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Preston back in England’s top 10 Covid infection rate areas as roadmap details show ‘local lockdowns’ not ruled out

People out walking in Avenham and Miller Park during February 24 Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has moved back into England’s top 10 highest infection rate areas, as the Covid rate continues to fall but only very slightly. Latest data comes as the government launched […]

2 weeks ago
Preston and South Ribble continue to see Covid infection rates fall as NHS app considered as a ‘vaccine passport’ option

Morning sky over Preston on Tuesday 23 February Pic: Tony Worrall Preston, South Ribble and the majority of Lancashire’s coronavirus infection rates are continuing to decline. New cases for Tuesday (23 February) showed Preston recorded 44 new cases. South Ribble saw […]

2 weeks ago
Preston City Council planning team nominated for national award

Preston City Council town hall. Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council’s planning team has been nominated for a national award. The nomination is in recognition of their hard work and contribution to planning in the city. The planning […]

2 weeks ago
Next phase of ‘The Preston Model’ to be unveiled at online event

Boats on Preston Marina Pic: Tony Worrall Preston residents are invited to join Preston City Council at the online launch of the next phase of its Community Wealth Building agenda, often known as the ‘Preston Model.’ ‘Community […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston re-enters England’s top 10 infection rate areas and reaction to lockdown 3 easing roadmap

Sunset at Preston Marina on Monday 22 February on the day the Prime Minister announced his lockdown easing roadmap Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has re-entered the top 10 infection rate areas in England – although the city’s Covid rate is continuing to fall. Latest figures come as the Prime Minister outlined the […]

2 weeks ago
Lockdown 3 is easing- what’s happening and when

An empty Guildhall Street in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Boris Johnson has today announced his road map to easing the nation out of lockdown 3. Speaking in the House of Commons this afternoon, Boris said that he will begin […]

2 weeks ago
Preston artist has ‘Nazi’ artwork rejected from Harris Open exhibition

The Harris and Flag Market in Autumn Pic: Tony Worrall A Preston artist has expressed her frustration at having her artwork rejected by the city’s Harris Museum for potentially causing offence. The Harris Open is taking place online this year […]

2 weeks ago
Tracking Preston and South Ribble’s coronavirus infection rate fall as the Prime Minister prepares to outline roadmap out of lockdown

Preston's mass vaccination centre within the St John's Shopping Centre Pic: Mick Gardner Preston and Lancashire’s weekend coronavirus cases have been confirmed as the city continues to see its infection rate slide. The city has remained in and around the top 20 infection […]

2 weeks ago
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