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Preston City Council leader says all primary schools should remain closed

Councillor Matthew Brown The leader of Preston City Council has said all primary schools should remain closed after the Christmas holidays. Councillor Matthew Brown, the Labour leader of Preston Council, has shared his […]

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Primary school in Fishwick will close as staff follow union advice not to attend workplace due to coronavirus concerns

Fishwick Primary School in Downing Street Pic: Google A primary school in Fishwick is moving to remote learning and won’t be re-opening after the Christmas holidays. Fishwick Primary School’s headteacher has written to parents about the ‘unavoidable school […]

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Lea Community Primary School won’t re-open as planned due to ‘rising infection rates’

Lea Community School in Greaves Town Lane Pic: Google A primary school in Lea has decided to delay re-opening after the Christmas break. Lea Community Primary School’s headteacher has written to all parents during Sunday (3 January) to explain […]

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Primary school in Ribbleton decides to delay reopening due to coronavirus rates

Blessed Sacrament Primary School in Ribbleton will remain closed after the Christmas holidays Pic: Google A primary school in Preston has decided to close until further notice due to coronavirus. Blessed Sacrament Catholic Primary School in Ribbleton will not re-open as planned on Monday (4 […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire County Council issue statement about primary school reopenings

A book exchange at a primary school in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Primary schools across Preston and South Ribble should return as planned on Monday (4 January) says Lancashire’s director of public health. Amid growing calls from teaching unions for primary school […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus cases for Saturday 2 January as pressure grows for primary school re-opening delay

Sunrise over snowy rooftops in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Latest coronavirus confirmed cases showed the latest numbers for Preston and South Ribble. Preston recorded 62 new cases on Saturday (2 January). South Ribble saw the same number of new […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates and cases for New Year’s Day as NHS at ‘breaking point’ in many places

Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus cases and infection rates have been confirmed as 2021 begins. Cases for New Year’s Eve (31 December 2020) were 48 new Covid-19 cases in […]

1 year ago
Three lanes of M6 at Junction 31 reopen after crash

Vehicles being attended to on the M6 at Junction 31 Pic: Highways England Emergency services had closed three lanes of the M6 southbound at Preston. A crash between Junction 31A (Red Scar/Bluebell Way) and Junction 31 (Tickled Trout) saw traffic officers and police […]

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