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Harris Park campaign group apply for right of way access

The former orphanage became the Harris Knowledge Park when owned by the University of Central Lancashire Pic: Tony Worrall Campaigners wanting to preserve the former Harris Park orphanage building and site have applied for public right of way. The right of way application comes as Booths chairman Edwin Booth […]

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Preston and South Ribble latest coronavirus infection rate as Downing Street steps in on school face mask guidance

Signs of spring in Ashton Park on Monday 1 March Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is continuing to be within the top 10 in England, although the reduction in cases continues. Latest figures showed Preston recorded 23 new cases during Tuesday […]

2 days ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate drops below 200 for first time since November as Health secretary delivers positive vaccine news

Sunrise over Preston's chilly rooftops Pic: Tony Worrall Preston remains in England’s top infection rates for Covid but has now seen the rate drop below 200 for the first time since the second national lockdown ended in early […]

3 days ago
Chart shows Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates throughout February as Chancellor unveils major new grants for lockdown businesses

Sunset over the Preston Marina on a sunny weekend in the city Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is continuing to show concerning trends. At Blog Preston we’ve been tracking how the daily infection rate has been changing since late October in the city […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates as government confirms next vaccine priority groups

An empty Preston Market canopy area in Preston city centre: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has remained amongst the highest in England as the government confirmed the next group of priority people for the vaccine. The city’s new confirmed coronavirus cases […]

6 days ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate surges as UK’s Covid alert level is dropped

Preston's skyline along the River Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s infection rate has spiked in the latest weekly figures and is now the third highest rate in England. The city has been in and out of England’s top 10 […]

7 days ago
Preston back in England’s top 10 Covid infection rate areas as roadmap details show ‘local lockdowns’ not ruled out

People out walking in Avenham and Miller Park during February 24 Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has moved back into England’s top 10 highest infection rate areas, as the Covid rate continues to fall but only very slightly. Latest data comes as the government launched […]

1 week ago
Preston and South Ribble continue to see Covid infection rates fall as NHS app considered as a ‘vaccine passport’ option

Morning sky over Preston on Tuesday 23 February Pic: Tony Worrall Preston, South Ribble and the majority of Lancashire’s coronavirus infection rates are continuing to decline. New cases for Tuesday (23 February) showed Preston recorded 44 new cases. South Ribble saw […]

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