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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’s coronavirus infection rate remains below 200 as tier-3 restrictions begin again

A damp looking Christmas scene in Preston's Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has stayed below 200 for a second day running. New cases were recorded in the city, with 50 new cases for Tuesday (1 December). South Ribble […]

11 months ago
What can and can’t open in Preston and Lancashire when lockdown 2 ends

Covid-19 street closures in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Lockdown 2 is coming to an end on Wednesday (2 December) and Preston and Lancashire will see some places reopen under the new tier-3 restrictions. But what exactly can open […]

11 months ago
South Ribble sees infection rate rise as Health secretary delivers update ahead of MPs tiers vote

The Old Penwortham Bridge over the River Ribble between Preston and South Ribble Pic: Paul Melling South Ribble has seen a flick upwards in its infection rate in the latest coronavirus figures. As second national lockdown prepares to enter the final 24-hours the latest Public Health […]

11 months ago
M55 traffic begins to ease after crash involving up to 10 vehicles between Kirkham and Broughton

Traffic on M55. Pic: Christopher August The M55 was blocked due to a multiple vehicle crash. Traffic has been held within the M55 eastbound junction one, Garstang to Broughton interchange. It is thought that the crash […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement New coronavirus cases for Preston and South Ribble as tension over tiers continues

Walking along in Miller Park Pic: Tony Worrall The latest figures for new coronavirus cases in Lancashire have been confirmed. Public Health England data shows there were 33 new cases in Preston for Sunday (29 November). South Ribble […]

11 months ago
Preston and Lancashire see further coronavirus infection rate falls as new vaccine minister appointed

Preston's coronavirus test centre in Vernon Street close to the UCLan campus Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and Lancashire’s coronavirus rates continue to head in the right direction, downwards. Latest Public Health England figures for Saturday (28 November) show 42 new cases were recorded in Preston. […]

11 months ago
Latest Preston and South Ribble coronavirus rates as pressure grows for government to ‘split Lancashire’ tiers

The Harris Museum looking festive in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble have seen their coronavirus infection rates continue to fall. During Friday (27 November) the city saw 38 new confirmed coronavirus cases. South Ribble had 53 new […]

11 months ago
Latest Preston coronavirus cases as city prepares to return to tier-3 restrictions

The Christmas lights in Friargate Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s latest Covid-19 cases have been confirmed as the city learned its fate in the new ‘toughened’ tier system. The city saw 32 new Covid-19 confirmed cases during Thursday (26 […]

11 months ago
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