Fylde has third-fastest rising Covid rate in England as Preston and Lancashire continues to fall

An empty Guildhall Street in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Fylde is continuing to buck the trend in Lancashire with its coronavirus infection rate rising while Preston, South Ribble and the rest of the county falls. Latest coronavirus cases for […]

12 months ago
Man stabbed with potato peeler in row between neighbours in Preston

Elona Green A man was stabbed in the neck with a potato peeler during a row between neighbours at a block of flats in Preston. David Crossett was left with a 2cm […]

12 months ago
Preston and South Ribble Covid rates continue to fall as Fylde surges into England’s top five and Prime Minister says home-school until early March ‘at least’

St Walburge's Church spire seen from a frosty Preston view Pic: Paul Melling Preston and South Ribble’s Covid rates are continuing their fall but Fylde is now in England’s hotspot areas. New coronavirus cases for Wednesday (27 January) showed 77 recorded cases for […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates as UK passes 100,000 Covid-19 related deaths

The sun breaks behind a cloud over Preston on Tuesday (26 January) Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are continuing to fall. New cases confirmed for Tuesday (26 January) were 64 new cases in the city. South Ribble recorded 45 new […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has now begun to fall

Snowy train tracks in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has begun to fall week-on-week for the first time since the start of the third national lockdown. The latest daily confirmed cases showed the city recorded […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble’s weekend Covid cases, how infection rates have changed in the past week and vaccination programme making ‘brilliant progress’

A wintry rooftop scene in Preston over the weekend as the city saw snow and icy weather Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s confirmed coronavirus cases over the weekend have been updated and you can see how the infection rates have been changing. Preston recorded 93 new Covid cases […]

1 year ago
Lorry driver airlifted to hospital and ‘stable’ after M6 crash with Junction 27 southbound ‘up and over’ closure still in place

One of the cars came to rest under the wheels of the lorry Pic: Ady Taylor Pictures show the aftermath of recovery work on the M6 after a major crash has shut the motorway. Three cars and a lorry were involved in the smash on the […]

1 year ago
Walton-le-Dale man charged with causing death of Bolton mother-of-four by careless driving in M60 crash

Shirley-Ann Dumbuya Pic: Greater Manchester Police A Walton-le-Dale man has appeared in court charged with causing death by careless driving. John Bowers, 33, of Sefton Road, Walton-le-Dale, appeared before Manchester Magistrates’ Court during Saturday (23 January). […]

1 year ago
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