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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.

Further investment agreed for Lancashire’s roads and walking and cycling facilities

Lancashire County Council Hall Lancashire County Council’s cabinet have announced their detailed programme of investment in highways infrastructure over the next year. The council has already outlined how it will spend most of its […]

3 days ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates fall, UK Covid rate plummets and new vaccine advice for pregnant women

Springtime in Friargate looking towards the Harris Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus rates are both continuing to dip as we head into the first weekend under the new relaxed coronavirus restrictions. The city recorded six new Covid […]

3 days ago
South Ribble sees another small rise in coronavirus infection rate, Preston falls and concern over South African variant

Socially distanced queue for the Avenham Park cafe on a sunny day in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall South Ribble has seen a further day of its coronavirus infection rate edging up as Preston continues to fall week-on-week, and there are warnings of a ‘dangerous wave’ of new […]

4 days ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate falls as South Ribble rises and care home staff vaccine ‘may become mandatory’

Vaccination centre Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus rates and cases have been confirmed as there are moves to make the Covid vaccination mandatory for care home staff in England. Daily coronavirus […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston coronavirus infection rate falls as South Ribble rises and Prime Minister says roadmap out of lockdown remains ‘on track’

Sunshine in Avenham and Miller Park during Tuesday 13 April Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s latest coronavirus cases have been confirmed as the Prime Minister continued to urge people to ‘show restraint’ as pub beer gardens and other venues re-opened. The city saw 19 […]

6 days ago
Police in Preston and Lancashire taking a ‘common sense’ approach when enforcing Covid regulations

Lancashire Police posted on Facebook to remind residents that they will be taking a ‘common sense’ and ‘proportionate’ approach when policing Covid guidelines. This follows some Covid restrictions being eased […]

6 days ago
Preston sees coronavirus infection rate drop in half again as vaccine to be rolled out to 45-49 age group

A carpet of daffodils in Cottam Pic: Tony Worrall As Preston and South Ribble moved back to some sort of normality during Monday (12 April) the city saw its infection rate drop further. There were six new confirmed coronavirus […]

6 days ago
What you can and can’t do as Preston and Lancashire enter the next phase of lockdown easing

A busy looking Friargate and Orchard Street as restrictions eased on April 12 Pic: Blog Preston The nation has entered the next phase of getting back to normality today (Monday 12 April). More of the restrictions have been relaxed meaning non-essential shops and outdoor areas have […]

1 week ago
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