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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.

Fylde remains a Covid hotspot as Preston and Lancashire infection rate falls and police get new powers and house party fines rise from tonight

A nearly empty Flag Market in Preston city centre during lockdown 3 Pic: Tony Worrall Latest coronavirus infection rates show Fylde is still in England’s hotspot areas and Preston and the rest of Lancashire is continuing on a downward trend. Confirmed cases for Friday (29 […]

4 weeks ago
Fylde has third-fastest rising Covid rate in England as Preston and Lancashire continues to fall

An empty Guildhall Street in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Fylde is continuing to buck the trend in Lancashire with its coronavirus infection rate rising while Preston, South Ribble and the rest of the county falls. Latest coronavirus cases for […]

4 weeks ago
Blog Preston joins campaign to help children get online during home-school

Blog Preston is today joining with publications, politicians, councils and other organisations across the North of England to support the Cash for Connectivity appeal. The emergency fundraising is targeting £1.2m to help […]

4 weeks ago
Preston and South Ribble Covid rates continue to fall as Fylde surges into England’s top five and Prime Minister says home-school until early March ‘at least’

St Walburge's Church spire seen from a frosty Preston view Pic: Paul Melling Preston and South Ribble’s Covid rates are continuing their fall but Fylde is now in England’s hotspot areas. New coronavirus cases for Wednesday (27 January) showed 77 recorded cases for […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Stammer awareness campaign launched in Kirkham is going national

Jack Dinsley, founder of the Be Kind Stammer Campaign This is a guest post by Jack Dinsley from Kirkham, founder of the Be Kind Stammer Campaign. If you’d like to write a guest post for Blog Preston, email contactus@blogpreston.co.uk. 2021 […]

1 month ago
Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates as UK passes 100,000 Covid-19 related deaths

The sun breaks behind a cloud over Preston on Tuesday (26 January) Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rates are continuing to fall. New cases confirmed for Tuesday (26 January) were 64 new cases in the city. South Ribble recorded 45 new […]

1 month ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has now begun to fall

Snowy train tracks in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has begun to fall week-on-week for the first time since the start of the third national lockdown. The latest daily confirmed cases showed the city recorded […]

1 month ago
AFC Fylde Stadium among new community Covid vaccination sites now operating

Delivery of Covid-19 jabs is set to begin today (Monday, 25 January) at three new vaccination sites across Lancashire and South Cumbria and it is set to be run by […]

1 month ago
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