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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 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 year ago
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 […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

1 year ago
Garstang Police clamping down on people travelling to beauty spots for exercise

Pic: Garstang and Over Wyre police Garstang and Over Wyre Police are asking people travelling to beauty spots to only do so if necessary. Officers have found a small number of people are travelling excessive distances […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble in England’s top 10 for fastest rising coronavirus infection rates

A foggy January morning in Preston Pic: Paul Melling Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are two of the fastest growing in England. Latest data from Public Health England shows the city and the borough in the country’s […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates now above where they were before second national lockdown and UK reaches new grim daily Covid deaths total

Preston skyline Pic: Mick Gardner Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are continuing to climb towards the 500 mark. Daily confirmed coronavirus cases for the city were 81 for Wednesday (13 January). South Ribble […]

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