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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.

Hour-by-hour weather forecast as Preston and Lancashire thunderstorm warning remains

Storm clouds expected over the Docks Pic: Ian Lambert Preston residents can expect thunderstorms over the coming days as the national heatwave starts to lift. The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for today, Tuesday 27, to Thursday […]

2 days ago
27 areas of Preston and South Ribble have seen an increase in Covid cases in the seven days leading up to July 21

Latest Covid stats map 27 places in Preston and South Ribble have seen a rise in coronavirus cases in the week leading up to July 21. Areas that have increased include Walton-le-Dale, St Matthew’s […]

2 days ago
Flag at half-mast to remember Preston man who drowned at St Anne’s

St Anne's pier Pic: Tony Worrall A 19-year-old Preston man tragically died after being rescued from the sea close to the pier at St Anne’s on Friday (23 July). Fylde Council Leader, Karen Buckley, has released a statement […]

3 days ago
Thunderstorms warning for coming days as Preston and Lancashire prepares for heavy rain

A woman wears a face mask as she makes her way through Preston's rain Pic: Paul Melling Preston is set for wet, stormy weather over Tuesday, July 27 and Wednesday, July 28 after over a week of sunshine. Thunderstorms and heavy rain may lead to flooding and […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston residents warned by police to ‘stay vigilant’ following the lifting of lockdown restrictions

Face masks being worn on the streets of Preston during Friday (4 December) Pic: Paul Melling Lancashire police are expecting a rise in crime following the easing of lockdown restrictions. They urged Preston residents to stay vigilant, reporting emergencies through 999, as they expect an increase […]

1 week ago
23 areas of Preston and South Ribble see a rise in Covid cases in seven days leading up to 14 July

Latest Covid stats map. 23 places in Preston and South Ribble have seen an increase in coronavirus cases in the week leading up to 14 July. This comes after ‘freedom day’ was yesterday (Monday […]

1 week ago
New artisan market in Kirkham as town’s new artwork unveiled

Kirkham’s new Artisan Market was hailed a massive success on the day a series of new artworks celebrating the town’s history were unveiled. Torrential rain did not dampen the spirits […]

2 weeks ago
17 areas of Preston and South Ribble have seen a fall in Covid cases in the seven days leading to 7 July

Latest Covid stats map. 17 places in Preston and South Ribble have seen a drop in coronavirus cases in the seven days leading up to 7 July. There areas include Fulwood, Lea and Marina […]

2 weeks ago
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