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Police issue ‘bad batch’ drugs warning after death of Chorley man

Police have issued a warning to drug users in Lancashire after the death of a man from an suspected overdose in Chorley. Lancashire Police say one man died and another […]

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Preston and South Ribble in England’s top 10 for fastest rising coronavirus infection rates

A foggy January morning in Preston Pic: Paul Melling Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are two of the fastest growing in England. Latest data from Public Health England shows the city and the borough in the country’s […]

1 year ago
Reps Gym in Preston shut down for fifth time by police and council for breaching lockdown rules

The gym is located within the Roman Way Industrial Estate Pic: Google A gym in Ribbleton has been shut down again by police and council officers for breaching lockdown rules. Reps Gym in the Roman Way Industrial Estate has been now issued […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates now above where they were before second national lockdown and UK reaches new grim daily Covid deaths total

Preston skyline Pic: Mick Gardner Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are continuing to climb towards the 500 mark. Daily confirmed coronavirus cases for the city were 81 for Wednesday (13 January). South Ribble […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates continue to rise, police told to get tougher on enforcing lockdown and supermarkets to refuse entry to non-mask wearers

Morrison's at Preston Docks, the supermarket has vowed to refuse entry to customers who will not wear a mask Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are continuing to rise with South Ribble fast-approaching the 500 cases per 100,000 people mark. New cases for Tuesday (12 January) have also […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates as hospital admissions for Covid reach record high

A damp day in Preston as passer-by walks by the Savick shops Pic: Paul Melling Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates have continued to increase as we go into the second week of the third national lockdown. The city saw a second day of […]

1 year ago
Up to 500 new homes for Cottam could be step towards new secondary school for North West Preston

The style of new homes in Cottam which could be built Pic: Randall Thorp/planning application Proposals for up to 500 new homes between two main roads in Cottam could pave the way for a new secondary school for the North West of Preston. A 20-hectare […]

1 year ago
Lancashire County Council urges parents to keep children home amid ‘significant demand’ for critical worker places at schools

Pupils in certain year groups had been due to return to school on June 1 Pic: Pixabay A plea has been made to parents to keep their children at home rather than sending them to school. Lancashire County Council has updated guidance to parents and schools as […]

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