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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.

Police say public must not approach Preston man wanted in connection with drugs supply

Christopher Sharp Pic: Preston Police Police are appealing to trace a man in connection with an investigation into drug dealing. Christopher Sharpe is wanted by Preston Police as part of a probe into drug supply […]

11 months ago
Preston’s and South Ribble first coronavirus infection rate using December figures as first vaccine jabs to be given during Tuesday

Out walking in Avenham and Miller park at the ivy bridge Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s latest coronavirus cases have been confirmed as the government prepares to deliver the first Covid-19 vaccinations on Tuesday (8 December). The city saw 33 new cases of coronavirus during […]

11 months ago
Preston man arrested as police intercept £2.5m worth of amphetamines

What police found in the back of the lorry at Wheeton Pic: National Crime Agency A haul of a cutting agent that would make class B drug Amphetamine, worth around £2.5 million at street level, has been seized between Preston and Blackpool as part of […]

11 months ago
Progress being made with plans for Cottam railway station

Fylde railway line viewed from Sidgreaves Lane Pic: Google Maps Plans for a new railway station at Cottam in Preston have taken a step forwards after county councillors approved the use of powers to acquire land and build an access […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement New bird’s eye footage shows progress on Preston Western Distributor

The Preston Western Distributor Facebook page have shared new drone footage of the projects progress. Bird’s eye view footage shows the new road, set to be finished in 2023. The £200million road scheme […]

11 months ago
Continued fall in Preston coronavirus rate as care home residents to receive Covid Pfizer vaccine first

Face masks being worn on the streets of Preston during Friday (4 December) Pic: Paul Melling Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has continued the steady fall. New cases for the city were at 38 for Friday (4 December). South Ribble saw 25 new Covid-19 cases for the […]

11 months ago
Preston, South Ribble, Wyre, Fylde and Ribble Valley coronavirus infection rate latest as UK passes sombre Covid milestone

The Preston Market canopies illuminated in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s latest coronavirus cases have been confirmed. The city saw 46 new coronavirus cases during Thursday (3 December). South Ribble recorded 28 new cases for the same day. Wyre had […]

11 months ago
South Ribble sees another ‘mini infection rate rise’ as Prime Minister gives vaccine roll-out update

The Prime Minister led a press conference during Wednesday afternoon to give a range of Covid-related updates Pic: YouTube/No10DowningStreet Latest coronavirus cases show South Ribble has again seen another small rise in its infection rate. New cases recorded in Preston were 38 for Wednesday (2 December). South Ribble saw […]

11 months ago
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