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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 coronavirus infection rates continue to rise, police told to get tougher on enforcing lockdown and supermarkets to refuse entry to non-mask wearers

Morrison's at Preston Docks, the supermarket has vowed to refuse entry to customers who will not wear a mask Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are continuing to rise with South Ribble fast-approaching the 500 cases per 100,000 people mark. New cases for Tuesday (12 January) have also […]

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Lancashire police’s full response to Covid rule breakers

Over the weekend multiple coronavirus breaches were reported which included a gym operating, some pubs open and house parties. More than 360 breaches were recorded and over 100 tickets issued. […]

1 year ago
Latest area-by-area coronavirus cases in Preston and South Ribble up to 6 January

Latest Preston and South Ribble Coronavirus cases map. The majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble have seen a rise in cases over the last week (30 December – 6 January). Only three areas decreased in case […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates as hospital admissions for Covid reach record high

A damp day in Preston as passer-by walks by the Savick shops Pic: Paul Melling Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates have continued to increase as we go into the second week of the third national lockdown. The city saw a second day of […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire County Council urges parents to keep children home amid ‘significant demand’ for critical worker places at schools

Pupils in certain year groups had been due to return to school on June 1 Pic: Pixabay A plea has been made to parents to keep their children at home rather than sending them to school. Lancashire County Council has updated guidance to parents and schools as […]

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Top Lancashire police officer says weekend has been busy ‘with blatant Covid breaches’

Mounted police officers pictured in Preston city centre during December Pic: Tony Worrall One of Lancashire’s most senior police officers has expressed his frustration at breaches of the third national lockdown rules. Deputy Chief Constable for Lancashire Police, Terry Woods, said it had […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble see daily Covid cases spike above 100 as Health secretary backs police forces approach to lockdown measures

Wearing a face mask in Preston city centre during a phone check Pic: Paul Melling Preston and South Ribble have seen a large increase in daily coronavirus cases for Sunday (10 January). Both the city and the borough have recorded their highest daily totals in […]

1 year ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest Covid cases and how infection rates have rocketed this week as third national lockdown branded ‘lax’

A quiet looking Friargate towards the Harris during lockdown 3 Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus cases have been confirmed. The city recorded 87 new Covid-19 cases for Saturday (9 January). South Ribble saw 82 new cases for the same […]

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