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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.

Preston and South Ribble remain in England’s top 10 fastest rising Covid hotspots

An empty Preston city centre during lockdown Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble have remained in England’s top 10 areas for the fastest rising coronavirus infection rates. The city saw more than 100 confirmed Covid-19 cases for Tuesday (19 […]

56 mins ago
Storm Christoph set to cause heavy rain and potential travel disruptions across Preston and Lancashire

A rainy Sunday in Preston Pic: Paul Melling The weather warning for heavy rain across Preston and Lancashire has been named ‘Storm Christoph’ by the Met Office. Persistent heavy rain will lead to significant accumulations of rain which could lead to flooding in […]

11 hours ago
Call for local election postal votes to be sent out early

Labour Group Leader at Lancashire County Council, Cllr Azhar Ali, is calling for all voters to be set an early voting postal vote application form with a return envelope. This […]

13 hours ago
Preston now has the fastest growing coronavirus infection rate in England

The Harris overlooking an empty Flag Market in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has the fastest growing coronavirus infection rate in England. The city saw the largest week-on-week rise for figures on Monday (18 January). South Ribble’s infection rate is the third […]

1 day ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus case numbers for the weekend as government pledges ‘first vaccine dose by September’ for everyone

An empty Fishergate during lockdown 3, at 6.30pm on Saturday (16 January 2021) Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus cases for the weekend have been confirmed as the city and borough reached levels of infection rates not seen since summer 2020. During Saturday (16 […]

2 days ago
Heavy rain weather warning upgraded for Preston and Lancashire

Surface water in Preston after heavy rain Pic: Tony Worrall A weather warning for heavy rain across Preston and Lancashire has been upgraded from Yellow to Amber. The Met Office says heavy rainfall combined with some snowmelt across the hills […]

2 days ago
Preston and Lancashire warned of 48-hours of heavy rain from Monday evening

A woman wears a face mask as she makes her way through Preston's rain Pic: Paul Melling A weather warning is in place across Preston and Lancashire for heavy rain and snowmelt for Monday 18 January to Wednesday 20 January. The warning will come into place from […]

3 days ago
Police warn Preston’s would-be criminals of ‘visible presence’ during lockdown

Lancashire Police preparing to undertake an anti-social behaviour operation in December Pic: South Ribble Police Lancashire Police have taken to Facebook to warn would-be criminals in Preston and beyond that officers will have a ‘very visible’ presence during this latest lockdown. They emphasised that this […]

3 days ago
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