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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 drops out of England’s coronavirus infection rate top 10, latest Covid vaccine figures by area and new Covid mutation found

Preston's Market canopy glowing green Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus figures have been confirmed as new data emerged showing how many over-65s have had the coronavirus vaccine. New Covid cases for Thursday (4 March) […]

5 days ago
Lancashire’s director of public health addresses Preston’s stubborn Covid infection rate

Dr Sakthi Karunanithi Preston’s coronavirus infection rates continue to be in the top 10 worst in England, despite numbers of cases reducing. The latest figures, for Tuesday 2 March, showed Preston recorded 23 […]

6 days ago
Preston and South Ribble latest coronavirus infection rate as Downing Street steps in on school face mask guidance

Signs of spring in Ashton Park on Monday 1 March Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is continuing to be within the top 10 in England, although the reduction in cases continues. Latest figures showed Preston recorded 23 new cases during Tuesday […]

7 days ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate drops below 200 for first time since November as Health secretary delivers positive vaccine news

Sunrise over Preston's chilly rooftops Pic: Tony Worrall Preston remains in England’s top infection rates for Covid but has now seen the rate drop below 200 for the first time since the second national lockdown ended in early […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire Police kept busy with almost 300 Covid-19 incidents on Saturday alone

Police officer wearing a face mask Pic: Lancashire Police Lancashire Police were kept busy dealing with 281 Covid-19 incidents on Saturday (27 February). DCC Terry Woods, Lancashire Deputy Chief Constable, revealed on Twitter that it’s one of the highest […]

1 week ago
Chart shows Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates throughout February as Chancellor unveils major new grants for lockdown businesses

Sunset over the Preston Marina on a sunny weekend in the city Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is continuing to show concerning trends. At Blog Preston we’ve been tracking how the daily infection rate has been changing since late October in the city […]

1 week ago
Preston’s and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates as government confirms next vaccine priority groups

An empty Preston Market canopy area in Preston city centre: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has remained amongst the highest in England as the government confirmed the next group of priority people for the vaccine. The city’s new confirmed coronavirus cases […]

2 weeks ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate surges as UK’s Covid alert level is dropped

Preston's skyline along the River Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s infection rate has spiked in the latest weekly figures and is now the third highest rate in England. The city has been in and out of England’s top 10 […]

2 weeks ago
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