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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 […]

7 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 […]

1 week ago
Chart shows Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates throughout February as Chancellor unveils major new grants for lockdown businesses

Sunset over the Preston Marina on a sunny weekend in the city Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is continuing to show concerning trends. At Blog Preston we’ve been tracking how the daily infection rate has been changing since late October in the city […]

1 week ago
Preston’s and South Ribble’s latest coronavirus infection rates as government confirms next vaccine priority groups

An empty Preston Market canopy area in Preston city centre: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has remained amongst the highest in England as the government confirmed the next group of priority people for the vaccine. The city’s new confirmed coronavirus cases […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and Lancashire coronavirus vaccination hits major milestone

The mass vaccination hub in Preston city centre Pic: 70023venus2009 More than half a million patients in Preston, Lancashire and South Cumbria have now been vaccinated against coronavirus since December 2020. Vaccines are being delivered at hospital hubs, GP-led vaccination […]

2 weeks ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate surges as UK’s Covid alert level is dropped

Preston's skyline along the River Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s infection rate has spiked in the latest weekly figures and is now the third highest rate in England. The city has been in and out of England’s top 10 […]

2 weeks ago
Preston tops list for most new companies formed in Lancashire during 2020

Lancashire has been named as one of the top ten places to start a new business. More than 12,600 new companies were started during 2020, with Preston leading the way […]

2 weeks ago
Preston City Council warn residents of council tax scam

The Sessions House in Preston city centre, part of the Town Hall complex Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council are warning residents of a scam doing the rounds. Residents have been receiving emails, letters and calls about a council tax refund. The letters go on to […]

2 weeks ago
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