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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 […]

4 days ago
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 […]

4 days ago
£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 […]

5 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 […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

5 days ago
Preston and South Ribble latest coronavirus infection rate as Downing Street steps in on school face mask guidance

Signs of spring in Ashton Park on Monday 1 March Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is continuing to be within the top 10 in England, although the reduction in cases continues. Latest figures showed Preston recorded 23 new cases during Tuesday […]

6 days ago
Preston residents unable to work from home urged to get regular Covid tests

The entrance to the Vernon Street coronavirus testing centre Pic: Blog Preston Preston and South Ribble residents who are unable to work from home are now able to get regular rapid Covid-19 tests. The aim of the regular testing is to help […]

6 days ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate drops below 200 for first time since November as Health secretary delivers positive vaccine news

Sunrise over Preston's chilly rooftops Pic: Tony Worrall Preston remains in England’s top infection rates for Covid but has now seen the rate drop below 200 for the first time since the second national lockdown ended in early […]

7 days ago
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