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Covid infection rates in Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire continue to fall as risk of school return ‘spike’ in cases raises pressure on Prime Minister

The mass vaccination hub in Preston city centre Pic: 70023venus2009 Preston’s new daily coronavirus cases remained the highest in Lancashire as the infection rates for the city and the county continue to fall. New confirmed cases for the city on […]

3 weeks ago
Preston’s mass vaccination centre delivered first jabs to the city

The opening of the new mass vaccination hub in Preston City Centre yesterday (18 February) went smoothly. GPs, nurses, pharmacists, volunteers, admin staff, cleaners amongst others helped the opening day […]

3 weeks ago
Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire coronavirus infection rates all falling fast as parents could be asked to Covid test children for school return

Signs of spring in Ashton Park taken on Wednesday 17 February Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s coronavirus infection rate is continuing to fall as proposals emerge for parents to test their children for Covid during any return for schools. New confirmed cases for Preston on […]

3 weeks ago
Preston’s large scale vaccination centre opens as hundreds invited for first appointments

Entrance to the former B&M store in St John's Shopping Arcade Pic: Tony Worrall Hundreds of people aged 65 and over, and those who are clinically vulnerable are being invited to book a coronavirus vaccination at a new NHS large scale vaccination centre. The […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire coronavirus infection rates falling as Prime Minister gives latest on any lockdown easing

The mural and tribute to Captain Sir Tom Moore at the Northern Way pub in Friargate Pic: Tony Worrall Preston saw the largest number of daily Covid cases in Lancashire and the city’s infection rate is continuing to decline. New confirmed cases for Wednesday (17 February) showed Preston recorded […]

3 weeks ago
New project in Preston aims to offer support for vulnerable disabled people during the pandemic

If you’re living in Preston, are disabled, struggling during lockdown and need someone to talk to, then ‘Disability Equality’, a new project may be just what you are looking for. […]

3 weeks ago
Marquees by Preston Bus Station will be part of city’s vaccine hub queuing system

The new Covid vaccine centre marquee outside the Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall A marquee has been erected opposite the former B&M stores vaccination centre next to Preston Bus Station. The vaccination centre in St John’s is set to start vaccinating people on […]

3 weeks ago
Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire coronavirus infection rates continue decline as 1.7million more people told to shield from Covid

The new Covid vaccine centre marquee outside the Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s infection rates and Covid rates across Lancashire have continued to fall. The city still has one of the highest infection rates in England but is seeing large week-on-week declines. […]

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