Fylde News

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.

NHS confirms Covid jab now offered at every eligible care home in Preston and Lancashire

A vaccination being given Pic: Pixabay In a major milestone for the NHS vaccination programme, nurses, GPs and other NHS staff have now offered the life-saving jab to every eligible care home with older residents in […]

3 weeks ago
Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire coronavirus infection rates continue to fall as nation told ‘we are past this Covid peak’

Preston's Market Hall all lit up Pic: Tony Worrall Latest coronavirus infection rates in Preston and South Ribble are continuing to show falls as the chief medical officer for England said the UK was ‘past the peak’ in cases […]

3 weeks ago
Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner praises invaluable work of volunteer special officers

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw has recognised the ‘invaluable’ role that volunteer special police officers play. He acknowledges how they keep people safe and supporting our communities and […]

3 weeks ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates as nation mourns loss of Captain Sir Tom Moore

Preston's skyline over the Docks Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are continuing to fall rapidly. New cases recorded for Tuesday (2 February) showed Preston saw 43 new confirmed cases. South Ribble has 54 […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Dobbies Garden Centre near Preston expands food hall

Dobbies Garden Centres have opened a new look foodhall at their Clifton branch near Preston. This partnership with Sainsbury’s brings a range of high-quality essential food and grocery products to […]

4 weeks ago
Preston and Lancashire Covid infection rates as county sees all areas fall, South African variant in Southport and Prime Minister ‘may scrap regional tiers system’

An almost empty Friargate in Preston city centre on Monday 1 February Pic: Tony Worrall Every area in Lancashire saw the Covid-19 infection rate fall in the latest figures. New cases confirmed on Monday (1 February) include 58 recorded cases in Preston. South Ribble saw […]

4 weeks ago
How Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rate has changed in final week of January, new weekend Covid cases and lockdown will only be ‘eased slowly’

The boarded up Black Horse Pub in Preston city centre during a quiet day in lockdown Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s Covid-19 infecton rates have begun falling in the past week, but still remain above or where they were during the second lockdown in November. New cases […]

4 weeks ago
Preston and Lancashire snow and ice warning scaled back by Met Office in updated weather forecast

A wintry walkway in Haslam Park in the past week Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and Lancashire is being warned to brace for a freezing start to February. The Met Office has updated its warning for snow and ice. From midnight on Tuesday (2 […]

4 weeks ago
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