Health news in Preston covering Royal Preston Hospital, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, GP practices and other health updates – as well as real-life features with those speaking out about health conditions

Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rate latest and Lancashire vaccine update given

The Harris lit up yellow to remember those who died from Covid Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has continued to fall as the director of public health for Lancashire said the vaccine rollout in the county was set to slow down. New coronavirus […]

4 weeks ago
Both Fulwood and West View leisure centres will reopen April 12

Fulwood Leisure Centre in Black Bull Lane Pic: Blog Preston Better Leisure and Preston City Council have announced that they will reopen Fulwood and West View leisure centres from April 12. This comes after receiving more than £300,000 grant funding […]

4 weeks ago
Area by area coronavirus cases for Preston and South Ribble up until 18 March

Latest coronavirus figures map. Two places in Preston and South Ribble have reported less than three new coronavirus cases in the past week. However, some areas such as Walton-le-Dale and Lostock Hall have seen […]

4 weeks ago
Preston’s buildings bathed in yellow to remember those we have lost to Covid

Yesterday (Tuesday, 23 March) marked one year since the UK went into lockdown for the first time. Buildings across Preston were lit up in yellow to mark the occasion. End […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates as country pauses to remember the dead a year on from first lockdown

A selection of pictures from Preston photographer Tony Worrall showing the city in lockdown Pic: Tony Worrall A year on from the first lockdown beginning, here are the latest coronavirus figures for Preston and Lancashire. The city recorded 29 new coronavirus cases for Tuesday (23 March). South […]

4 weeks ago
How Preston and Lancashire is marking one year on from the first national lockdown

As the UK marks one year since since the first national lockdown, Preston and Lancashire are preparing to remember loved ones who have been lost. The Mayor of Preston, Councillor […]

4 weeks ago
On the eve of a year since lockdown 1 began, Preston’s coronavirus infection rate drops below 100

A quiet Miller Park Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has dropped below 100 for the first time in months. It comes as the Lancashire Resilience Forum said a return to regional tiers or localised lockdowns […]

4 weeks ago
Preston and Lancashire urged to join day of reflection one year on from Covid lockdown starting

Tomorrow (Tuesday, 23 March) marks the one year anniversary since England first went into lockdown in response to the pandemic. Since then, Covid-19 had led to the deaths of over […]

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