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Police warn motorists as snow showers lead to numerous crashes and M6 shut southbound at Junction 27

One of the crashes attended by police in Lancashire Pic: LancsRoadPolice Police are warning motorists of dangerous driving conditions if undertaking essential journeys this weekend. The M6 to the south of Preston has been shut in both directions after a lorry […]

10 months ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate continues to rise while South Ribble and nearly all of Lancashire fall and Prime Minister ‘cautious’ about any lockdown easing

A quiet Preston city centre during lockdown Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is continuing to grow as most of Lancashire is seeing infection rates drop. The city saw another day of more than 100 confirmed cases with Friday […]

11 months ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate no longer in England’s fastest rising places as Home secretary brings in tougher house party fines

Lockdown 3 in Fishergate on Thursday 21 January Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has dropped out of the fastest rising coronavirus infection rates in England after a run of days in the country’s top 10. Latest coronavirus cases for the city were […]

11 months ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate continues week-on-week rise while most of Lancashire falls

River Ribble runs high during Wednesday 20 January Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is continuing to rise in comparison to the rest of Lancashire. New confirmed cases in the city for Wednesday (20 January) remained above 100 new cases, […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and South Ribble remain in England’s top 10 fastest rising Covid hotspots

An empty Preston city centre during lockdown Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble have remained in England’s top 10 areas for the fastest rising coronavirus infection rates. The city saw more than 100 confirmed Covid-19 cases for Tuesday (19 […]

11 months ago
Preston now has the fastest growing coronavirus infection rate in England

The Harris overlooking an empty Flag Market in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has the fastest growing coronavirus infection rate in England. The city saw the largest week-on-week rise for figures on Monday (18 January). South Ribble’s infection rate is the third […]

11 months ago
Drugs and weapons seized by police in Fletcher Road

Drugs and knives seized by police during the incident in Fletcher Road Pic: Preston Police Police have arrested three people after discovering a haul of drugs and weapons. Two men and a woman were arrested on suspicion of offences including affray, money laundering, supplying Class […]

11 months ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus case numbers for the weekend as government pledges ‘first vaccine dose by September’ for everyone

An empty Fishergate during lockdown 3, at 6.30pm on Saturday (16 January 2021) Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus cases for the weekend have been confirmed as the city and borough reached levels of infection rates not seen since summer 2020. During Saturday (16 […]

11 months ago
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