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Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire coronavirus infection rates all falling fast as parents could be asked to Covid test children for school return

Signs of spring in Ashton Park taken on Wednesday 17 February Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is continuing to fall as proposals emerge for parents to test their children for Covid during any return for schools. New confirmed cases for Preston on […]

10 months ago
Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire coronavirus infection rates falling as Prime Minister gives latest on any lockdown easing

The mural and tribute to Captain Sir Tom Moore at the Northern Way pub in Friargate Pic: Tony Worrall Preston saw the largest number of daily Covid cases in Lancashire and the city’s infection rate is continuing to decline. New confirmed cases for Wednesday (17 February) showed Preston recorded […]

10 months ago
Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire coronavirus infection rates continue decline as 1.7million more people told to shield from Covid

The new Covid vaccine centre marquee outside the Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s infection rates and Covid rates across Lancashire have continued to fall. The city still has one of the highest infection rates in England but is seeing large week-on-week declines. […]

10 months ago
Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire coronavirus infection rates continue their fall as Prime Minister says he wants ‘cautious but also irreversible’ way out of lockdown

Morning glow over Preston's rooftops Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has fallen of out the England top 10 for highest infection rates. The latest figures come as the Prime Minister said he could not rule out […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s stubborn Covid infection rate tracked as coronavirus vaccine milestone reached and latest on lockdown lifting

Walking in Avenham Park Pic: Tony Worrall As we begin to understand a route out of lockdown we look at how the city’s infection rate is remaining fairly static in February. First a look through the new […]

10 months ago
Police want to trace Bentley stolen from Ashton-on-Ribble

Police are trying to reunite this car with its owner Pic: Lancashire TacOps Police want to trace a car stolen from Ashton-on-Ribble for a second time. The green Bentley Continental GT failed to stop for Lancashire Police’s Tactial Ops team on Saturday (13 […]

10 months ago
Family pay tribute to man who died in Bamber Bridge crash

Ben Smith Pic: South Ribble Police Tributes have been paid to a 20-year-old man who died after a collision in Bamber Bridge. Ben Smith, from Walton-le-Dale, died after being hit by a Ford Transit van in […]

10 months ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate still among highest in England as lockdown timetable day confirmed

Dawn breaks over Preston on Friday 12 February Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has now begun to fall again although remains amongst the highest in England. The latest figures come as Downing Street confirmed the timetable for laying out […]

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