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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 coronavirus infection rate sees second day of week-on-week rise as government cuts days needed to self-isolate

The Harris and the Flag Market in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has seen a second day of a week-on-week rise in the coronavirus infection rate. The latest daily figures for Friday (11 December) show there were 27 new Covid-19 cases. […]

12 months ago
Mass coronavirus testing to begin in Lancashire from next week

The coronavirus testing site at Preston Markets Pic: Tony Worrall Mass coronavirus testing is to begin across Lancashire during next week after successful pilot projects. Lateral flow testing, means those who are asymptomatic can be tested with the test kits […]

12 months ago
Preston sees coronavirus infection rate rise as government gives hint on ‘mass vaccinations’ plan

Shoppers out in Preston city centre under the Christmas lights Pic: Paul Melling Preston has seen the coronavirus infection rate increase after solid weeks of a downward trend. New coronavirus cases of 52 were recorded in the city during Thursday (10 December). South […]

12 months ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rate latest as Covid vaccinations at GP surgeries expected from Tuesday

A winter sunset just beyond St Walburge's church's distinctive spire Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates remain above the England average but are continuing their week-on-week falls. Latest new coronavirus cases figures showed Prestonr ecorded 31 new cases for […]

12 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates continue to fall on historic Covid-19 vaccine day

Latest coronavirus cases for Preston and South Ribble have been confirmed on the first day of Covid-19 vaccinations in the UK. Preston recorded 38 new cases during Tuesday (8 December). […]

12 months ago
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 […]

12 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 […]

12 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 […]

12 months ago
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