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Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates surging towards 400 mark as Prime Minister delivers vaccine roll-out update

Skyline of Preston catches a golden glow Pic: Paul Melling Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates continue to rise in the days after the Christmas holidays. New Covid-19 cases for Thursday (7 January) for Preston went back above the […]

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Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates continue to rise as UK sees more than 1,000 Covid deaths for first time since April last year

A frozen Preston Docks as early January begins cold and lockdown shows no signs of thawing Pic: Tony Worrall Latest coronavirus infection rates for Preston and South Ribble show the surge of the virus which has taken place leading up to the third national lockdown. Daily cases for Wednesday […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates continue to grow as new UK-wide figures

Preston's skyline Pic: Mick Gardner Latest coronavirus infection rates for Preston and South Ribble continue to show a rise as they include January figures for the first time. New Covid-19 cases confirmed for Tuesday (5 […]

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Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates increase rapidly as lockdown 3 begins

Preston skyline with a sprinkling of snow and ice Pic: Mick Gardner Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates have begun to rise again as we enter a third national lockdown. New confirmed cases for the city for Monday (4 January) showed […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Preston City Council leader reacts to latest England-wide coronavirus lockdown

Councillor Matthew Brown The leader of Preston City Council has welcomed the new England-wide lockdown. Preston has been in enhanced restrictions since August 2020 to try and control coronavirus. Prime Minister Boris Johnson […]

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All schools in Preston and Lancashire to close until mid-February as third national lockdown begins in England

Boris Johnson addressing the national during Monday (4 January) evening Pic: YouTube/DowningStreet All schools are to be closed until February half-term as England enters a third national lockdown. Preston and Lancashire will move from tier-4 restrictions into the new national lockdown measures. […]

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Majority of University of Central Lancashire students won’t return until January 25

On the Preston campus near UCLan's new engineering building Pic: Tony Worrall The majority of students at the University of Central Lancashire are to see a delayed return to the Preston campus. Following an announcement by the education secretary Gavin Williamson on […]

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Preston and South Ribble daily cases back above 100, primary school reopening chaos and third national lockdown called for

Avenham Park looking magical in the snow Pic: @bookofpilx Preston’s daily coronavirus cases recorded their largest daily increase in weeks as a number of primary schools in the city decided to defy government advice and stay closed. New coronavirus […]

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