Trust is one of the 50 ‘hubs’ to be […]

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Preston’s coronavirus infection rate remains below 200 as tier-3 restrictions begin again

A damp looking Christmas scene in Preston's Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has stayed below 200 for a second day running. New cases were recorded in the city, with 50 new cases for Tuesday (1 December). South Ribble […]

3 days ago
South Ribble sees infection rate rise as Health secretary delivers update ahead of MPs tiers vote

The Old Penwortham Bridge over the River Ribble between Preston and South Ribble Pic: Paul Melling South Ribble has seen a flick upwards in its infection rate in the latest coronavirus figures. As second national lockdown prepares to enter the final 24-hours the latest Public Health […]

4 days ago
Royal Preston Hospital car parking charges return

Royal Preston Hospital Visitors and patients at hospitals operated by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will pay for parking again from today (Mon 30 November). Royal Preston Hospital and Chorley Hospital suspended […]

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