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Latest news for the borough of the Fylde, which borders the western side of Preston in Lancashire. Including news for Kirkham, Freckleton, Warton and surrounding villages on the A583 and M55 towards Preston.

M55 traffic begins to ease after crash involving up to 10 vehicles between Kirkham and Broughton

Traffic on M55. Pic: Christopher August The M55 was blocked due to a multiple vehicle crash. Traffic has been held within the M55 eastbound junction one, Garstang to Broughton interchange. It is thought that the crash […]

3 hours ago
New coronavirus cases for Preston and South Ribble as tension over tiers continues

Walking along in Miller Park Pic: Tony Worrall The latest figures for new coronavirus cases in Lancashire have been confirmed. Public Health England data shows there were 33 new cases in Preston for Sunday (29 November). South Ribble […]

18 hours ago
Preston and Lancashire see further coronavirus infection rate falls as new vaccine minister appointed

Preston's coronavirus test centre in Vernon Street close to the UCLan campus Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and Lancashire’s coronavirus rates continue to head in the right direction, downwards. Latest Public Health England figures for Saturday (28 November) show 42 new cases were recorded in Preston. […]

2 days ago
Latest Preston and South Ribble coronavirus rates as pressure grows for government to ‘split Lancashire’ tiers

The Harris Museum looking festive in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble have seen their coronavirus infection rates continue to fall. During Friday (27 November) the city saw 38 new confirmed coronavirus cases. South Ribble had 53 new […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Latest Preston coronavirus cases as city prepares to return to tier-3 restrictions

The Christmas lights in Friargate Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s latest Covid-19 cases have been confirmed as the city learned its fate in the new ‘toughened’ tier system. The city saw 32 new Covid-19 confirmed cases during Thursday (26 […]

4 days ago
Full tier-3 restrictions for Preston and Lancashire from 2 December

A Covid sign in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall There has been a lot of talk about what tier Preston will be placed in today (November 26) for when lockdown 2 ends. Preston City Council leader, Councillor Matthew Brown […]

4 days ago
Preston and Lancashire to be placed back into tier-3 restrictions from 2 December

Spires on the skyline of Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Preston will go back into tier-3 restrictions once the second national lockdown ends on December 2. Health Secretary Matt Hancock is giving a statement in the House of Commons to […]

4 days ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate falls further as tier-2 or tier-3 decision battle rages

Sunset over Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall As Preston and Lancashire sit poised awaiting the decision on tiers the latest coronavirus figures show the city continues to have a falling infection rate. New cases recorded in Preston […]

5 days ago
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