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Lancashire Resilience Forum no longer asking faith groups to refrain from group worship

A winter sunset just beyond St Walburge's church's distinctive spire Pic: Tony Worrall Lancashire Resilience Forum have published a letter revising their decision to ask faith groups to not take part in group worship or faith-based education. This was due to England being […]

2 hours ago
Preston drops out of England’s coronavirus infection rate top 10, latest Covid vaccine figures by area and new Covid mutation found

Preston's Market canopy glowing green Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus figures have been confirmed as new data emerged showing how many over-65s have had the coronavirus vaccine. New Covid cases for Thursday (4 March) […]

21 hours ago
Lancashire County Council joins call for Covid day of remembrance

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall Lancashire County Council has backed calls for a national day of remembrance for the people who have lost their lives due to the covid pandemic. A notice of motion at […]

22 hours ago
See how many people have received the Covid vaccine in each area of Preston and South Ribble

As government plans to vaccinate all UK adults by July come steadily into place, Preston and South Ribble have seen a rise in the amount of adults who have had […]

1 day ago
Advertisement Advertisement New mosque could be built by Broughton roundabout

A new competition has been launched to find a talented and ambitious architect to design a mosque in Preston. The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has opened the competition […]

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£20.9m Towns Fund boost for Preston city centre projects including a Youth Zone

Harris Quarter visual Preston has been awarded £20.9m from the government’s Towns Fund for a series of city centre regeneration projects, including a previously-scrapped Youth Zone. The funding, announced as part of the Chancellor’s […]

2 days ago
Lancashire’s director of public health addresses Preston’s stubborn Covid infection rate

Dr Sakthi Karunanithi Preston’s coronavirus infection rates continue to be in the top 10 worst in England, despite numbers of cases reducing. The latest figures, for Tuesday 2 March, showed Preston recorded 23 […]

2 days ago
Harris Park campaign group apply for right of way access

The former orphanage became the Harris Knowledge Park when owned by the University of Central Lancashire Pic: Tony Worrall Campaigners wanting to preserve the former Harris Park orphanage building and site have applied for public right of way. The right of way application comes as Booths chairman Edwin Booth […]

2 days ago
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