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27 areas of Preston and South Ribble have seen an increase in Covid cases in the seven days leading up to July 21

Latest Covid stats map 27 places in Preston and South Ribble have seen a rise in coronavirus cases in the week leading up to July 21. Areas that have increased include Walton-le-Dale, St Matthew’s […]

10 hours ago
Preston City Council supports county book festival tackling racial discrimination

Preston City Council has offered its support to a global book festival that aims to combat racial discrimination. The council has joined other organisations around Lancashire, including the Harris Museum […]

2 days ago
Broughton mosque plans deferred pending further details

The planning application for a new mosque in Broughton have been deferred waiting for further details. It was expected to be refused on the grounds that it had a lack […]

6 days ago
23 areas of Preston and South Ribble see a rise in Covid cases in seven days leading up to 14 July

Latest Covid stats map. 23 places in Preston and South Ribble have seen an increase in coronavirus cases in the week leading up to 14 July. This comes after ‘freedom day’ was yesterday (Monday […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s ‘strong cultural and creative community’ highlighted as Lancashire revives bid for UK City of Culture 2025

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall The Lancashire 2025 team has submitted an expression of interest for UK City of Culture 2025 following the axing of the original bid last month. The three-year process, in which […]

1 week ago
Preston thanks the Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service for their hard work during the pandemic

A fire engine responding to deliberate park fires Pic: Preston Fire Station Lancashire’s county councillors have paid tribute to the work of the Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service throughout the coronavirus pandemic. At the full council meeting on Thursday, July 15, all […]

1 week ago
Lancashire Resilience Forum urges residents ‘to be sensible’ following easing of lockdown restrictions

Face masks being worn on the streets of Preston during Friday (4 December) Pic: Paul Melling The Lancashire Resilience Forum has asked residents ‘to be sensible’ following the easing of coronavirus restrictions. As legal restrictions lift across the country, the forum said Lancashire residents need to […]

1 week ago
Police in Preston and Lancashire using new roadside tech to confirm a drivers identity

Police cars in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Lancashire police officers are now armed with latest technology for roadside checks and are warning motorists that if they provide police with the wrong driving licence details, they have the […]

1 week ago
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