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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 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. […]

4 years 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 […]

4 years 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 […]

4 years ago
Full tier-3 restrictions for Preston and Lancashire from 2 December

A Covid sign in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall There has been a lot of talk about what tier Preston will be placed in today (November 26) for when lockdown 2 ends. Preston City Council leader, Councillor Matthew Brown […]

4 years ago
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Preston and Lancashire to be placed back into tier-3 restrictions from 2 December

Spires on the skyline of Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Preston will go back into tier-3 restrictions once the second national lockdown ends on December 2. Health Secretary Matt Hancock is giving a statement in the House of Commons to […]

4 years ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate falls further as tier-2 or tier-3 decision battle rages

Sunset over Preston Docks Pic: Tony Worrall As Preston and Lancashire sit poised awaiting the decision on tiers the latest coronavirus figures show the city continues to have a falling infection rate. New cases recorded in Preston […]

4 years ago
Lancashire leaders submit proposals for a split tier county – with Preston to be put in Tier 3

County Hall has voted on whether to back a Combined Authority Pic: Paul Melling Lancashire’s leaders have submitted a proposal to the Government to divide the county into two different tiers when the current lockdown ends next week. The news comes following Preston City […]

4 years ago
Preston and Lancashire still hasn’t received the tier-three restrictions cash

County Hall on Fishergate Hill in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall The government has been urged to pay up to Preston and Lancashire. Lancashire leaders at all 15 authorities, including Lancashire County Council and Preston City Council, have written to the […]

4 years ago
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