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News and information about the village of Broughton which is just to the North of the city of Preston, Lancashire

All but four areas of Preston and South Ribble see coronavirus cases increase in latest local figures

The Covid cases map of Preston is featuring more and more purple - high case areas Pic: Public Health England The week from 14 October to 21 October has seen all but four areas of Preston record an increase in their coronavirus cases. Penwortham North has seen a 163.6 per […]

3 days ago
Where in Preston Covid-19 cases have doubled, as Lancashire leaders speak out against government plans

Screenshot of Covid-19 case data map 1 to 7 October In the week 1 October to 7 October some areas in and around Preston have seen the number of Covid-19 positive cases double or even quadruple. According to government data, cases […]

3 weeks ago
M55 fully reopens after police incident at Kirkham junction

Queuing traffic on the M55 during Wednesday morning Pic: Owen Houghton Motorists travelling between Preston and Blackpool experienced long delays during Wednesday (7 October) morning. Lancashire Police closed the motorway between Junction 3 (Kirkham/Wesham) and Junction 4 (Peel Hill) in both […]

3 weeks ago
Where Preston’s coronavirus hotspots are for latest available positive cases data

A coronavirus testing site at Moor Park in Preston Pic: Donna Clifford Coronavirus cases in Preston are spiking in central and eastern parts of the city. One Preston ward has one of the highest infection rates in all of Lancashire in the […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement The areas of Preston, South Ribble and Chorley to have had positive coronavirus tests in the last week

The number of positive tests for coronavirus has risen across Preston, South Ribble and Chorley. Last week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged people to only obtain a test if they […]

2 months ago
Preston Heritage Open Days launch virtual activities throughout September

This year Preston Heritage Open Days (HOD) is going online as well as onsite as part of the free annual national festival celebrating local historic buildings and heritage. From Friday […]

2 months ago
Longridge and South Ribble are not included in the Preston local lockdown

A woman having a coronavirus test After the announcement today of a government enforced local lockdown from midnight, many people in and around Preston are concerned about whether the lockdown will affect their household. The local […]

3 months ago
Broughton family forced to live in hotel after homes damaged by flood water

Fire crews at Garstang Road to help residents. Homeowners in Garstang Road are having to live in a hotel after their homes were devastated by flood water during last week’s storms. Patrica Carter has contacted Lancashire County Council […]

4 months ago
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