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Top Lancashire police officer says weekend has been busy ‘with blatant Covid breaches’

Mounted police officers pictured in Preston city centre during December Pic: Tony Worrall One of Lancashire’s most senior police officers has expressed his frustration at breaches of the third national lockdown rules. Deputy Chief Constable for Lancashire Police, Terry Woods, said it had […]

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Preston and South Ribble see daily Covid cases spike above 100 as Health secretary backs police forces approach to lockdown measures

Wearing a face mask in Preston city centre during a phone check Pic: Paul Melling Preston and South Ribble have seen a large increase in daily coronavirus cases for Sunday (10 January). Both the city and the borough have recorded their highest daily totals in […]

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Graffiti sprayed onto side of train carriages at Preston Railway Station

Police blurred the graffiti to ensure those responsible don't take the 'kudos' from the incident Pic: British Transport Police A train has been targeted by vandals at Preston. Graffiti was sprayed across the TransPennineExpress services carriages late on Thursday (7 January) evening into Friday (8 January) morning. British Transport […]

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Preston and South Ribble’s latest Covid cases and how infection rates have rocketed this week as third national lockdown branded ‘lax’

A quiet looking Friargate towards the Harris during lockdown 3 Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus cases have been confirmed. The city recorded 87 new Covid-19 cases for Saturday (9 January). South Ribble saw 82 new cases for the same […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and South Ribble doctors surgeries now able to deliver Oxford AstraZeneca Covid vaccine

A vaccination being given Pic: Pixabay GP surgeries in Preston and South Ribble have begun to receive the first doses of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine. The new vaccine, which doesn’t need to be stored at -70 […]

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Watch latest progress on Preston Western Distributor in frosty aerial scenes

Preston Western Distributor from above Pic: CJ Green New footage shows the progress being made on the Preston Western Distributor. A frosty landscape to the west of the city is shown from above in drone footage by CJ […]

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Police issue warning to Preston and Lancashire residents about Covid-19 vaccine scam text and emails

Examples of the kind of scam texts and emails being sent Pic: Lancs Police Fraud and Cyber Preston and South Ribble residents are being warned about scams relating to the Covid-19 vaccine. Lancashire Police’s fraud and cyber crime unit has issued a warning about scam texts and […]

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Preston and South Ribble latest coronavirus infection rates and new cases as UK records highest daily Covid death toll on record

An empty Lune Street in Preston city centre during Lockdown 3 Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus cases and infection rates have continued to climb as we head into the second week of January. The city saw 119 new confirmed Covid-19 cases […]

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