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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.

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 […]

12 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 […]

12 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 […]

12 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 […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year ago
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