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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 for Christmas Eve

Looking up Friargate towards the Harris on Christmas Eve in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Coronavirus doesn’t stop for the Christmas period and the Covid-19 infection rate is continuing to rise in the city. Confirmed Covid-19 cases for Preston were 118 new cases for Thursday […]

11 months ago
Boxing Day weather warning issued for Preston and Lancashire as Storm Bella arrives

Storm clouds over Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and Lancashire is set for a wild and wet Boxing Day weekend. Storm Bella is sweeping in and the Met Office has issued weather warnings. A heavy rain alert […]

11 months ago
Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates continue to rise as swathes of England to be in tier-4 from Boxing Day

A very damp looking Harris Museum and Art Gallery and Flag Market in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus cases have been confirmed on the day the government moved swathes of the country into the newly created tier-4 restrictions. The city saw 58 […]

11 months ago
Preston and Lancashire remain in tier-3 restrictions as government expands tier-4 areas

Health secretary Matt Hancock giving an update during Wednesday (23 December) Pic: UK government Preston and Lancashire will remain in tier-3 restrictions as the government announced a major update to the tiers system. Large parts of the South East and East of England will […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates as Lancashire health chief warns of ‘Christmas household mixing’ risks

A Christmas tree on a boat at Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall New coronavirus cases and infection rates have been confirmed for Preston and South Ribble. The latest figures come as Lancashire health and political chiefs warned we should all ‘think carefully’ […]

12 months ago
Man attacked with a rake and crowbar by gang of ‘up to six men’ in Kirkham

CCTV images by Lancashire police. Lancashire police have launched an appeal after a man was attacked by five to six men in Kirkham. The incident, which occurred Sunday 1 November at around 3pm included the […]

12 months ago
Schools in Preston and Lancashire going back in January is being ‘kept under review’

School classroom. Pic: Pixabay - Alexandra_Koch The Lancashire Resilience Forum (LRF) and Boris Johnson have expressed that schools going back in January is being ‘kept under review’. Schools are due to return on a staggered basis […]

12 months ago
People arriving in Lancashire from tier-4 areas are being urged to get a coronavirus test

Preston's coronavirus test centre in Vernon Street close to the UCLan campus Pic: Tony Worrall People in Lancashire who have travelled from tier-4, or mixed with people from those areas are being encouraged to get a test. Due to the new coronavirus strain spreading more […]

12 months ago
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