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Latest plans for Preston tram network ‘could see first rides by 2021’ on Deepdale test line

Preston Trampower has won planning approval to build a demonstrator line as part of its plans to bring passenger tram services back to the city after an absence of 85 […]

8 hours ago
Continued fall in Preston coronavirus rate as care home residents to receive Covid Pfizer vaccine first

Face masks being worn on the streets of Preston during Friday (4 December) Pic: Paul Melling Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has continued the steady fall. New cases for the city were at 38 for Friday (4 December). South Ribble saw 25 new Covid-19 cases for the […]

19 hours ago
Support grant announced for Preston residents with low incomes being hit hard by coronavirus

Preston Town Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Blog Preston Preston residents experiencing financial hardship as a result of Covid-19 may be eligible for support with food and essential items. The Local Authority Emergency Assistance Grant scheme is now open […]

2 days ago
Preston, South Ribble, Wyre, Fylde and Ribble Valley coronavirus infection rate latest as UK passes sombre Covid milestone

The Preston Market canopies illuminated in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s latest coronavirus cases have been confirmed. The city saw 46 new coronavirus cases during Thursday (3 December). South Ribble recorded 28 new cases for the same day. Wyre had […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement South Ribble sees another ‘mini infection rate rise’ as Prime Minister gives vaccine roll-out update

The Prime Minister led a press conference during Wednesday afternoon to give a range of Covid-related updates Pic: YouTube/No10DowningStreet Latest coronavirus cases show South Ribble has again seen another small rise in its infection rate. New cases recorded in Preston were 38 for Wednesday (2 December). South Ribble saw […]

3 days ago
Royal Preston Hospital due to give Covid vaccine to staff ‘from next week’

Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Paul Melling Royal Preston Hospital is to be one of the ‘hospital’ hubs as the Covid-19 vaccine is rolled out. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Trust is one of the 50 ‘hubs’ to be […]

3 days ago
Former Star Youth Centre in Ashton-on-Ribble removed from auction by Lancashire County Council

The Star Youth Centre in Ashton Pic: Tony Worrall The former Star Youth Centre, Ashton has been removed from auction after a campaign by the Friends of Tulketh Hall. The former youth centre is on the site of what was once […]

3 days ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate remains below 200 as tier-3 restrictions begin again

A damp looking Christmas scene in Preston's Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has stayed below 200 for a second day running. New cases were recorded in the city, with 50 new cases for Tuesday (1 December). South Ribble […]

4 days ago
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